Shelburne Posted by ROMP Online December 18th, 2014

Shelburne

SHELBURNE

ABOUT SHELBURNE

Shelburne is best known for the Annual Canadian Championship Fiddling Contest that is held each August. Shelburne is also home to the Shelburne Muskies, WOAA Senior Hockey League. The Niagara Escarpment provides amazing scenery, as well as challenging downhill and cross-country skiing close to home. Just a few miles north, the world-renowned Blue Mountain guarantees excitement for all. The Bruce Trial and its many fascinating side trails provide visitors and residents alike with supreme opportunity to explore the Niagara Escarpment as it winds through the area.

HIGHLIGHTS

Sports and recreation opportunities happen throughout the year including hockey, baseball, lacrosse, soccer, figure skating, gymnastics or Scouts. With six golf courses in the country, the Shelburne Golf and country Club to the spectacular Devil’s Pulpit. Shelburne is also famous for Fiddleville, which has been celebrated for over 60 years.

HEALTHCARE

There is no hospital in Shelburne. The Shelburne Centre for Health is conveniently located with other community health service providers. The clinic is under the umbrella of the Dufferin Area Family Health Team, which comprises of 30 family physicians and over 40 Allied Health Professionals. The centre is a fully integrated team comprised of a Nurse Practitioner, Diabetes Team, Respiratory Therapist, Smoking Cessation and Mental Health programs. The closest hospital is Headwaters Health Care Center in Orangeville and serves the communities of Dufferin County and Caledon.

Hamilton: 128km

London: 182km

Sudbury: 360km

Kingston: 351km

Ottawa: 480km

Toronto: 104km

Population: 5,846

Median Age 37.7