Area: 170.58 square kilometers
Total kilometers of roads: 432 kilometers, including Hwy 21 and county roads.
Saugeen Shores is on the Lake Huron coastline in Bruce County and covers 170 square kilometers. Provincial Highway 21 runs through Saugeen Shores. Saugeen Shores is the amalgamated municipalities of Port Elgin, Saugeen Township and Southampton.
Port Elgin is home to half of the municipality’s population. The community of Port Elgin has a thriving commercial core and service sector industries.
Southampton accommodates a well-established cottage community. The cultural and artistic heritage of the town is highlighted in Southampton with the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre, historical Chantry Island Lighthouse and Southampton Art School.
The agricultural lands of Saugeen Township and the Saugeen River all combine to showcase the community of Saugeen Shores. The Lake Huron shoreline has attracted summer residents for generations resulting in a vibrant cottage community.
UNIFOR has developed their national training center in Gobles Grove in the former Saugeen Township on CAW Road. Bruce Power is located 20 minutes to the south and is a major industry that helps drive our economy.