Springfield Real Estate Listings and Information
Malahide Township was named for Malahide Castle in Malahide, Ireland, birthplace of land grant administrator Colonel Thomas Talbot in 1810. The village of Springfield was incorporated as a separate municipality in 1878.
The current municipality was formed in 1998 through an amalgamation of the original township of Malahide, the township of South Dorchester and the village of Springfield.
The Ontario Police College is located in Malahide, at the site of the former Royal Canadian Air Force Station Aylmer, a training facility.