County Demographics & Statistics

Vibrant communities in the countryside offer exceptional business and lifestyle opportunities and a winning economic mix — including manufacturing, agri-business, tourism and creative industries. Welcome to Huron County – Ontario’s West Coast.  Due in large part to our significant and productive agriculture and manufacturing base and with an available skilled workforce committed to living in this region, Howick business community welcomes new partners, investors and entrepreneurs. There is room for growth and expansion in our communities, all within a short distance to major centres.

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.  

You are invited to visit, relocate or establish a business in our friendly community.  Follow this link for factsheets and statistical information on our community.