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Living in Elgin

Elgin County Sign

Living in Elgin is Great.A photo of THE PORT STANLEY TERMINAL RAIL Inc

Idyllic rural landscapes, charming towns and villages, as well as waterfront living make life in Elgin County the ideal alternative to the hustle and bustle of city life. Proximity to major highways and a short drive to major urban centres give Elgin County all the advantages of the “big city” without all the hassle. Elgin residents enjoy an exemplary lifestyle with abundant access to the natural environment, fresh local products, competitive tax rates and housing costs that are well below the national average.

Community and Cultural Services

The department operates the Elgin County Library, Elgin County Museum and Elgin County Archives and leads cultural initiatives on behalf of the County such as cultural mapping.

Emergency Management

The County has an active Emergency Management Plan which is tested on a regular basis in accordance with the Emergency Management Act. Visit the Emergency Management page for more information on Elgin County's emergency services.

Elgin County Rural Guide

A comprehensive list of Elgin's agricultural associations, media outlets, municipal contacts and more!