Living in Hamilton

Home to more than 100 waterfalls and cascades, Hamilton is a port city situated in the geographic centre of the Golden Horseshoe and is roughly the midway point between Toronto and Niagara Falls, Ontario.  With a population of nearly 550,000, Hamilton is a thriving, vibrant place for arts, culture, and heritage, where diversity and inclusivity are embraced and celebrated.  The growing arts and culture community boasts award-winning restaurants, incredible art collections, and a variety of performing arts and local festivals.  Bounded by the Hamilton Harbour and the Niagara Escarpment (known as “the mountain”), Hamilton offers incredible access to conservation and recreation lands, waterfalls, and trails.  Surrounding the central part of Hamilton are the communities of Dundas, Ancaster, Stoney Creek, Binbrook, Flamborough and Glanbrook.  – Adapted from Tourism Hamilton