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Welcome to the Corporation of the Township of Melancthon, Ontario Canada


Melancthon Township is located north and west of the Town of Shelburne. Arterial roads are County Road 124 north to Collingwood, Highway 10 north to Owen Sound and Highway 89 west to Mount Forest. The Township encompasses approximately 31,264 hectares. Within the Township, there are three hamlets, Riverview, Corbetton and the largest being Horning's Mills. A well known characteristic of Melancthon Township is the unique manner in which it was originally surveyed.

- Shelburne Golf Course

The main occupation in the Township is farming. The growing and marketing of potatoes is a major industry. There is limited beef, dairy, sheep and horse farming carried out in the Township.

On January 1, 2003, the Township marked the occasion of its 150th Anniversary. Many activities were carried out throughout the year, including a Reeve's Levee, Children's Fun Day at the Horning's Mills Community Park, Church Service in the Corbetton Church located on the grounds of the Dufferin County Museum and War Plaque Memorial Dedication Service held on Remembrance Day in the Council Chambers.


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