Southwold UK v Southwold Canada: Where would you rather live?
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Southwold, Ontario in Canada is a place described by it's Mayor, Grant Jones as, ' A nice place to raise a family, come home to after work, or to retire to', you might think it sounds strikingly similar to it's namesake, a little further east in Suffolk.
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Southwold, Ontario was named after Southwold, Suffolk in 1792 and the municipality incorporated in 1852.
There is one crucial difference between the two places; Southwold, Ontario is a township in Elgin County, meaning a small geographic area with other villages and towns within it.
The biggest settlements in Southwold, Ontario are Shedden, Talbotville and Fingal. The rest of the area is a wealth of agricultural land, predominately producing soybeans and corn.
It is very close to London, Ontario and is part of its census metropolitan area.
Southwold, Ontario: 4,494 (2011)
Southwold, Suffolk: 1,098 (2011)