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Holstein, Ontario, Canada[edit | edit source]

Coordinates: 44°06′N 80°35′W / 44.1°N 80.583°W / 44.1; -80.583

Grey County, Ontario
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Map of Ontario highlighting Grey County
Location in the province of Ontario, Canada Genealogy
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Founded January 1, 2000
County Grey
Address Holstein, Ontario
Canada
Postal code N0C 1B0
Area codes 519 and 226
Southgate Website
Holstein, Ontario, Canada Collage.JPG


History[edit | edit source]

Holstein, Ontario, Canada is part of a community in Southgate township in the southeast corner of Grey County. Southgate Township was formed January 1, 2000.

The Village of Holstein is home to the Egremont Optimists and Holstein Drama Club. It hosts several events each year including the Holstein Maple Fest, a Canada Day fireworks display, the Holstein Rodeo, Holstein Santa Claus Parade and annual drama productions. Notable landmarks and businesses in Holstein are the Holstein General Store, Holstein Feed Mill, Holstein Park and Dam, Egremont Optimist's Community centre, Holstein Cenotaph, Knox Holstein Presbyterian Church and Egremont Community School.

Holstein's Maple Fest is hosted at Love's SugarBush each April and features displays of pioneer activities, modern production of maple syrup, games, booths from local merchants, artists and local community groups and has featured live shows from the 'Canadian Raptor Conservancy' and children's entertainer 'Dickie Bird'.

The Holstein Rodeo is hosted at the A Bar K Ranch near Holstein each July in co-operation with the Egremont Optimists. It is a 3 day event featuring live concerts with both 'Age of Majority' and 'All ages' areas each evening, live rodeo events, booths for local vendors and community groups and a variety of meal options.

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Knox Holstein Presbyterian Church

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