About the Community

About Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh


The Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh is located in the northwest corner of the County of Huron, which is known as Ontario’s West Coast, along the shores of Lake Huron.

The Township is a vibrant rural community and is one of the agriculturally productive areas of Ontario. Extending from Goderich to Amberley and inland to the well known Benmiller Inn, relax in the sun on the shores of sparkling Lake Huron, explore the picturesque countryside, experience a breathtaking sunset, and discover why this area is a vacation destination of charm, culture, beauty and endless possibilities. View Map of the Township here

An oasis of quiet country or cottage life awaits you, with a strong feeling of community, and contains ideal surroundings for raising a family, working, or enjoying the relaxing atmosphere. These are just some of the features that make the Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh a great place to call home or visit.

Land Acknowledgement 

Declaration & Statement 

The Township of Ashfield-Colborne-Wawanosh acknowledges that the land upon which it is located is the traditional territory of the Anishinaabe (A-nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Hode-en-o-shownee) and Neutral peoples. There is recognition of First Peoples’ continued stewardship of the land and water, and that this territory was subject to the Dish with One Spoon wampum, under which multiple nations agreed to care for the land and resources by the Great Lakes in peace.

The Township would also like to acknowledge and recognize the Upper Canada Treaties signed in regards to this land, which include Treaty #29 and Treaty #45 1/2, and our roles as treaty people, committed to moving forward in the spirit of reconciliation, gratitude, and respect with all First Nation, Métis and Inuit people.

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