Wallaceburg is a great place to live, work and play. Located at the forks of the Sydenhan River, Wallaceburg boasts some of the best boating, fishing and swimming in southwestern Ontario. Wallaceburg also has some of the most reasonably priced waterfront property in Ontario. Our clean waterways are the signature of the community and connect us to the Great Lakes. We are Canada’s Inland Deepwater Port. We have state-of-the-art trails, waterways and pathways for cyclists and walkers.
Wallaceburg and its people are friendly, welcoming and a strong partner in Chatham-Kent and neighboring communities. We are a safe home to young and old, proud of our diverse multicultural population of approximately 15,000 people. Our economic base consists of Agriculture, Agribusiness, Automotive, Solar, Hospital, Education and Entrepreneurship.
We promote “Shop Local”. You can’t help but to get to know the local merchants and restaurant owners on a first name basis when living in Wallaceburg. Our schools continue to excel in standardized testing. Our high school graduates are engaged in apprenticeships, college and university.
Our recreational infrastructure supports an excellent quality of life with two arenas, nearby golf courses, baseball diamonds, soccer fields, tennis courts and several service clubs. We have an active community that supports the needs of both the young and old, hosting a variety of events and festivals for example, WAMBO (Wallaceburg Antique Motor Boat Outing) and the Annual Wallaceburg Sports Hall of Fame Dinner.
Wallaceburg is close to everywhere. Nearby Chatham, London, Sarnia and Detroit offer even more opportunities for social events and entertainment.
We have a strong community spirit rich in history which we showcase and celebrate. Our medical facilities serve the needs of our population. Our local health care professionals are excellent.