About Georgina, Ontario
Georgina, Ontario became a town in 1986 with the combination of North Gwillimbury and Georgina. Georgina includes the communities of Udora, Keswick, Sutton and Jackson’s Point. It is located on the south shore of Lake Simcoe which is 67 kilometers north of Toronto.
Tourism in Georgina occurs year round and is a strong foundation for employment in the area. Along with tourism, the area is home to more than 100 farms, generating a significant portion of its economy. Offering a number of year-round activities in a variety of settings, it is also a popular destination in Ontario for ice fishing, hiking and photography. The area is also complemented with an island on Lake Simcoe. It isn’t difficult to see why real estate here has become so sought after in Ontario, for both investment and long-term ownership.
The communities here were previously regarded as cottage country by people coming north from Toronto, until infrastructure, prime real estate and a growing population connected the area to cities like Newmarket. Significant change and home development over the years has turned the area of Georgina into a bedroom community for the Greater Toronto Area.
Georgina is one of the largest municipalities in York Region based on land mass. Georgina’s population currently sits around 45,500 and is expected to continue growing rapidly due to the real estate market and how it compares to the surrounding areas.