The Township of Essa is older than Canada itself. Named after the daughter of an Indian Chief, Essa was first surveyed in 1820. The year 2000 marked the 150th Anniversary of the Township. The Township of Essa is truly a place where "Town and Country Meet", located approximately one hour's drive north of Toronto, in the heart of the County of Simcoe.
To see the beautiful urban and rural mix contained within the limits of Essa Township, click on the comprehensive Community Profile document below.
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