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Municipality of Chatham-Kent

Park Avenue Business Centre
25 Creek Road
Chatham, ON, N7M 0L1

519-360-1998 ext. 3012

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Cultivating the Good Life

Chatham-Kent residents enjoy beautiful natural scenery, a variety of recreational activities, a low cost of living and unique business opportunities. There are many reasons why you should choose Chatham-Kent!


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Natural Amenities

Located between two lakes and surrounded by rich, productive farmland, Chatham-Kent is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Our beautiful location allows residents to enjoy activities such as:

  • Trips to several beaches located along the north shore of Lake Erie and the east shore of Lake St. Clair
  • Camping at two Provincial Parks (Rondeau and Wheatley)
  • Bird watching at several locations, including the St. Clair National Wildlife Area and our conservation areas.
  • Boating, fishing and social events on or by the water at Erieau, Mitchell’s Bay, Lighthouse Cove and along the Sydenham River

Chatham-Kent also experiences one of the mildest climates in Canada, making it possible for residents to stay active year-round.



The low cost of living in Chatham-Kent allows residents to enjoy a high quality of life. Considering a move to Chatham-Kent? Visit the Chatham-Kent Association of Realtors' website to find out more about the region and to browse local listings.



Recreation and Entertainment

Front entrance to Capitol TheatreResidents of all ages and interests enjoy year-round sports and recreation in Chatham-Kent. From walking or running along one of over 40 municipal trails to joining local sports clubs and teams, there are plenty of opportunities to make friends and stay fit!

Learn about the area’s unique heritage at one of many museums and heritage homes, including our three Underground Railroad sites that attract visitors from across North America. Chatham-Kent is also home to several art galleries and two theatres, which attract well-known entertainers and host local theatre productions. During the summer months, families can enjoy the many festivals and events that occur in communities across the municipality.

Thinking of making the move to Chatham-Kent? Why not plan a visit to experience all that the region has to offer!


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Chatham-Kent is a great place to work, own a business, and study. Located within one hour of London, Windsor, Sarnia and several border crossings into the United States, Chatham-Kent offers the best of small town living with access to big city amenities.

Please browse our employment, entrepreneurship, and education pages as you consider living the dream without breaking the bank in Chatham-Kent.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017
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