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Lambton County

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The County of Lambton, located in Southwestern Ontario, is home to more than 128,000 people. Its unique setting bordering the United States, with direct access to major highways and waterways, has made Lambton a location of choice for global petrochemical industry and an expanding number of other companies.

In so many ways, it’s water that defines so much of what Sarnia-Lambton brings its residents and visitors. Often referred to as "Blue Water Country", from the luxuriant beaches of Grand Bend, all the way along the coast of Lake Huron to Sarnia’s Canatara Park, the opportunities to experience the beaches of Lambton County are nearly endless. Cruise boats, sailing, beaches and fishing make Sarnia-Lambton a popular vacation destination.

Sarnia-Lambton is also the perfect place to call home. Affordable housing, small-town friendliness, bustling commercial districts, an abundance of recreational activities, a community college, a thriving arts scene and the construction of a new community hospital make Sarnia a perfect place for every age group.

Visit its Immigration portal to find information about living and working in Lambton County.

For more information on housing costs and trends, please visit the section for Lambton County (Sarnia) on the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) website.


Sarnia-Lambton is made of 11 municipalities and 3 First Nation communities located in Lambton including: Brooke-Alvinston, Dawn-Euphemia, Enniskillen, Lambton Shores, Oil Springs, Petrolia, Point Edward, Plympton-Wyoming, Sarnia, St. Clair, Warwick, Aamjiwnaang, Kettle & Stony Point and Walpole Island.

Lambton offers small-town living in agricultural communities such as Oil Springs, or Warwick, is home to growing towns such as Petrolia, Grand Bend and Coronna/St. Clair, and offers city life to the residents of Sarnia.

Ipperwash Beach provides wide sandy beaches with a shallow shoreline.

 Lambton County and neighbouring cities:
Proximity to
large centres
London Windsor Toronto Detroit Michigan, USA
Approximate distance 98 km 117 km 287 km 108 km
 Population size of Lambton County:
Population 128,000 residents
 Major industries in Lambton County:
Key industries Engineering, research, development and product-commercialization centre for the petrochemical and refining industries
 Climate in Lambton County:
Average temperatures January July
Years: 1971-2000 -5.4C 20.9C

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The Sarnia-Lambton municipal immigraton 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.