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Fast Facts


Location Central Ontario, on the shores of Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe in the heart of Lake Country. Just one hour north of Toronto, along Highways 11
Land Area 28.58 SqKM

31,166 (2016 Census)

76,045 (Orillia and area)

Incorporation City of Orillia - 1969
Regional Land Area 28.61 square kilometres
Population Density (per square kilometre) 1,090.3 (2016 Census)
Largest Industry Groups Sales and services - 37.2%
Business, finance, administration - 16%
Trades, transport, equipment operators - 12.8%
Manufacturing - 8%
Management - 7.6%
Top Five Employers Casino Rama - 2,800
Orillia Soldiers' Memorial Hospital - 1,200
Ontario Provincial Police - 1,141 
Nordia/TeleTech - 300 
Kubota Metal Corporation - 350
Unemployment Rate

Current Unemployment Rate

Total Private Dwellings 14,287 (2016 Census)
Building Permits Building Permit Values


December to March
Average temperature: -5.25ºC
April to June
Average temperature: 12ºC
July to August
Average temperature: 19.8ºC
September to November
Average temperature: 8.5ºC
Precipitation Statistics Annual Rainfall: 757 mm

Annual Snowfall: 298 cm

Based on meteorological data collected over a 30-year period

For more information contact the Economic Development Office at 705-325-4900 or by emailing

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