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Port Hope is a creative and forward-thinking community with the infrastructure you need now — and the capacity for future growth.


Nestled on the north shore of Lake Ontario with an envious position on the eastern edge of the Greater Toronto Area, downtown Port Hope is an authentic Cultural Heritage Landscape, rooted in a small town atmosphere. It offers innovation, sustainability, and prospering economic opportunities.


The natural beauty of the Ganaraska River and dramatic 19th century architecture draws thousands of residents and visitors to Port Hope’s downtown. The eclectic shops, boutique hotels, fabulous restaurants and vibrant lifestyle bring people back, time after time.


Relocation Guide cover image link to Mun PH for downloadIf you're new to Port Hope you may wish to review the Relocation Guide, a handy resource for entrepreneurs that provides an overview of municipal contact information, and a list of local service businesses. 


Consult Port Hope's Community Profile and learn about the Municipality of Port Hope’s economic development services, business and industry information, tax rates, and demographics related to growing your business.


With a healthy residential mix and a calendar filled with festivals, celebrations, and exciting special events, Port Hope’s downtown heritage business district is an exclusive destination for both tourists and residents alike.