Township of Zorra
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Township of Zorra

The Township of Zorra has partnered with the Townships of East Zorra-Tavistock, Norwich and South-West Oxford to form an economic development corporation to serve rural Oxford. The Rural Oxford Economic Development Corporation (ROEDC) has been established to direct the overall economic development direction and activities for Rural Oxford. Established throughout 2013-14, the Board has finalized incorporation, engaged an economic development professional to lead the organization, and is now ready to implement strategies to support rural business growth.

For more information, please contact Bernia Wheaton, Economic Development Officer, ROEDC at 226-228-8283.  Send Bernia an emailVisit the ROEDC website.

Whether relocating, expanding, seeking new opportunities, or just visiting, Zorra is a great place to be. Located in Southwestern Ontario, Zorra is strategically located to serve the commercial, industrial and residential needs of the people within the region.  Easy access to markets is available through the 401, 402 and 403 highways, connecting Zorra to major cities throughout Ontario and the US. Home to some of the best agricultural land in Canada, Zorra offers a scenic landscape of rolling hills, farms and rivers.

The two serviced villages of Embro and Thamesford offer a variety of businesses and services, allowing for convenience in a rural setting.  The Township of Zorra has a diversified economy, with the majority of businesses in the agricultural, construction, retail trade and transportation industries. The Township contains many community groups that are dedicated to improving and maintaining the quality of life in their Townships.

Driving Distances:
Kitchener/Waterloo - 1 hour
London - 30 minutes
Sarnia - 1 hour, 30 minutes
Stratford - 40 minutes
Toronto - 2 hours
Buffalo - 3 hours
Detroit - 3 hours