Explore Hamilton, ON

Neighbourhood Guide

Welcome to Hamilton

Hamilton is a port city in Southern Ontario. Since most of the steel industry in Ontario is concentrated in this city, Hamilton has been nicknamed “The Steel City of Canada”, or simply “Steeltown” for short. With a population of 747,545, Hamilton is the third largest metropolitan area in Ontario.

Neighbourhood tags

Pet Friendly

Vibrant

Lively

Suburb

Unique Boutiques

Green Spaces

Nightlife

Foodie's Favourite

Multicultural

Family Friendly

Early to Bed

Industry Hub

Bang For Your Buck

Tranquil

Plenty of Pubs

Student Friendly

Fun facts

  • The Royal Botanical Garden is one of the largest botanical gardens in Canada by having 980 hectares.

  • Hamilton also holds the title of “The Waterfall Capital of the World” because the city has over 130 waterfalls that can be discovered around the city.

  • The first Tim Hortons opened in Hamilton.

  • The city has 153 km of cycling lanes and 49 km of hiking trails.

  • The Winona Peach Festival has been celebrating the local peach harvest since 1967.

What to expect

A booming economy, a vibrant cultural scene, and picturesque surroundings.

What not to expect

A ‘cheaper than Toronto’ suburb.