Residents of the municipality get to enjoy living a rural lifestyle while enjoying the benefits of the larger municipalities.  The Township of Essa is unique in its location, as it is truly a place “Where Town and Country Meet”.  As a result, residents of Essa get to enjoy the many amenities and benefits offered by not only the Township of Essa, but its surrounding municipalities due to the close proximity of Essa to Alliston and Barrie.

The main communities of this township are Angus, Thornton, and Baxter. Other small hamlets are Cedargrove, Colwell, Egbert, Elmgrove, Hoe Doe Valley, Ivy, Utopia and West Essa.

Angus is the largest community in Essa Township, and the main access to the neighbouring Canadian Forces Base Borden. It offers services such as a library, catholic and public elementary schools, public secondary school, a small shopping centre, many stores, a chamber of commerce and a recreation facility.

If you would like more detailed information about living in Essa Township, just call me or send me an email.

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