Zurich, Ontario

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Coordinates: 43°25′17″N 81°37′33″W / 43.421445°N 81.625843°W / 43.421445; -81.625843

For other places named Zurich, see Zurich (disambiguation).

Zurich, Ontario, is a community in southwestern Ontario, Canada, in the Municipality of Bluewater in Huron County, about six kilometres inland from Lake Huron, on Ontario's west coast. Zurich was founded in 1856 and is known for its Swiss heritage, reflected in some of the architecture. They have four churches of various denominations, a bakery known for their 'Tasty Nu' doughnuts, a large community centre, a general store, a hardware store, a Case Tractor dealership, St. Boniface Elementary School, and a Liquor Control Board of Ontario retail store.

On the fourth weekend in August, Zurich has their annual Bean Festival. The annual Bean Festival in Zurich is the highlight of the year with many local and international vendors attending. It includes many traditional carnival rides. Also, there is a classic and vintage car show spanning the entire festival, from Friday to Sunday. Traditionally, there is a 'cruise night' encompassing the entire County of Huron on the Friday night.

Notable people

External links

  • Zurich, Ontario blog
  • Zurich Bean Festival website
  • Grand Bend Strip community newspaper - serving Zurich, Grand Bend, Dashwood and Port Franks


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