Mayor's Message


Welcome to Southgate Township 
where our People make the Difference!

Our wonderful rural and small town community is your southern gateway to Grey County with the highest elevation in southern Ontario and a population of approx. 7000 great people ready to welcome you, your family or business.  

Southgate enjoys a rich agricultural heritage and a growing entrepreneurial future. A broad range of businesses provide a wide variety of services and employment opportunities and we welcome new residents, businesses, and investors who share our vision for a happy, healthy community.  
Residents and visitors enjoy year round sports, recreation, festivals, and fun for all ages. Whether you appreciate a good old fashioned rodeo, a lively hockey game or home made goods and farm fresh produce, our charming communities have it all. Watch our updated calendar of events for information for everyone from car to butter tart enthusiasts or to learn more about making our wonderful community your new home or place of business.

If you are looking to explore or grow your economic opportunities in Southgate please contact me or our Economic Development Officer Glenn Walker to arrange a meeting or discussion at a mutually convenient time.

If you have general inquiries or wish to schedule a meeting, Southgate Township staff would be happy to assist you so you can make informed decisions about your future home, business or other opportunities.  

On behalf of Southgate residents, businesses, and our elected Council, I welcome you to visit us anytime or contact me directly to discuss your own great ideas for our future growth together.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Thank you and best wishes,
Anna-Marie Fosbrooke
519 379-5530 Cell direct, text, and personal voicemail  
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