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Amherstburg, Ontario Overview

Amherstburg is a picturesque small town nestled between the Detroit River and Lake Erie. Home to around 22,000 people, it is a historic town with a beautifully curated downtown filled with flowers and shops. 

The town began as a community built around Fort Malden in the late 1700s. Despite frequent warfare in the area, it grew throughout the 1800s and eventually became a critical stop in the Underground Railroad through the Nazrey African Methodist Episcopal Church. As a result, it stands as one of the most significant monuments to the abolitionist movement, where formerly enslaved peoples were given their first housing, clothes, and food as free people in Canada. 

Real Estate For Sale in Amherstburg, Ontario

Amherstburg, Ontario real estate is focused on detached homes. As a result, residential housing prices have dramatically increased in the last year, jumping from $510,716 in January 2021 to $636,422 in January 2022, an increase of 26.4%. This continues a trend from 2020, where housing prices in the area went up from $377,286, a 35.37% increase. 

Overall, this has put residential real estate in Essex country massively up in the previous two years. 

Living in Amherstburg, Ontario

Amherstburg is home to the historic Fort Malden and the Amherstburg Freedom Museum

One of the most popular attractions in the area is Boblo Island, which used to have an amusement park. Now that the park has been abandoned, a resort community is being built with homes and condos overlooking the Detroit River. 

There’s also the Holiday Beach Conservation Area with lots of natural sights to see on its many scenic biking and hiking trails. In addition, a wide boardwalk crosses through the wetlands in the area.

Many festivals and community events are held annually, including the Beef in the Burg BBQ and the Ice Cream Festival. In addition, Amherstburg takes great pride in its green spaces, including the large selection of public flower gardens. 

Diageo, which bottles Crown Royal whiskey, is one of the major employers in the area. There are also many jobs in manufacturing and construction. In the greater Essex County, the region is also becoming a player in the wine-making industry. 

The proximity to Lake Erie and the Detroit river keeps the weather milder than in other parts of Canada. Good weather comes in handy for the multiple beautiful beachfront, including White Sands beach near downtown and Bois Blanc Island’s beach and Colchester Beach. 

 Amherstburg Community Highlights

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