Erin

Overview

Feel at home in Erin. It is located in Wellington County, and is considered a genuinely good place to live, play or work. The town has a natural touch of homeliness that anyone who steps in the town will definitely feel. Erin’s most important activity is farming but otherwise, most of the town’s population works in the nearby cities.

The town is quickly sprouting as new industries are being established because of its favourable tax rate, good infrastructure and its convenient location within a series of high tech driven cities commonly known as the technology triangle.

Recreation

For an experience of quaint shops, the charm of a small town and scenic rural vistas Erin is the place to be. The fascinating downtown is a perfect choice for a relaxing stroll, the shops are quite enjoyable and for those who are into adventure there are unique treasures that can be used as gifts.

The town’s local artisans ensure that you get an exquisite experience as they incorporate local produce to give tantalizing foods. The town offers delicious eateries as well as patios that can be used to relax and quench the summer heat thirst. Erin gives anyone a chance to add to their adventure with hiking, horseback riding and cycling.

History

Erin is composed of the former villages of Erin and Hillsburgh, Brisbane, Cedar Valley, Hamlets of Ballinafad, Crewson’s Corners, Orton, Ospringe and the former Township of Erin. Erin’s community center is called Centre 2000 in which the town revolves around which contributed to the existing community center. The facility is home to a number of features including; community rooms, daycare, Erin District High School, Erin Branch of the Wellington Library, 300 seat theatre, arena, a large double gym among others.

The town hosts the All Saints Anglican Church that was built in 1867 and has since then kept its historical charm. The Downtown Erin Heritage Walking Trail is a historical site where people can experience an architectural history special guided tour. The Erin Indoor Recreation Centre was built in 1995 and was constructed for the showcase of the Homecraft exhibits at the Erin Fall Fair. The Station Street Bridge and Dam was built in the year 1917 and has since served the citizens of the town for 99 years.

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