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Welcome to Newcomers - Chatham Kent

Located in the heart of Southwestern Ontario with close proximity to the U.S. and major urban centres, Chatham-Kent makes an ideal location to establish a commercial or agricultural business.

Chatham-Kent is home to exciting events and festivities that celebrate a rich heritage. Numerous parks and picnic areas offer quiet locations for rest, relaxation and family time.

The community has a growing number of cultural groups, including a thriving francophone community and a wide variety of educational institutions.

Visit the Chatham-Kent municipal immigration portal for information about this safe and friendly place to live.


Chatham-Kent offers affordable homes in safe communities, strong agricultural heritage, active living, and one of the most moderate climates in the country.

This is a picture of the Chatham Shoreline

 Chatham-Kent and neighbouring cities
Proximity to large centres Windsor London Toronto Detroit,
Michigan USA
Approximate distance 77 km 113 km 291 km 85.3 km
 Population size of Chatham-Kent:
Population 108,000 residents
 Major industries in Chatham-Kent
Key industries Agriculture
Advanced manufacturing
Alternative energy
Real-estate in Chatham-Kent
Average house price $142,000
Single family detached
 Climate in Chatham-Kent
Average temperatures January July
1971-2000 -3.7C 22.5C

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The Chatham-Kent municipal immigration portal is funded and administered through the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration, as part of the Municipal Immigration Information Online (MIIO) Program. Visit the Cities and Towns section of for more municipal immigration portals.