Peterborough Canada

Peterborough Canada : Lift Lock
Peterborough - Lift Lock
Peterborough Canada : Quaker Oats factory
Peterborough - Quaker Oats factory
 
Peterborough is a city on the Otonabee River in central-eastern Ontario, Canada, 125 kilometres (78 mi) northeast of Toronto. The population of the City of Peterborough was 74,898 in the 2006 census, while the census metropolitan area (CMA) had a population of 116 570.

It presently ranks as the 33rd and smallest CMA in Canada. The current mayor of Peterborough is Paul Ayotte.

Peterborough is known as the gateway to the "cottage country" of the Kawarthas, a large recreational region of the province. It is named in honour of Peter Robinson, an early Canadian politician who oversaw the first major immigration to the area. The city is the seat of Peterborough County and since 1983 has been sister city to Ann Arbor, Michigan.


Accomodations in Peterborough
Rural roadside stands, exceptional urban eateries and enchanting country bistros dish up tantalizing flavours. Peterborough accommodations range from comfortable hotel rooms to bed & breakfasts to luxury resorts. Search Accomodations in Peterborough to find what you're looking for in our area.

Sit back and enjoy warm hospitality or plan an itinerary to visit some of Peterborough's attractions.
Explore the Tourist Attractions during your visit.
Have a question about Peterborough? Submit your question on our City Discussion Forum. Another interesting city is Burlington in Ontario


Peterborough Related Links:
  • City of Peterborough Official web site - http://www.peterborough.ca/
  • City Facilities - http://www.peterborough.ca/Living/City_Facilities.htm
  • Peterborough Centennial Museum and Archives - http://www.peterboroughmuseumandarchives.ca/
  • Transport Peterborough - http://www.peterborough.ca/Living/City_Services/Transportation.htm
  • Peterborough Public Library - http://www.peterborough.library.on.ca/

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