Living in Lincoln

Lincoln, located in the heart of the Niagara Region.

Home to about 25,750 people, the Town of Lincoln is located in the Niagara region on the south shore of Lake Ontario. The QEW, a vital cross-border Canada-US corridor, transects the town’s north end. Lincoln has a diverse economy; from exceptionally productive agricultural and horticultural sectors to manufacturing, value-added agricultural businesses, and tourism, Lincoln is on the move. Lincoln’s key economic and employment sectors are agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. In 2016 Lincoln led both the Niagara region and the entire Golden Horseshoe in gross farm receipts with $253 Million. Lincoln boasts the highest concentration of greenhouses in Niagara and dominates the greenhouse floriculture production in Ontario.

Lincoln is the sixth most populated of Niagara’s 12 municipalities, outpacing the Regions growth rate as a whole in growth from 2016 to 2021. Over the past two decades, Lincoln has grown steadily with a 24.8% per cent increase since 2001.

Lincoln’s superior natural beauty includes its Lake Ontario waterfront, Jordan Harbour, vineyards and conservation areas, such as Ball’s Falls. Its highly productive agriculture sector benefits from the area’s rich and fertile soil and the temperature moderating effects of Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment, an environmentally protected UN World Biosphere Reserve. This designation recognizes the escarpment and the land in its vicinity as internationally significant.

The Town also holds a strategic position between Toronto and the Northeastern United States. It is within a day’s drive of 55% of the US and 60% of Canada’s population. Lincoln boasts quick and easy access to transportation corridors that connect to the world and the global economy.

Lincoln’s vision – a place to grow, a place to prosper, a place to belong – represents the economic and social advantage to live and do business in Lincoln. Our vibrant and prosperous community prides itself on having policies and procedures in place that help foster growth and development in our entire economy. Lincoln is perfectly positioned to welcome you—it is the ideal place to live, work and belong.

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