The annual volume of precipitation in our area is considered moderate. In 1881 St. Thomas became a city. St. Thomas's only local commercial radio station, CKZM-FM 94.1 FM was launched on May 20, 2011. For details on Fanshawe’s programs and services call 519-633-2030. • Jaycees Pool – offers community outdoor recreational swimming and instruction for children from the end of June to the first weekend of September. Daniel Rapelje, descendant of a Walloon family settled in New Amsterdam, now New York City, at its inception in the seventeenth century. The Trans Canada Trail goes through St. Thomas, with a pavilion located in Jonas Street Park. The Community Recycling Centre is open 5 days per week, Tuesday to Saturday. • St. Thomas Police Services – the municipal police service provides for all the community’s law enforcement and emergency needs and is responsible for the operation and administration of a broad range of services including the St. Thomas CrimeStoppers program, Crime Prevention & Community Service programs. , In 1871, the developing village of Millersburg, which included these lands east of the London and Port Stanley Railway, amalgamated with St. • 3 Private Alternative Elementary Schools.
The city, located at the intersection of two historical roads, was first settled in 1810. It gained its city charter on March 4, 1881.
A bi-annual large-scale air show takes place at the St. Thomas Municipal Airport. Opened in January 1997, popularity and market demand for Fanshawe’s local campus continues to grow with campus space now over 45,000 square feet. Average annual snowfall is minimal at 108 cm (42”). It is currently being restored. Elgin County had participation and employment rates above Ontario, and a much lower unemployment rate. London International Airport, which is approximately 35 minutes’ drive from St. Thomas, is served by a variety of connector services to Toronto & Detroit airports plus a growing number of direct flights to major centres in eastern and western Canada and vacation destinations. Sarnia is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada, and had a 2016 population of 71,594.
CFHK-FM, branded as 103.1 Fresh FM, is also licensed to St. Thomas, although its programming originates from London and targets all of southwestern Ontario. See the CRC webpage - click here. The Detroit/Windsor border point is southwest of our location,185 km. Para-Transit riders must be registered users. The Kettle Creek Dog Park, opened in July 2014, is located just north of St Thomas, off Highbury on Mapleton Line, 200 metres beyond Dan Paterson Conservation Area. Applications are available at the Environmental Services Department, St. Thomas City Hall, 545 Talbot Street. The Elgin Military Museum is located in the west end of St. Thomas. 95.5% of the population is Caucasian, 1.2% Aboriginal, and 3.3% Visible minorities. 98-316-XWE. Approximately 1,600 acres in the northeast section of the City is zoned and serviced to accommodate existing and future industries.
St. Thomas Municipal Airport serves industry and the public and has the capacity to handle most corporate jets as well as the largest aircraft used by the Canadian Armed Forces. intersection.. ; 20 acres of formal gardens. St. Thomas remains focused on being a manufacturing leader. In the 1950s and 1960s, with the decline of the railway as a mode of transportation, other industry began to locate in the city, principally primary and secondary automotive manufacturing. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=CSD&Code1=3534021&Geo2=PR&Code2=35&Data=Count&SearchText=st.%20thomas&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom=, "On the Rise -- A. Schulman Inc.: Molding a Global Strategy", https://www.webcitation.org/5rlwB0w4a?url=http://www.industryweek.com/articles/on_the_rise_--_a-_schulman_inc-_molding_a_global_strategy_21294.aspx, "Masco Moves More Business to St. Thomas | St. Thomas EDC", http://st-thomas.org/2010/07/masco-moves-more-business-to-st-thomas/, "Takumi Stamping Canada Inc. expands in St. Thomas | St. Thomas EDC", http://st-thomas.org/2010/07/takumi-stamping-canada-inc-expands-in-st-thomas/, http://www.railwaycitytourism.com/uploads/2/1/4/9/21492992/st_thomas_murals.pdf, http://www.bgsu.edu/downloads/cas/file38948.pdf, https://familypedia.wikia.org/wiki/St._Thomas,_Ontario?oldid=1392837, Population in 2001: 33,236 (or 33,303 when adjusted to 2006 boundaries), Population in 1996: 32,275 (or 31,407 when adjusted to 2001 boundaries). St. Thomas ranks 48th in size among over 440 municipalities in Ontario. The dragway is located a reasonable distance away from the town and minutes east of the historical community of Sparta.
Taxi, Patient Transfers, Limousine & Delivery/Courier Services Two taxi operators and 3 limousine/charter services provide ground transportation in the St. Thomas area and there are a number of local courier & delivery services offering specialty services for individuals, businesses and industries. • Elementary, Secondary School & Church gymnasiums and auditoriums.
