THE BEST OF COUNTRY LIVING AND BIG CITY AMENITIES
Located in the Golden Horseshoe area of Ontario, the Regional Municipality of Durham is comprised of eight communities: Ajax, Brock, Clarington, Oshawa, Pickering, Scugog, Uxbridge, and Whitby.
While the area is primarily rural (with thriving agricultural and manufacturing sectors), its communities have been quickly expanding with residential and commercial developments. Would you like to know more about the expanding region of Durham?Ask Leslie
WHAT MAKES DURHAM DIFFERENT?
Durham Region stretches from Pickering in the west, Newtonville in the east, Lake Ontario in the south and reaches as far north as Lake Simcoe.
Immigrants of Polish, Ukrainian, Hungarian, Croatian, German, Italian Russian heritage - and of course French and Anglo roots - make up Durham's population base. The Durham Region is serviced by various transportation systems, making it easy to travel in and out of the area. Many of the communities here are also bike-friendly.
Average Property Price:
The cost of living in Durham Region is less than the city of Toronto but on par with other locations in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Home values are well supported with the region's proximity to jobs in the GTA. Cities & towns within Durham Region have invested significantly in infrastructure, education, arts, community and more.
Durham region is a thriving region with over 3,000 businesses in the key economic sectors such as agri-business, energy, environment, engineering, health sciences, innovative technology, manufacturing and tourism.
Overall, Durham Region real estate has many more affordable options compared to the GTA. With its many unique communities, you can find rural properties in the quieter areas such as Scugog, a suburban home in the busier communities of Whitby or Oshawa, and almost anything in between.
Learn More About Living In DURHAM
Established in 1974 as one of several new regional governments in Ontario, Durham has an area of approximately 2,500 square kilometres, with headquarters of regional government in Whitby.
Search for Durham shops, restaurants, parks, entertainment, places of worship and more on this interactive map.
Pickering Town Centre
1355 Kingston Road, Pickering, ON, Canada
Port Perry’s Vintage Marketplace
1894 Scugog St, Port Perry, ON, Canada
Oshawa Shopping Centre
419 King St W Parking, Oshawa, ON, Canada
Great Blue Heron Casino
21777 Island Road, Port Perry, ON, Canada
Pickering Museum Village
2365 Concession Road 6, Greenwood, ON, Canada
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
72 Queen Street, Oshawa, ON, Canada
Jungle Cat World
3667 Concession Road 6, Orono, ON, Canada
Canadian Tire Motorsport Park
3233 Concession Road 10, Bowmanville, ON, Canada
RioCan Durham Centre
135 Harwood Avenue North, Ajax, ON, Canada
OLG Slots at Ajax Downs
50 Alexander's Crossing, Ajax, ON, Canada
790 Chalk Lake Road, Uxbridge, ON, Canada
Central Lake Ontario Conservation
100 Whiting Avenue, Oshawa, ON, Canada
Treetop Eco-Adventure Park
53 Snow Ridge Court, Oshawa, ON, Canada
Iroquois Park Sports Centre
500 Victoria St W, Whitby, ON, Canada
Lynde Shores Conservation Area
1285 Victoria St W, Whitby, ON, Canada
Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens
155 Arena St, Oshawa, ON, Canada
Deer Creek Golf Course
2700 Audley Road, Ajax, ON, Canada
Dagmar Ski Resorts
1220 Lake Ridge Road, Uxbridge, ON, Canada
84 King St W, Oshawa, ON, Canada
Greek Tycoon Restaurant
1101 Brock St S, Whitby, ON, Canada
Teddy’s Restaurant and Deli
245 King St W, Oshawa, ON, Canada
1289 Wharf Street, Pickering, ON, Canada
3500 Brock St N, Whitby, ON, Canada
30 Barr Road, Ajax, ON, Canada
Old Flame Brewing Co.
135 Perry St, Port Perry, ON, Canada
Archibald Orchards and Estate Winery
6275 Liberty Street North, Bowmanville, ON, Canada
Newcastle Pentecostal Church
968 Durham Regional Rd 17, Newcastle, ON, Canada
Christian Life Centre
1030 Ravenscroft Road, Ajax, ON, Canada
Community Baptist Church of Durham
5165 Enfield Rd, Hampton, ON, Canada
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
632 Thornton Rd N, Oshawa, ON, Canada
Evangel Pentecostal Church
374 Farewell St, Oshawa, ON, Canada
Durham Full Gospel Church
419 Brock St N, Whitby, ON, Canada
St Matthew’s Anglican Church
135 Wilson Road South, Oshawa, ON, Canada
599 Bayly St E, Ajax, ON, Canada
Ukranian Catholic Church of Saint George
597 Albert St, Oshawa, ON, Canada
Columbus United Church
3285 Simcoe St N, Oshawa, ON, Canada
Evangelismos Greek Orthodox Church
399 Farewell St, Oshawa, ON, Canada
Looking for things to do in Durham? Check out our Durham event listings guide to find a fun event for your family and friends today.
Find Local Schools In The Area
Schools in Durham are operated by two Durham school districts: Durham District School Board and Durham Catholic District School Board. To search for a school simply enter the address in the field below.
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