About Us

Welcome to the Elgin County Archives

We welcome you to explore our collections, order reproductions of our photographs or visit one of our virtual exhibits.

Where there are no known copyright restrictions, we share our photographs on our Flickr site. These are photographs whose term of copyright has expired or for which the Elgin County Archives owns the copyright.

Reproductions Available

Any photograph in our collection is available for reproduction.
To order, consult this list of fees, and download the order form.


We welcome your comments and feedback

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 10 am – 4pm
519-631-1460, ext. 154
Our Location
450 Sunset Drive
St. Thomas, ON
N5R 5V1
You can send Archives a message using the contact form below.

From Highway 401 at London: a 20 minute drive south on Colonel Talbot Road (County Road 4) or Wellington Road (County Road 25) towards Port Stanley. Located in the Elgin County Administration Building,
450 Sunset Drive, across from Regional Mental Health Care, St. Thomas.

Easter Holiday Closure Notice
Family Day Closure Notice
Graphic to indicate holiday closures at Elgin County Facilities. The Elgin County Administration Building, Provincial Offences Administration Building, and Elgin County Heritage Centre will be closed on Friday, December 23rd at noon. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024.