Welcome to the Municipality of Port Hope
The Municipality of Port Hope offers an outstanding quality of life. Here you will find great restaurants, accommodations and professional theatre, galleries and a natural beauty that defines the culture of our community.
Port Hope is a mix of urban area surrounded by farmland, rural hamlets and the beautiful Ganaraska Forest. Our vibrant community offers a wide variety of lifestyle choices, employment opportunities, leisure and educational pursuits.
Residential development is an active part of Port Hope's growth with new housing projects currently underway. Residential options also include Victorian mansions, condominiums, hobby farms and custom built homes.
Not only does Port Hope offer an in-town transit system, but out of area locations are easily accessible through VIA Rail and the six lane Hwy 401.
Rich in 19th century character, Port Hope is home to over 270 heritage designated buildings, more per capital than anywhere else in Canada. Port Hope's celebrated Heritage downtown was judged "Best Preserved Main Street in Ontario," in TVO's Main Street Competition.
Our Economic Development professionals actively pursue growth through business retention and attraction initiatives. With a thriving industrial base, prosperous downtown core and successful agricultural operations, Port Hope provides a stable and diverse economic base.
Once you are settled in, we invite you to stop into our Visitors' Information Centre or go online to www.porthopetourism.ca to view our current events listing.
Once again we say... welcome!
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