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Bobcaygeon Community Profile

Doing Business in Bobcaygeon

Bobcaygeon boasts a rich history, breathtaking natural landscapes, and a vibrant business community that warmly welcomes visitors from near and far. Whether you're seeking outdoor adventures, cultural experiences, or a tranquil getaway, Bobcaygeon offers something for everyone. The quaint downtown core filled with unique shops and delectable dining options invites you to explore its wonders and create unforgettable memories.

The downtown core is home to Lock 32 on the Trent Severn Waterway — the first lock to be constructed and the most visited lock on the historic waterway. This bustling town spans three islands right at the meeting point of two large lakes—Sturgeon and Pigeon—creating a winding network of canals, making it an ideal place to launch your canoe or kayak.

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Carlie Arbour

Economic Development Officer - Community
705-324-9411 extension 1396

Get to know Bobcaygeon:

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Buyer Profile

Householders want to support the small businesses in their community and they prefer in-store shopping to e-commerce. As consumers, they value attentive service.

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71% Empty Nesters

Show empty nesters how your business can appeal to them. They make up 71% of residents and have more time and money than other demographics.

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Local Marketing

Bobcaygeon residents are among the highest users of Facebook, using it to look for coupons and discounts. Use ads and your Pages to promote your business.

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Ultimate Retail Experience

Highlight local products and heritage. Visitors to main street are mostly middle aged and older, who strongly identify with rural life and traditions.

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People shopping in downtown Bobcaygeon
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The Bobcaygeon Downtown Community Profile equips you with the information you need to decide if this is the right location for your investment. The profile offers information on buyer personas, demographics, and psychographics, with a focus on the downtown core and a 15 minute-walk radius of this area.

Learn more about the financial habits and spending trends of these residents, including media behaviours, online shopping attitudes, behaviours, and store loyalties to give you more insight into whether this is the right location for your business.

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Bobcaygeon is a vibrant town full of shops and lovely places to stop for a bite to eat, stay for few nights and enjoy this waterfront town at Lock 32. Whether you are coming by car, bike, boat, motorcycle or motorhome this is a "must see" on your journey.

- S. Galler, Bobcaygeon and Area Chamber of Commerce
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