About Our Community

Children walking on sidewalkThe Township of Guelph/Eramosa is a great place to live, work and play!

Population

  • 12,380 (2011)

Location

  • Southern end of Wellington County
  • Bordering the City of Guelph

Transportation

  • Easily accessible to all areas of the Greater Toronto Area
  • Highway 7 and Highway 6 provide direct access to major urban centres

Economy

  • Commercial and industrial lands available
  • Prime retail space available at competitive rates

Lifestyle

  • Small town atmosphere and unique cultural roots
  • Community participation and volunteerism throughout the community
  • Many heritage homes and farms
  • Rockwood has downtown shopping, with businesses and markets located throughout the Township

Housing

  • Predominantly single family homes
  • Average price for a resale detached home is $377,297 (2006)

Parks, Recreation and Culture

  • Over 81 kilometres of trails
  • 11 municipal parks
  • 2 conservation areas
  • Home to many annual festivals and events