Economic Development

About The Township of Howick


Howick is one of the four Huron County Townships created out of the Queen's Bush by the Wilkinson survey of 1847.  The Township is the most northeasterly of the County, bounded on the north by the Municipality of South Bruce, on the east by the Town of Minto in Wellington, on the south by the Municipality of North Perth and on the west by Morris-Turnberry in Huron. 


The population of Howick Township as reported by MPAC Dec 2011 was 3,882.  Today, the Township of Howick is a predominately rural municipality. Urban settlement in the municipality is located in the Villages of Fordwich, Gorrie and Wroxeter, as well as in the hamlets of Belmore and Lakelet. The majestic Maitland River winds through the Township and flows through each of the Villages.

Link to Howick Lifestyle Video

The Huron Small Business Enterprise Centre hosts a series of events throughout the year. Check out

Township of Howick's Economic Development 

The Council for the Township of Howick recognizes and understands that Economic Development initiatives are most effective when business leaders and staff work in a collaborative way to craft and execute strategies.

Recommendations will be made to Council on matters that will foster and enhance business retention and expansion in the community, assisting Council with their efforts to generate and sustain employment and business investment in the Township of Howick. 

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