Kingsville is located along the north shore of Lake Erie. It is a community in the Essex County region. Kingsville has a unique location as the most southern town in Canada and enjoys the warmest climate of any city in Ontario. Our region is located at the same latitude as northern California. The average temperature reaches above 50°F (10°C) 223 days of the year.
Kingsville is primarily an agricultural community. Neighbouring with the Municipality of Leamington, Kingsville shares in hosting the largest concentration of vegetable greenhouses in North America. They produce tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, strawberries, flowers and potted plants. Kingsville is home to four estate wineries including Pelee Island Winery as the largest in Canada, which produce a variety of award winning wines from their local vineyards.
Tourism and recreational opportunities abound in Kingsville. Our most popular bird watching opportunities are found at the Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary. Our active trails include the Chrysler Canada Greenway that interconnect with the National Waterfront Trail. Our marine facilities include the Cedar Island Marina and Yacht Club and host an international working harbour at the Port of Kingsville.
The region is an affordable place to do business noting that our cost of serviced land is among the most attractive on the continent. Canadian Business and Profit magazines ranked Canada’s best places to do business with the Essex-County region being ranked 25th overall. Our housing costs are among Canada’s most affordable. Our proximity to the busiest border crossing in North America makes Kingsville a desirable location.