Goderich Tourism

Goderich (pronounced either God-rich or God-er-ich) is a town in the Canadian province of Ontario and is the county seat of Huron County. The town was founded by William "Tiger" Dunlop in 1827. First laid out in 1828, the town is named after Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount Goderich, who was British prime minister at the time. The town was officially incorporated in 1850. As of the Canada 2011 Census, the population is 7,521. The area of the town is 7.91 square kilometres. Located on the eastern shore of Lake Huron at the mouth of the Maitland River, Goderich is notable for its sunsets. Queen Elizabeth II once commented that Goderich was "the prettiest town in Canada" although no reigning monarch has ever visited Goderich. The town indicates that tourism is among its important industries. The town participates yearly in the Communities in Bloom competition; and has won awards in many categories. In 2012, Goderich was a National Finalist in the competition, and was also part of the Circle of excellence.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Goderich in Canada. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Goderich like a local. The nearest major city to Goderich is Hamilton. Hamilton is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like African Lion Safari, Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Dundurn Castle. Popular vacation packages of Goderich are of 1-2 days.

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