Simcoe County is made up of 16 member municipalities and the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. We have a combined population of almost 480,000 people, we welcome 9 million tourists each year, and we're home to 16,000 businesses, and growing. Our unique and close proximity to Toronto and other larger cities contributes to our diversity, culture, strong economy and sense of community. During your down-time, you will have an opportunity to take advantage of Simcoe County's gorgeous landscapes, combined with best-in-class activities and recreational opportunities - from golf, skiing, trekking, hiking, biking, boating and so much more. Foodies world-wide travel here to taste our local agricultural-inspired dining; Winter Warriors warm up to our renowned winter adventures; and beachcombers love our sunsational summer shorelines. Our communities are thriving and growing and we want you to be part of it!