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Southgate, Ontario Real Estate and Homes for Sale
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Southgate is a township in western Ontario, Canada, in the southeast corner of Grey County. Southgate was formed on January 1, 2000, when the Village of Dundalk, the Township of Proton and the Township of Egremont were amalgamated. The headwaters of the South Saugeen, Beatty Saugeen and Grand Rivers are located in Southgate.The township comprises the communities of Bethel, Birdell, Boothville, Cedarville, Conn, Dromore, Dundalk, Egerton, Gildale, Holstein, Hopeville, Keldon, Kingscote, Landerkin, Proton Station, Robbtown, Signet, Swinton Park, Tartan, Thistle, Varney, Ventry and Yeovil.The former rail line roadbed has become a snowmobile trail sponsored by the federal government. Dundalk's two elementary schools are Dundalk & Proton Community School and Highpoint Community School. The high school is Grey Highlands Secondary School, which is located in the nearby town of Flesherton.Primary industry, in the form of agriculture is the dominant sector of the economy in Southgate. The service sector thrives and several commercial and industrial operations exist, including auto parts manufacturer Metal Systems of Canada and several small businesses. The township has purchased 220 acres (89 ha) to expand the existing 5-10 acre industrial park. Currently 46 acres are available for industrial development.Southgate has several churches representing Catholic, Anglican, Protestant and Mennonite denominations. Dundalk hosts an annual square dance, step dance and clogging competition on the third weekend in June every year. Visitors from all over the country participate in the dance competitions, take in the parade and camp in nearby Dundalk Memorial Park.

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