Dundas, Ontario was once an independent town. Now, Dundas is a community in the city of Hamilton. Dundas is located at the bottom of the Niagara Escarpment on the edge of Lake Ontario.
Dundas was originally referred to as Coote’s Paradise. Dundas received the name Dundas in 1814 from John Graves Simcoe, the Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada. Simcoe named Dundas after his friend Henry Dundas who was the 1st Viscount Melville. The town was incorporated as a part of Wentworth County in 1847. The Great Western Railway arrived in Dundas in 1853 but a station was not constructed until 1864.
According to Statistic Canada’s 2006 census, Dundas has a population of 24,702.
Dundas has an average annual temperature of -6.2°C in January and 20.8°C in July.
There are many things to see and do in Dundas, Ontario such as: