Creemore, Ontario


Creemore, Ontario
Creemore
Creemore is located in Ontario
Creemore
Location of Creemore, Ontario
Coordinates: 44°19′N 80°06′W / 44.317°N 80.1°W / 44.317; -80.1
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Simcoe
Municipality Clearview
Government
 - Mayor Ken Ferguson
Population (2010)
 - Total 1,300
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code L0M
Website www.ourcreemore.com

Creemore is a former village, now part of Clearview Township, located in Simcoe County, Ontario. It lies approximately 130 kilometres (81 mi) north of Toronto, 40 minutes west of Barrie, and 20 minutes south of Collingwood and Georgian Bay. It sits on the eastern boundary of the Niagara Escarpment.[1]

Creemore purportedly has North America's smallest jail. Coboconk and Tweed make similar claims of their jails.

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Economy

Creemore has a vibrant small business community and is the home to Creemore Springs Brewery. The microbrewery was acquired by Molson on April 22, 2005.

History

The settlement of Creemore began in 1842 and by the turn of the century it was a thriving village of around 800 people with a vibrant business community.

In 1993, the amalgamation of Sunnidale, Nottawasaga, Village of Creemore and Town of Stayner took place and it became Clearview Township. Creemore, now part of Clearview Township, located in Simcoe County, Ontario.

Today, the village of Creemore is a thriving village of around 1,300 people.

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Coordinates: 44°19′N 80°06′W / 44.317°N 80.1°W / 44.317; -80.1


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