Situated on the picturesque Grand River, the city of Brantford is located in the heart of Southern Ontario, with direct access to Hwy. 403 and close proximity to other major highways, rail lines and three major Canadian ports of entry (Windsor, Toronto and Niagara Falls). For visitors Brantford is an easy-to-find destination for day trips and weekend getaways.
Brantford is known as the Telephone City, as it was here in 1874 where Alexander Graham Bell first conceived the idea for the telephone. You can visit the Bell Homestead National Historic Site in a new browser windowand explore the evolution of the telephone in the restored 19th century home.
Today, Brantford is a vibrant community with a population of approximately 96,689(est.) people. The City’s central location makes it an ideal place to live, work, play and visit! For more information, click to visit Tourism Brantford in a new browser window.
Source: Financial Post Canadian Demographics, 2008