Our region is a great place to work, live and play. Durham is overflowing with wildlife, and its unique environment gives us many natural parks and trails to explore.

The Regional Municipality of Durham Region is east of Toronto, in the Golden Horseshoe area of Ontario. It is a mix of rural, residential, and commercial land. North Durham is mostly rural, has a thriving agriculture sector, and is home to Oak Ridges Moraine.

Durham has eight unique area municipalities, each with something new and interesting to discover:

Discover Durham

Durham Region has a lot to discover. Visit a park or trail, or spend a day at the beach. Learn about our arts and culture scene or find a local event to attend. 

The Regional Road network will help you get around the Region. Durham also has many transit options to choose from.

Get active! Get involved in your local municipality's sports and recreation programs or explore Durham by bike.

Getting around

You can get around the region with any of our transit systems. You can take GO Transit from Clarington west into Toronto, and our travel partners help make travelling easier for you. You can also travel safely on your bike in our bicycle-friendly communities.

Regional government

The Regional Municipality of Durham governs the region. Find us at 605 Rossland Road East, in Whitby, Ontario. 

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