Lifestyle Options in Chatham-Kent

Set between two fresh water lakes and surrounded by rich, productive farmland, Chatham-Kent is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. We have one of the mildest climates in Canada…meaning our golfers hit the links about 9 months of the year.

Lifestyle Options in Chatham-Kent - Winery
Lifestyle Options in Chatham-Kent - Marina

“Living the dream without breaking the bank” sums up how most residents feel about Chatham-Kent. The beauty of Chatham-Kent combined with the low cost of living has made us very attractive to businesses looking to give their staff an ideal place to live, have fun and raise a family.



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Population in Chatham-Kent

And take a look at what your can do with all that freedom to move, resident accomplishments: NHL players, MLB players CFL players, NLL players (lacrosse), internationally recognized ICT companies, Olympic competitive athletes, international multimedia journalists, medical device inventors, Country Music stars, global food producers and the list goes on.

These talented people were given the opportunities to shine because we are “small”.  We allow artisans in whatever their endeavour to develop their talent and then go forward, compete and succeed.   In Chatham-Kent, we enjoy affordable homes, safe neighbourhoods, a rich cultural heritage, and  active living.  We have wide open spaces, clean air, abundant waterfront and peace of mind.  

We are part of the rich Canadian story and entrusted with the keeping the stories alive for generations, Chief Tecumseh's fateful battle ground, Uncle Tom’s cabin and other Underground Railroad sites.  Rich agricultural and automotive history provide links to the industrial revolution and of course the quality of and home-grown goodness of produce from local farms available roadside or in area restaurants by trained and creatives chefs.

Our festivals celebrate our history, our food and our artisans. Warm hospitality awaits you in Chatham-Kent


  • Population: 104,000
  • 2471 km2 land mass
  • Average summer temperature: +21˚C
  • Average winter temperature: -3˚C
  • Avg House Price: CDN $156,423.00
  • Avg Executive House Price: CDN $480,000.00
  • Elementary and High Schools: English and French Language
  • 9 urban centres, 23 communities
  • 2 First Nations communities