Welcome to Georgina, Ontario, a lakeshore town in one of Canada’s fastest-growing economic regions, York Region, where residents, organizations and businesses work collaboratively with the municipality to create a well-connected and diversified economy poised for growth.
Georgina is a community of communities with each area having a unique and historical identity, all united and proud to collectively call Georgina home. Lake Simcoe is our prized asset serving as an inspiration for the arts community and providing year-round recreation that attracts visitors from all over the Greater Toronto Area and beyond. Only an hour from Toronto, Georgina offers a balanced rural and urban lifestyle making it a desired location to live, work and play.
Owning a business in a designated business improvement area
“Joining the Keswick BIA board has increased my communication with the Town to share my opinions, future dreams and be a part of the improvement for an area that I’m passionate about. It has also allowed me to connect with like-minded community members and BIA directors who want to see our community thrive,” ~ Uptown Keswick BIA’s board Chair Karin Cacciola.
Colleges and Universities
- Centennial College
- George Brown College
- Georgian College
- Humber College
- OCAD University
- Ryerson University
- Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology
- University of Toronto
- York University
Georgina Trades Training Centre
Ensuring accessible healthcare is an important factor to consider when choosing to move to or do business in a new place. The Town works with the medical community like Health Georgina to ensure all healthcare needs are available now and in the future as we continue to grow, welcoming new residents in our neighbourhoods and senior living centres. Georgina’s closest hospital is Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, approximately 20 minutes from Keswick’s south end. If you live in the northeastern part of Georgina, your distance is approximately 35 minutes to the Newmarket hospital or Ross Memorial in Lindsay. Learn more about Georgina’s physicians, health centres, nurse practitioners, clinics and other healthcare providers.
Below are some links to useful information to help get you acquainted with life in our beautiful town: