The following information was compiled in good faith 1995 with publically available resources; we cannot accept responsibility for errors, and ommissions.
- City- 28,200
- Perth County-69,976
- AVERAGE ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME:
- CONSTRUCTION VALUE (1994):
- HOUSING STARTS (1994):
- NEW INDUSTRIAL SPACE CONSTRUCTED (1994)
26,360 sq. ft.
- NEW COMMERCIAL SPACE CONSTRUCTED (1994)
31,325 sq. ft.
- Hydro and Water: Stratford Public Utilities Commission.
- Gas: Union Gas
- MAIN HIGHWAYS FROM STRATFORD:
- 7 and 8 East to Highway 401 (Toronto).
- 19 North to Milverton and Listowel.
- 7 and 19 West to London
- 8 and 59 South to Woodstock
- RAIL SERVICE
- Locally-Stratford Municipal, commercial and private, no scheduled services
- London Airport-Short flight scheduled services.
- Toronto International Airport
- 36 with over 25 employees.
- 20+ with under 25 employees.
- PRIME INDUSTRIAL LAND
Price per acre-$25,000 to $30,000. No development charges.
- POST-SECONDARY SCHOOLS
Within commuting distance to:
- University of Western Ontario, London.
- University of Waterloo.
- Wilfred Laurier University.
- Conestoga College.
- Fanshawe College.
Stratford enjoys the use of twenty-two parks, with a total area of 1,000 acres. Stratford Parks Board: phone 519-271-0250
Recreationally there are two golf courses within the city boundary:
Recreationally, there are numerous special interest groups, service clubs, and cultural activities. The city has an abundance of activities for senior citizens.
- The Municipal Golf Course: Nine holes. Pay as you play. Licensed Dining Room. Phone 519-271-0214.
- Stratford Country Club: 18 hole championship golf course. Reserved Tee-off with a days advance bookings. Membership and green fees. Curling and Squash (two courts). Licenced Dining Room, Bar, and Lounge. Phone 519-271-4212.
There are five daycare centres, and one hospital (Stratford General).
The Public Art Gallery has frequent exhibitions of original art and sculpture.
It would be remiss to omit the three, world class, live theatres which run throughout the most of the year.
16th Mar 1996