Waterdown is a rapidly growing village in the heart of the Golden Horseshoe, located atop the Niagara Escarpment between Hamilton and Burlington. As of 2016, Waterdown had a population of 19,462.
Waterdown has all the amenities of a modern city with the friendly ambience of a quaint town, making it a perfect location for those looking to slow down and avoid a bustling city without compromising on dining options, shopping, and attractions.
For the hiker & nature enthusiast, Waterdown’s location on the Niagara Escarpment provides the opportunity for countless hikes, walks, and cycling options. It is home to entry points to the Bruce Trail as well as Smokey Hollow Falls, also known as Great Falls, a picturesque 10-metre-high ribbon waterfall that flows from Grindstone Creek.
Transportation in Waterdown is easiest by car, but public transportation is available through Hamilton’s public transit agency, Hamilton Street Railway (HSR).
Highways 403, 407, and the QEW are close by and easily accessible.
As a growing community, Waterdown has become home to a variety of housing options, from its original rural roots with detached homes and land, to its newer subdivisions and townhouses.