Pelham is the geographical centre of Niagara and is accessed by two main highways. It is made up of five villages, encompassing the communities of Fenwick, Fonthill, Effingham, North Pelham and Ridgeville. Its lush natural setting is home to many golf clubs, horse and agricultural farms, and natural reserves.

Small town, rural

Fonthill, Fenwick, Effingham, Ridgeville



Elementary: 3 public, 2 Catholic Secondary: 1 public

Highway 406

Pelham Transit bus service

Library (2 branches), arena, community centre, outdoor pool

Conservation area, growing number of golf courses, cycling trails, home of Canada’s oldest surviving sugar maple tree; home of Short Hills Provincial Park.