You can relax
After work, it's a quick commute home. Then enjoy Chatham-Kent's excellent outdoor and cultural fun.
If you love outdoor activities, Chatham-Kent is the place for you. We are located between two great lakes and a river runs through us. You will be able to boat, swim, fish, and hunt through the seasons. Hiking, cycling and motorbiking is ideal through CK's rural landscape and productive farmland. For more information, click here.
Your family is always part of the picture.
Chatham-Kent values the time our physicians give to our community and we strive to ensure that both you and your family are appreciated and provided with what you need to live a full life.
We will work with you to support all of your family's needs. From schools to recreation centres, dance lessons to sailing lessons...your family will find what they need at home in Chatham-Kent. With arenas in each community and art and cultural organizations offering group and private lessons, active families can be as busy as they want to be in Chatham-Kent.
Various school options are available, including English, French, French immersion, private, outdoor, Muslim and International schools. Post-secondary education academic studies are also available at St. Clair College, Thames Campus and University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus.
Affordable urban, rural and waterfront housing.
An average 3-bedroom home in urban centres starts at about $350,000. Country homes with access to more acreage may go for less. Waterfront properties start at approximately $300,000. For information and listings, click here.
Just a quick drive to busy urban centres.
With Hwy 401 running through our community, you are only minutes from jumping on a highway and reaching major locales for sporting and cultural events. In an hour, you can be in Windsor/Detroit, London, and Sarnia/Port Huron. In less than three hours, you will arrive in Metropolitan Toronto or Buffalo, New York.
What's a rush hour?
In Chatham-Kent, the locals joke that it's more like a "rush 20 minutes". And once you're outside the City of Chatham, you may be stopped by only 1 or 2 lights before you reach home.
Now that's a great commute!