Hensall Real Estate Listings and Information
Hensall is a community in Huron County, Ontario, Canada. Firmly rooted in the heart of Huron County's rich agricultural land, Hensall is home to three large processing facilities: Thompsons Limited, Hensall Co-op and Cook's Division of Parrish & Heimbecker Ltd. Here, thousands of tons of beans are annually processed, packaged and shipped worldwide. Hensall's stature as the White Bean Capital of Canada is built on growth and development that began in the 19th century with traditional farming methods. In 1876 a Railway station was built to transport people around the area. In 1896, Hensall had a recorded population of 898. Also In 1876, Hensall got its first post office.
Hensall is even more than world-class agriculture ~ we're close (15 min.) to the recreational joys of sparkling Lake Huron with its boating, fishing and beach attractions. Pinery Provincial Park offers some of Ontario's best year-round camping and other exhilarating outdoor activities. Flea markets, farmers' markets, restaurants and art galleries abound along 'Ontario's West Coast' ~ and when you visit Hensall, you're only half an hour away from renowned live theatre in Stratford, Blyth and Grand Bend.