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!

Located between Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair, Chatham-Kent offers a warm Ontario climate, close proximity to water and beautiful natural scenery, and low house prices.

Chatham-Kent is a great place to work, be an entrepreneurlearn, and call "home"! If you are seeking a better quality of life, a home for your family, new employment, a location for your own business, or opportunities for education, consider Chatham-Kent. Come visit and test the water!

Cultivating Your Future, Shore to Shore.

Enjoy yourself in Chatham-Kent

Chatham-Kent's beautiful natural scenery, active agricultural sector and location between Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair make it a one-of-a kind location for boating, hunting, golf, agri-tourism and water sports. Our rich history, connections to the Underground Railroad, great beaches and proximity to water make us a destination for history buffs, classic car enthusiasts, sports fans, water lovers and anyone excited by culture.

Find out what's happening and join us

Chatham-Kent is not short on activities and entertainment. Our large geography, great climate, natural amenities and active agricultural sector ensure that there are activities and entertainment for people of all ages and interests. Check out our calendar and plan to join us!

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.

Climate Comparison

Average Daily Temperature Comparison by Month (Celsius)
Based on data from 1981-2010.
Source: Government of Canada, Canadian Climate Normals Station Data



Stay for a while

There are many places for you to rest your head in Chatham-Kent. Stay in an award winning hotel, or stay close to nature by camping at one of our campgrounds or two provincial parks.

Make a holiday out of your visit - you might find yourself making a life here.

Questions or Comments?

Whether you are interested in employmententrepreneurshipeducation, or simply becoming part of what we think is the greatest community in southwestern Ontario, it would be our pleasure to connect you with more information and help you make the most of your trip. While you are here, why not receive an orientation to Chatham-Kent? We are proud to call Chatham-Kent "home" and to showcase our community, its great value housing and exceptional quality of life; we would be more than happy to arrange a Connect to CK tour for you.

Contact us
Resident Attraction and Retention 
Phone: 519-360-1998 ext. 3059