Amaranth Township, Ontario, Canada
A unique and diverse community where peace, plenty and progress flourish
Amaranth is the largest township in Dufferin County, part of the picturesque Hills of Headwaters Tourism region. Amaranth is situated in south-central Ontario just northwest of Orangeville and south of Shelburne. We’re a rural community of 3,845 residents and approximately 100 diverse businesses living in harmony with our natural environment.
Our name is derived from the Amaranth plant that grows abundantly throughout our township. Bounded on the west by Luther Lake, one of the largest wetlands in southern Ontario, a spectacular variety of wildlife can be enjoyed in all four seasons. An old rail line that crosses Amaranth provides a variety of recreational activities, especially snowmobiling along well-groomed trails. Amaranth is rich with diverse landscape features including:
Our most important asset is the residents of Amaranth, who have a steely pride in the sustainability of their community and many have lived here for generations. People are encouraged to visit, enjoy activities, reside, work or start up a business in the Township of Amaranth.
Township of Amaranth
Economic Development and Sustainability Advisory Committee
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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BREAKFAST
Was held November 15, 2012
"New and Expanding Business in the Township of Amaranth"
Tony Dutra, Woolwich Dairy
Evan Besley, Besley Farms
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Snapshot of Amaranth
Area: 264.35 km2
Villages of the Township: Amaranth Station, Black's Corner, Bowling Green, Campania, Coleridge, Farmington, Laurel, Shelburne, Waldemar and Whittington
Types of Businesses: Farms, tourism, trucking, professional services, automotive, artistic, trades and self-employed entrepreneurs