Orangeville is a vibrant community that offers diverse opportunities for new and growing businesses. Centrally located just 45 minutes from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Orangeville provides access to key markets and connections. The Town's small-town charm and big city amenities create a balanced lifestyle that appeals to both workers and entrepreneurs. If you are looking to start or expand your business, we invite you to consider Orangeville and all of its opportunities.

Quick Facts about Orangeville 

A central location

Situated on the northwest edge of the GTA, Orangeville is less than an hour (80 kilometres) from Toronto and offers easy access to regional, domestic, and international markets. Orangeville sits at the intersection of two major thoroughfares - County Road 109 and Highway 10 – and is within 30 minutes of Ontario's major 400 series highways. As the urban hub of Dufferin County, Orangeville is well-placed in the centre of a growing regional trade area. Access to the extensive flight network available through Toronto Pearson International Airport is just 45 minutes away. Other nearby air transportation options include the Region of Waterloo International Airport and John C. Munro International Airport in Hamilton.

A diverse business community

Orangeville provides opportunities for businesses across a variety of key sectors. The Town's robust industrial base is complemented by a growing number of small businesses and entrepreneurial operations. An established group of professional service firms foster a collaborative setting for new business ventures. An intensely creative arts and culture sector interacts closely with our tourism industry. All of this combines to create a well-rounded setting for any business in Orangeville.

A qualified labour force

Orangeville boasts a growing population and skilled labour force working in a number of key sectors. More than 60% of our population has post-secondary education and the average age of our residents is 38 years, below the provincial average of 41 years.

Exceptional lifestyle and amenities

Orangeville's combination of location and lifestyle makes it an ideal place to live and do business. Surrounded by Dufferin County's rural landscape, the community's amenities and infrastructure combine to create a desirable quality of life.

Competitive housing options

Orangeville offers attractive housing options at prices that are competitive with surrounding areas. When compared to the nearby municipalities of Brampton, Caledon and Newmarket, Orangeville ranks lowest across most housing categories.

Accessible education opportunities

Orangeville and area is well-served by our local schools and school boards:

There are two secondary schools and an ongoing elementary school building program. There are also several well-respected, privately-funded schools in Orangeville and the surrounding area.

Georgian College operates a regional campus in Orangeville and many reputable universities are within a short commuting distance of Orangeville.

Full-service health care

Headwaters Health Care Centre is an innovative, medium-sized hospital in Orangeville. The hospital provides a full range of services including 24/7 emergency, diagnostics, obstetrics, palliative care and ambulatory care. 

An active lifestyle

Two community centres – Alder Recreation Centre and Tony Rose Memorial Sports Centre - provide a variety of recreational and cultural programs throughout the year. There are over 30 parks in Orangeville and many are equipped with sports fields and play areas. Over 20 kilometres of scenic multi-use trails run throughout Orangeville, connecting to Island Lake Conservation Area and Monora Park.

A vibrant destination for residents and visitors

Our community is a welcoming destination for both residents and visitors. Our genuine, small-town charm is on display throughout downtown Orangeville. Historic buildings and unique features are complemented by an impressive selection of local shops and eateries. With a dedicated vision to establish Orangeville as a burgeoning tourism destination, our community offers specific support for this important sector.

A creative community

Orangeville hosts a growing number of festival and events that reflect the diversity of interests in our community. The vibrancy of our arts and culture scene is showcased through attractions such as our public art collection and live performances presented by Theatre Orangeville at our historic Opera House.