Huron County is located in southwestern Ontario, on the coast of Lake Huron. Known as Ontario’s West Coast, Huron County covers about 3,400 square kilometres. Within driving distance of Toronto, Hamilton, Kitchener-Waterloo, and London, Huron is bordered by Perth County, Wellington County, Middlesex-London, Lambton County, and Grey-Bruce.


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Driving Directions

From Toronto:

Take Highway #401 west out of Toronto; travel west until you reach Highway #8. Take Highway #8 through New Hamburg, Stratford, and Mitchell; once you reach the hamlets of Dublin and St. Columban, you are in Huron County. Highway #8 will take you directly to Goderich and the Lake Huron shoreline.

From London:

Take Richmond Street or Highway #4 north out of London. Travel north on Highway #4 and when you reach the Town of Exeter, you are in Huron County.

From Sarnia:

Take Highway #402 east from Sarnia until the turn-off for Highway #21 to Forest. Stay on Highway #21, travelling north until you reach Grand Bend, which is the southern limit of Huron County. Highway #21 travels the shoreline of Huron County, north through St. Joseph, Bayfield, Goderich, Port Albert, and Amberley. From Amberley onward on Highway #21, you are in Bruce County heading for Kincardine and points north.

From Windsor:

Follow Highway #401 east until London. Exit at Wellington Road North and follow until Horton Street; turn left onto Horton and then right onto Richmond Street. Take Richmond Street or Highway #4 north out of London. Travel north on Highway #4 and when you reach the Town of Exeter, you are in Huron County.

Travel Times

From Stratford – 20 minutes From Toronto – 2 hours From Kitchener – 35 minutes From London – 30 minutes From Sarnia – 40 minutes From Windsor – 2.5 hours From Detroit – 3 hours

Ontario Travel Tips

The Ontario Ministry of Tourism provides detailed information regarding border crossings, passport requirements, health insurance, currency, and more.

Huron County is a distinctive community, a unique combination of urban amenities and rural lifestyle. With its strong economy and friendly communities, Huron County is a comfortable fit for business and family. Whether you are a new retiree, a young entrepreneur, a skilled worker, or a well-established professional, Huron County is a community for generations.