Grimsby, Ontario is located on Lake Ontario in the Niagara Region.
Grimsby was founded by United Empire Loyalists in 1790. Robert Nelles, a lietenant-colonel in the War of 1812 was one of the main founders of Grimsby. His home on Main Street West was used for many planning sessions during the war. The village became known as Grimsby in 1816. Grimsby was incorporated as a village in 1876 and as a town in 1922. Grimsby and North Grimsby were amalgamated in 1970 by the formation of the Regional Municipality of Niagara. The town of Grimsby now serves as the starting point for wine touring in the Niagara region.
According to Statistic Canada’s 2011 census, Grimsby has a population of 25,325.
Grimsby has an average annual temperature of -4.8°C in January and 21.9°C in July.
There are many special attractions and events that take place in Grimsby, Ontario such as: