The city of Cambridge was created in January 1973. It It is made up of the city of Galt and the towns of Hespeler and Preston, and parts of the townships of Waterloo and North Dumfries. The history of the area is a diverse and interesting one. The area was first settled in the mid 1800’s. There is much history and architecture to be explored in this beautiful city on the shores of the Grand River.
Today, the City of Cambridge is a thriving community with a population of approximately 130,000 and an average age of 36 years old. Located within the Regional Municipality of Waterloo and the gateway to Canada’s Technology Triangle, Cambridge is a 60 minute drive from downtown Toronto and in close proximity to three international airports, as well as three U.S. border crossings.
Cambridge offers a wonderful quality of life, providing all the amenities and services of a metropolitan city but with that sought-after small town charm! It boasts both a thriving business, as well as arts and culture, community.