London | Great Lakes Guide
Destination Icon

London

Community

Nestled in Middlesex County, halfway between Toronto and Detroit, lies the city of London, Ontario. It is in the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Attawandaron (Neutral), and Wendat peoples. Since it was founded in 1826, London has been a prominent city in Southwestern Ontario. Prior to European settlement in the 18th century, Neutral and Ojibwa villages populated the area for at least 10,000 years. Today, London carries clear inspiration from its British namesake, notably the Thames River. There are numerous greenways and parks along the Thames and throughout the city, including the popular Springbank and Victoria parks. The city boasts a wide range of cultural attractions, including popular musicians and shows, many of which take place at the Budweiser Gardens Theatre. There are also several festivals in the summer months, and many attractions for history buffs (including Fanshawe Pioneer Village, Banting House, and Eldon House).

Current Weather

3° degrees celsius.
Overcast throughout the day.

Watersheds

Lake Erie

Traditional Territories

Anishinaabeg
Attiwonderonk (Neutral)

Languages

Anishinaabe

Address

City of London PO Box 5035, 300 Dufferin Avenue London, ON N6A 4L9 Phone: (519) 661-2489 Email: askcity@london.ca

Nearby destinatons

See More

Circle R Ranch

Circle R Ranch is a privately run facility just outside of the city of London....

Fanshawe Conservation Area

Fanshawe Conservation Area is a fantastic spot for year-round outdoor fun. Fanshawe...

Fanshawe Conservation Area Beach

Due to blue-green algae, this beach is closed until further notice. Fanshawe...

Komoka Provincial Park

If you are looking for a place to hike through a fascinating landscape, visit...

Related Watermarks

See More