About Bradford

Bradford West Gwillimbury is a great place to live, work, and play. With a population of approximately 28,077, Bradford boasts a great mix of both an urban and rural lifestyle. Bradford has many service clubs, seniors’ groups, faith communities, and sports teams as well as a state-of-the-art leisure centre, a beautiful new library, quality arenas, soccer fields, and baseball diamonds. Being situated in Simcoe County, Bradford is a gateway to the region’s beaches, hiking and cycling trails, skiing, championship golf, waterways and fishing, snowmobiling, antiques, shopping and scenic drives.

Bradford is also a great place to work with industrial plants, small businesses, agriculture and commercial stores thriving in the area. Bradford also provides a great foundation and offers services for those who wish to start their own business. 

Commuters find great comfort in Bradford’s small town charm. Situated on Highway 400 and locatedjust 30 minutes from Toronto, it also provides transportation to the city by Go Transit and Trains. Bradford is multicultural and has a diverse population of cultures, religions, and lifestyles.  

The town overlooks a farming community called The Holland Marsh which is affectionately known as ‘The Carrot Capital of Canada’. In 1991 the former Town of Bradford, and part of the former Townships of West Gwillimbury and Tecumseth were amalgamated to form Bradford West Gwillimbury. Now included within the municipal boundaries are smaller communities including: Bond Head, Dunkerron, Green Valley, Pinkerton, Fisher’s Corners, Newton Robinson, Coulson and Deerhurst. 

Bradford also boasts many great annual festivals and events. Some of the most popular include: the Bradford Farmers Market, Carrot Fest, Holland Marsh Soupfest, the Studio Art Tour, and the Santa Claus Parade. 

If you would like to learn more about Bradford and see if it is the right place for you and your family please contact us. We look forward to learning more about your housing needs and connecting with you.