Call 519-633-3242. Nearby, for the historically inclined explorer, Southwold ‘earthworks’ is an ancient settlement where stone axes and other remnants of the stone age have been discovered. There is a dragway called St. Thomas Raceway Park. separate auditorium and meeting room(s).
Site provided by MicroNet - powered by ChamberMaster software. It covers an area of 35.75 square kilometers. St. Thomas (2016 population 38,909) is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada.
The St. Thomas Times-Journal is the city's newspaper, owned by Sun Media (Quebecor).
© Copyright 2020 St. Thomas & District Chamber of Commerce - ON. The city is served by the St. Thomas Municipal Airport (YQS), just east in the Municipality of Central Elgin. of Ontario according to official estimates. Average annual rainfall amounts to 939 mm (36.9”). pool and separate diving well. Algoma University has a campus in St. Thomas that offers the first two years of selected Bachelor of Arts courses, after the two years students transfer to Algoma's main campus. Visitors explore the history and unique design of the CASO Station as well as an array of station related period objects on display. Shedden is a quiet country town with many interesting shops and boutiques. For specific information contact the administrative staff of the municipality in which you reside.  The city, located at the intersection of
The St. Thomas region has a number of not-for-profit and government-sponsored agencies and services that work to better the economic health by providing assistance to individuals in the workforce and/or investors wishing to establish or expand here. 115 - 300 South Edgeware Road St. Thomas, ON N5P 4L1 We are within the unique 1% of Canada’s geography known as the Carolinian Zone which is home to more species of flora and fauna than anywhere else in the country. • St. Thomas Fire Department – the City of St. Thomas provides full-time, professional firefighting and emergency paramedical/rescue services from two stations. V.A.
St. Thomas & District Chamber of Commerce – Part of the largest business network in the world, the local Chamber is a specialist in business and community information. Maximum walking distance is 1.6 km. Call 519-646-6100. The Elgin County Market is a weekly publication that is also distributed for free to all residents of St. Thomas and Elgin County, it features various local business flyers and advertisements. • Royal Canadian Legion – multi-purpose facility with kitchen, event & meeting spaces, • St. Anne’s Centre – multi-purpose auditorium, capacity 700 persons; meeting rooms. St. Thomas is accessible via The Kings Highway 3 and The Kings Highway 4, the latter of which provides access to London, Highway 401 and Highway 402. The city is also the seat for Elgin County, although it is independent of the county. St. Thomas Transit, which includes both conventional bus service and paratransit, is owned by the city and staffed and operated by Voyageur Transportation. All major national and international courier companies including UPS, Purolator, CanPar, FedEx, DHL, etc. CFPL-DT, branded as CTV Two London, covers many news stories from St. Thomas. At the time of the 2016 Census, the population of the town was 38,909. St. Thomas is part of the London Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), the 11th largest market in Canada. for elementary students, 3.2 km. Business office telephone 519-631-0210, Fire Emergency calls – 911. The Elgin County Railway Museum is located in central St. Thomas. The Elgin-St. Thomas Health Unit provided data for The Health Profile in October 2011. Fanshawe College (St. Thomas/Elgin Regional Campus) – This state-of-the-art facility provides a wide range of services including post secondary and apprenticeship education, continuing education, customized training services, counselling, & upgrading programs. The school term for all primary and secondary students begins in September and ends in June. The urban centre of our area is St. Thomas (www.stthomas.ca). km.) Local office location in St. Thomas at 1230 Talbot Street, call 519-631-9900. This office co-ordinates all OPP administrative work for Elgin County including Dutton detachment. • CASO (Canada Southern) Railway Station – one of the most historic structures in our region is now a multi-use commercial and special events facility with meeting rooms, kitchen facilities, etc. The park is open from dawn to dusk, daily.
• Elgin-St. Thomas EMS serves St. Thomas and neighbouring municipalities throughout all of Elgin County, using 10 ambulances and 2 emergency response vehicles, working from 5 bases located in St. Thomas (2), Aylmer, Dutton and Rodney. In 1824, Charles Duncombe and John Rolph established the first medical school in Upper Canada, in St. Thomas, under the patronage of Colonel Thomas Talbot.
Today, our railway history is the focus of tourism in addition to service provided to local manufacturers. It is part of the London census metropolitan area. The building is a former church, built in 1907 by architect Neil Darrach. Our region enjoys one of Canada’s longest growing seasons. Being close to the north shore of Lake Erie and midway between Detroit and Buffalo, St. Thomas became a transportation hub connecting the Windsor – Niagara region of Canada via rail links to the northeastern United States. Among them are: Public Libraries (St. Thomas Public Library and Elgin County Library), Elgin Military Museum & Duncombe House Heritage Centre, CASO (Canada Southern) Railway Station and North America Railway Hall of Fame.
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