Georgina is a town in the northernmost municipality in the Regional Municipality of York in south-central Ontario. It forms part of the northern border of the GTA and is located on the southern shores of Lake Simcoe.
Although it is included as a town, it operates as a township, in which detached communities share a general administrative council. The largest communities are Keswick, Sutton and Jackson's Point. The smaller communities consist of Pefferlaw, Port Bolster, Udora and Willow Beach.
The town was created by the amalgamation of the Village of Sutton, the Township of Georgina and the Township of North Gwillimbury in 1971, and was integrated in 1986. North Gwillimbury had formally been part of Georgina, but became its own township in 1826.
Real estate in Georgina is located throughout the string of small villages. The most populous of these villages include Keswick, Sutton, Jackson’s Point and Pefferlaw, which are all situated on the south shore of Lake Simcoe. Georgina is known for its prosperous farms, yet its location on the southeast shores of Lake Simcoe has turned it into a year round destination for tourists and cottagers.
Those interested in homes for sale in Georgina may be attracted to the area because of the availability of boating, golfing, and horseback riding options. This town has superb year round fishing has earned Georgina the title of “Ice Fishing Capital of Canada.” Another thing that makes Georgina great is the beautiful, local public beaches which residents know are perfect for swimming and picnics.