The Town of Kingsville is located in Essex County in southwestern Ontario, Canada, and is Canada's southernmost municipality with town status. According to the 2006 census, the population of Kingsville is 20,908.
Kingsville was incorporated as a town in 1901.
Kingsville is west of the Municipality of Leamington, south of the Town of Lakeshore and southeast of the Town of Essex and north of Lake Erie.
The geography of Kingsville is typical of most of Essex County. The terrain is generally flat, and consists of glacial drift which is a mixture of various rocks, sand and clay. The town is approximately 570 feet above sea level.
Kingsville has four elementary schools, Kingsville Public School, Jack Miner Public School, Ruthven Public School and St. John de Brebeuf Catholic Elementary School.
Kingsville District High School (KDHS) has a student population of roughly 600.
Kingsville is home to the Jack Miner Bird Sanctuary. Jack Miner was awarded The Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his achievements in conservation in the British Empire. It was awarded June 23, 1943, by King George VI, as King of Canada. Jack Miner is considered "the father of the conservation movement on the continent".
Kingsville is home to Colasanti's Tropical Gardens which attracts people from all over Ontario. The gardens have many varieties of tropical plants and animals.
Kingsville is the home town of the Great Lakes Jr. C team Kingsville Comets. The town was among the top 5 places in Canada chosen for CBC's Kraft Hockeyville 2008, and finished in 2nd place in the competition with over 1.5 million votes.
Team Canada women's ice hockey player Meghan Agosta is from the Ruthven community in Kingsville. Agosta scored a hat trick on her birthday during the 2006 Winter Olympic games in Turin Italy.
Former major league baseball pitcher, Paul Quantrill, although born in London Ontario, grew up in Kingsville.
Come visit Kingsville to celebrate the many festivals and events happening in our community. Whether its site seeing, wine tasting, playing golf, or enjoying one of our many events, Kingsville has a variety of Attractions & Events to suit everyone’s enjoyment.
Kingsville has many wineries to discover. Enjoy with moderation.
Aleksander Estate Winery... Located in Ruthven, Aleksander Estate Winery is among the newest wineries in the Lake Erie North Shore region. Family owned and operated using only grapes grown in our own vineyard and region to create wines which are truly unique in character and craftsmanship reflecting the flavours of our region. Award winning white, red and fruit wines available. We welcome you to come and visit Aleksander Estate Winery and taste the wines in our comfortable rural setting.
Black Bear Farms of Ontario Estate Winery Inc.... Black Bear Farms of Ontario Estate Winery is a family owned and operated estate winery located on the western edge of Kingsville. We are specializing in fruit wines made from our very own berries and fruit grown right here on the farm. We have a wide selection of award winning wines and signature wines, such as our Papa's Special Reserve and Mama's Special Delight, available at the winery. Services offered: Tastings and retail store.
Mastronardi Estate Winery... Mastronardi Estate Winery is situated on a historical 100 acre vineyard in the heart of Lake Erie North Shore DVA. Services offered: The elegant winery boutique offers daily tastings of our award winning VQA wines. Comprehensive vineyard tours are offered by appointment. We specialize in all-inclusive outdoor events especially weddings, private parties, and concerts!
Pelee Island Winery... Pelee Island is Canada's southernmost and largest estate winery. The winery is located on the mainland in Kingsville, only 30 minutes from the Ambassador Bridge between Windsor & Detroit. Services offered: Daily tours and wine tastings, special occasions and events, weddings, corporate functions, group wine appreciation tours (such as wine and cheese pairings or wine and chocolate pairings) and retail store.
Migration Hall was created with the generous support of the Communities of Kingsville, and former Gosfield South and the Greater Essex County Board of Education and was one of the first multi-use facilities built in the province. Migration Hall is located at 170 Main Street East, Kingsville (right beside Kingsville District High School).
Migration Hall offers 7100 square feet of useable top quality hardwood floor space, theatre seating for 1,000 (670 tiered retractable and 330 floor), a 44' x 31' stage with two dressing rooms, and 8' x 10' loading dock, a professional light and sound system, an 840 square foot multipurpose room, full kitchen facilities, coat check, a computerized ticket outlet, audio/visual equipment is available on request and plenty of free parking.
Migration Hall is run by community volunteers and operates as a non profit group. The hall has hosted the Nylons, the Waltons, the Windsor Symphony Orchestra, Dan Hill, Cassandra Vasik, Burton Cummings, and Patricia Conroy as well a number of "live theatre" performances including the National Touring Company, The Second City and Forever Plaid. Other Canadian performers to grace our stage include Ashley MacIssac, Rita MacNeil, Stompin Tom Connors, Colin James, Spirit of the West, Don Harron and Michael Burgess. Family Entertainment has been a big hit with Fred Penner, Mr. Dressup, Eric Nagler, and The Join Hand Puppeteers. Migration Hall has also hosted Blood Donor Clinics, seminars, workshops, Church Conferences, many Annual Sporting Tournaments, and the K.D.H.S. Fashion Show, Prom and Area Graduations. The newest performers to the Migration Hall Stage include the Kingsville Repertory Players, a community based local theatre group for all ages.
Migration Hall is available for conventions, trade shows, craft shows, athletic events, meetings, plays, dramas, and concerts. For up to date concert information or details for ticket sales please contact us at (519)733-6200 or visit the Ticket Outlet at "Kingsville Office Pro" Movie Rentals, Main Street West Plaza, Kingsville.
Click the following link to visit the Migration Hall website...www.migrationhall.ca
This picturesque park is located on the shore of Lake Erie, it offers flowers gardens, walking paths, gazebo's and a large indoor Pavilion. This park is great for family picnics/reunions, showers, stag and does, wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions.
Located on the Shore of Lake Erie at 315 Queen St. (the end of Queen St) Kingsville, ON
The Pavilion is a large turn of the Century building located on the hill from the lake. It can accommodate approximately 300 people and facilities include:
Belleview Golf Club... Belleview Golf Club is a 27-hole golf facility located in the heart of Essex County. Belleview has an 18-hole Championship course with four separate tee off locations per hole allowing the total yardage to range from 5600 to 6900 yards. The Championship course has a par of 72. Belleview also has a 9 hole Executice course consisting of par 4's and par 3's for a total par of 30.
Kingsville Golf and Country Club... Located just thirty minutes from the Windsor / Detroit border rests one of the finest semi-private golf courses in Ontario. Kingsville is a scenic course of championship quality, offering twenty seven holes inundated with trees, traps, hills, water and wildlife. The course is made up of three nines named, Red, White & Gold, each with its own unique character.
Orchard View Golf Course... Located in the heart of Essex County minutes northwest of the town of Leamington, lies one of Essex County's best kept secrets. Orchard View Golf Course measures a modest 6,150 yards. This 18 hole, par 72 was built in the late 1970s and has undergone several modernizations including a state of the art irrigation system in 2004.
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