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About Brockton


Our Vision

We are a proud rural community strengthened by a balance of social equity, 
culture, environmental integrity, and progressive economic development.

About Us

Nestled in the rolling countryside of the Saugeen and Teeswater Rivers, the Municipality of Brockton is a friendly rural community with innovative industry and a vibrant downtown core.

The Municipality was incorporated in 1999 when the former municipalities of Brant, Greenock and Walkerton were amalgamated. The name Brockton was chosen as a combination of these names.

With a population nearing 9,500, Brockton is a wonderful place to live, work and play.

In this section you can also learn more about our Communities or visit our Community Map.

Brockton's Roots are Agricultural

With some of the best farm land in southwestern Ontario our farmers produce a huge range of crops and a raise a diversity of livestock. Brockton is also home to a number of innovative agribusinesses.

Brockton's Roots are in Governance

Walkerton is the County Town of Bruce County and has a history of housing a large number of government agencies and offices. Walkerton is home to municipal, county and provincial offices.

Brockton is Reaching for Innovation

Brockton is home to the Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC), home of a state of the art demonstration facility to train Ontario's drinking water system operators and water professionals. We are actively working to make Walkerton a hub for businesses who provide innovative solutions to protect our water resources. The East Ridge Business Park has allowed room for local businesses to grow and ensures space to attract new businesses to Brockton.

Vibrant Downtown Core

Walkerton's vibrant downtown stands out throughout the region. Our business owners are passionate about their products and about serving their customers. They take pride in working with our Walkerton BIA to attract local and regional customers to our historic and picturesque downtown where shopping is always unique and friendly experience.