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Thames Centre, outlined in blue, is a thriving progressive municipality located in southwestern Ontario, Canada. We are situated on the eastern boundary of the City of London and readily accessible from Highway 401. There's no better place to live, work and raise a family. Have a look around. You'll like what you see.


Thames Centre's municipal office is located at 4305 Hamilton Road, Dorchester, ON, N0L1G3.

Our Google Earth coordinates are: 42°59'8.97"N, 81° 2'57.93"W.

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The historic Thames River winds its way through the municipality, providing various opportunities for recreation and is managed by the UTRCA.
The Fanshawe Conservation Area is some 3000 acres in size and is a protected area featuring camping, boating, fishing and other recreational activities such as pavilions and picnic shelters, playgrounds for children, 30 km of walking trails and 20 km of biking trails, and much more.
Lake Whittaker, part of the Kettle Creek Conservation Area, is a 24 acre (10 hectare) lake formed during the last ice age. A popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts in search of camping, hiking trails and fishing, the lake is situated in an undeveloped area of the municipality.
The Dorchester Swamp is a provincially designated wetland and environmentally protected area of natural and scientific interest is one of the few Carolinian forests in Ontario. It is also the source of Dorchester's drinking water, with a modern treatment and storage facility situated nearby. Various walking trails through this wetland area allow visitors to catch a glimpse of rare birds and small woodland animals living within the lush vegetation.
The Mill Pond is alive with foliage and wildlife. The pond area has natural paths, wooden walkways, bridges and a lookout offering a panoramic view of this fertile oasis. The dam was once the site of a grist and saw mill. With its water spilling into the Thames River it was ideal for transporting timber to the United States.

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