Farm Land Area Classified by Use of Land,
by County, 2006
(acres)

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Counties & Districts
In crops
Summer fallow Tame or seeded pasture Natural land for pasture Christmas tree area, woodlands and wetlands All other land Total
Brant
138,379
1,110
3,151
4,857
13,509
6,350
167,356
Chatham-Kent
517,600
135
4,507
3,985
16,990
10,552
553,769
Elgin
322,466
183
9,707
6,594
43,111
11,534
393,595
Essex
306,880
134
2,129
2,180
8,413
10,040
329,776
Haldimand-Norfolk
400,599
2,759
12,618
10,107
54,209
22,406
502,698
Hamilton
102,671
587
3,988
4,722
13,378
7,859
133,205
Lambton
503,446
497
11,666
10,040
48,181
15,577
589,407
Middlesex
516,840
636
18,498
17,246
46,168
17,870
617,258
Niagara
180,200
2,767
4,609
7,008
18,325
18,819
231,728
Oxford
355,826
361
8,854
7,498
30,119
13,316
415,974
Southern Ontario
3,344,907
9,169
79,727
74,237
292,403
134,323
3,934,766
Bruce
380,942
756
83,601
46,102
82,127
19,628
613,156
Dufferin
132,138
711
15,738
14,736
19,260
8,024
190,607
Grey
308,671
1,117
74,701
50,692
104,594
27,437
567,212
Halton
67,486
522
3,111
4,464
8,579
4,737
88,899
Huron
593,175
202
29,788
13,658
66,153
20,557
723,533
Peel
73,481
355
3,721
5,667
8,281
3,784
95,289
Perth
427,832
233
14,153
10,813
31,590
13,540
498,161
Simcoe
364,861
2,421
28,322
52,975
63,686
21,488
533,753
Waterloo
177,072
558
8,249
7,996
22,765
9,744
226,384
Wellington
386,414
665
20,745
15,417
46,395
16,226
485,862
Western Ontario
2,912,072
7,540
282,129
222,520
453,430
145,165
4,022,856
Durham
228,459
736
21,215
25,564
37,515
13,213
326,702
Haliburton
1,626
0
935
4,373
7,635
740
15,309
Hastings
141,009
965
17,695
56,956
69,292
15,270
301,187
Kawartha Lakes
171,467
623
37,381
77,623
59,599
10,253
356,946
Muskoka
9,680
x
x
7,657
17,502
1,768
38,759
Northumberland
151,617
630
14,904
26,949
35,589
11,470
241,159
Parry Sound
22,625
x
x
13,798
34,141
5,681
82,617
Peterborough
120,578
860
25,254
40,459
50,535
11,743
249,429
Prince Edward
92,451
709
8,215
13,795
21,575
8,865
145,610
York
119,294
1,305
10,149
8,281
18,791
9,256
167,076
Central Ontario
1,058,806
5,922
144,178
275,455
352,174
88,259
1,924,794
Frontenac
81,645
325
11,734
50,822
42,863
9,739
197,128
Lanark
86,510
237
18,380
40,400
75,857
11,191
232,575
Leeds & Grenville
152,714
471
20,258
50,127
88,202
16,268
328,040
Lennox & Addington
91,669
781
13,175
37,208
33,437
9,565
185,835
Ottawa
194,360
960
15,518
25,345
34,199
12,984
283,366
Prescott & Russell
232,228
328
11,093
14,979
27,994
9,854
296,476
Renfrew
159,755
599
34,732
69,969
104,984
17,692
387,731
Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry
351,531
899
22,702
29,433
70,047
19,977
494,589
Eastern Ontario
1,350,412
4,600
147,592
318,283
477,583
107,270
2,405,740
Algoma
38,292
141
11,090
11,067
31,657
3,567
95,814
Cochrane
28,437
98
7,184
13,968
20,478
5,071
75,236
Greater Sudbury
8,667
223
1,048
2,289
9,160
1,505
22,892
Kenora
13,777
x
2,619
5,486
12,169
x
36,153
Manitoulin
34,279
x
15,243
84,592
38,630
x
178,144
Nipissing
35,411
x
5,505
10,798
27,662
x
83,747
Rainy River
59,374
1,079
24,762
54,508
65,928
5,974
211,625
Sudbury
18,411
26
3,913
6,869
18,579
3,001
50,799
Thunder Bay
29,420
163
3,364
8,472
16,560
3,871
61,850
Timiskaming
114,118
256
21,365
24,124
37,754
8,183
205,800
Northern Ontario
380,186
2,163
96,093
222,173
278,577
42,868
1,022,060
The Province
9,046,383
29,394
749,719
1,112,668
1,854,167
517,885
13,310,216

Note: Area in crops does not include christmas tree area.
x: Data suppressed due to confidentiality restrictions.

Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture

Author:
Bill McGee - Coordinator, Statistics Section/OMAFRA
Last Reviewed: 29 May 2007

For more information:
E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca