Moving to Hamilton
Hamilton is a growing city of many communities, built on community spirit. It has many unique geographical features like the Niagara Escarpment and Hamilton Harbour and a number of waterfalls.
Hamilton has a broad mix of urban centres and sprawling farmland, offering beautiful sights at every turn. Though the city dates back to 1846, Hamilton is actually made up of other communities that were amalgamated in 2001. These include Ancaster, Dundas, Flamborough, Glanbrook and Stoney Creek. And within these areas there are many smaller neighbourhoods and villages.
Hamilton is culturally diverse and has welcomed wave after wave of new Canadians from many parts of the world. As a welcoming city, it’s easy to meet people and make new friends in Hamilton.
With a wide range of museums, libraries, entertainment venues and a thriving restaurant industry, recreational facilities, parks and conservations areas, the City of Hamilton offers the perfect place to start a business, raise and family and grow with the community.
Here are some reasons why people move to Hamilton:
- Affordable housing
- Public transit with new services planned
- Cultural, artistic, performing arts and museum attractions
- A wide offering of professional and amateur sporting events and participation opportunities
- 9 local Farmers' Markets
- Over 100 waterfalls