In Georgian Bay, we like to think we're the very definition of cottage country in Muskoka. We have an appealing business climate and attractions that entice visitors to come back. Located on Highway 400 and approximately 90 minutes north of Toronto, we're the entrance to Georgian Bay Islands National Park, Trent-Severn Waterway and the UNESCO-designated 30,000 IslandsHere are some quick facts about Georgian Bay.

Community profile

The urban centres of Honey Harbour, MacTier, and Port Severn make up the Township of Georgian Bay. Our many small lake communities complement our growing seasonal population of 17, 500 and permanent population of 3, 441. Small and medium businesses dominate the Georgian Bay economy. We play to our strengths – we're a well-balanced seasonal community of communities.

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Read our Economic Development Strategy 2014-2017

Community Stats




Visit our Plans and Reports page for more detailed development and investment information.

Reports and Studies

Traffic Volume Study

Traffic Volume Study

This study was last created in 2019

Information for the Township of Georgian Bay can be found on pages 43 and 44 of the study.

Muskoka Second Home Study

The second home population is a vital component of Muskoka's culture, traditions and overall economy.
In fact, there are more second home residents than permanent residents across our region.

District of Muskoka Second Home Study

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