Settlement began in the Town of Orangeville in the 1830s and its steady growth led to being named the county seat for the newly developed County of Dufferin in 1881. Today, Orangeville is a thriving community with over 30,000 residents nestled between the natural beauty of the Niagara Escarpment and a convenient a 1-hour drive from Toronto.
Whatever style of home you are looking for, you will find it in Orangeville. Victorian and Heritage homes can be found along Broadway, Zina Street, Elizabeth Street, York Street, Little York Street, Wellington Street and throughout many other downtown areas. There are also numerous subdivisions with a variety of detached homes, semi-detached homes and townhouses, along with condominiums and apartments to consider.
Orangeville was voted “The Best Downtown” in 2015. Orangeville is known for having Dufferin County’s largest Farmers Market (Year-Round), the annual Blues and Jazz Festival, and the ‘Art Walk of Tree Sculptures’ which many travel from out of town to view. Orangeville is a hub for surrounding rural areas, with more amenities to offer including a variety of grocery stores, big box stores and local shops.