The Town of Bracebridge is located in the heart of Muskoka, a world-class tourism destination that has been highlighted in National Geographic’s 2011 Top Ten Summer Destinations. Situated just 2 hours north of Toronto, Bracebridge is home to approximately 17,300 permanent residents and an additional 7,700 residents during the cottage season.
Bracebridge offers its citizens strong construction, niche manufacturing, hospitality, tourism and professional services sectors along with diversified social, recreational and cultural resources. The community is considered the political, cultural, and economic capital of the region. The following regional organizations are situated in Bracebridge: administrative offices of the District Municipality of Muskoka, the provincial courthouse, head offices for Trillium Lakeland District School Board, and South Muskoka Regional Hospital, to name a few.