Economic Overview

Tillsonburg area
The Tillsonburg Area

Tillsonburg has historically been strong in the automotive parts manufacturing and agricultural sectors. In 2011, the community took its first steps toward developing a renewable energy cluster.

In 2012, ultra high speed fibre optic infrastructure was installed in the business and industrial areas. The new Rapid Fibre network delivers data transmission rates of up to 1000 mbps--thereby opening up opportunities for Tillsonburg to prosper in Canada's digital economy.

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Development Opportunities

Welcome to Tillsonburg
Tillsonburg offers a strategic location in the centre of Ontario's manufacturing corridor. With low land costs, no development charges, low taxes, competitive labour costs and a location close to the recreational heartland of Ontario's South Coast, you will soon realize that Tillsonburg is the place to build your business.


      • Access through Highways 3 and 19 to Highways 401, 402, and 403
      • two short line railways providing connections to both CN and CP Rail
      • a municipally owned airport capable of landing jets and other aircraft

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