Town of the Blue Mountains Posted by ROMP Online December 16th, 2014

Town of the Blue Mountains

Includes Clarksburg & Thornbury

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ABOUT TOWN OF BLUE MOUNTAINS

The Town of the Blue Mountains is nestled between Georgian Bay and the Niagara Escarpment and is comprised the town of Thornbury and the village of Clarksburg.

Thornbury features a wine bar, cheese gallery and a coffee bar known for its award winning beans. Clarksburg is the hidden gateway between the picturesque back roads of Beaver Valley, the slopes of The Blue Mountains and shores of Georgian Bay. This riverside village has a weekly farmer’s market and a Thanksgiving Apple Harvest festival.

The economy in the Blue Mountains is centered on tourism, with many ski resorts and beautiful beaches.

HIGHLIGHTS

The Blue Mountains offer many opportunities for skiing, and snowshoeing in the winter and biking, hiking, and golfing in the summer. Thornbury has Little River Beach, a great place to relax and swim. in the spring and fall you may see fish attempting to climb the ladder to their spawning grounds in the Beaver River.

HEALTHCARE
There is no hospital in the Town of the Blue Mountains. The Town of Blue Mountains is serviced by the Meaford Hospital, a well equipped hospital with 24 hour emergency care, an operating room, 20 inpatient, and has approximately 10,000 annual visits. North East Grey Health Clinics opened a health centre in Thornbury with four and a physio clinic. A second medical center will be nearing completion in Meaford in August of 2014 which will include four family physicians and a physio clinic.

Hamilton: 224km

London: 244km

Sudbury: 342km

Kingston: 412km

Ottawa: 560km

Toronto: 171km

Population: 6,453

Median Age: 54.2

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The Rural Ontario Medical Program (ROMP) places medical students & residents into core and elective rotations in rural regions across Ontario.
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