Barrie is a politically independent city, part of Simcoe County, situated on Lake Simcoe.
City of Barrie has grown significantly in recent years due to close proximity to GTA and Go transit improvement. There are nine trains that travel to Toronto daily, hourly buses and is only one-hour drive to most of GTA locations. Likewise, cottage country is also in a short driving distance. Places like Wasaga Beach, Blue Mountain and Muskoka, are nearly at a doorstep.
The City of Barrie has everything a person might wish for! Most department stores, local and chain restaurants, waterfront activities with beaches, marinas, trails for summer enjoyment and ski hills for winter fun, golf courses, countless all year-round festivals, myriad of parks and greenspaces. It is an all year-round city with affordable houses in all shapes and styles.
Barrie offers lots of job opportunities and is perfect for starting a new business. Barrie is also home to Georgian College and Royal Victoria Hospital. Once you come to Barrie and realize that this city has so much to offer you might never want to leave again.
Colleges: Georgian College
Hospitals: Royal Victoria Hospital
Malls: Georgian Mall, Park Place, Bayfield Mall
|Elementary School Name||Fraser Rating (out of 10.0)|
|Sister Catherine Donnelly||7.90|
|St Catherine of Siena||6.90|
|St John Vianney||6.70|
|Pope John Paul II||6.30|
|Saint Gabriel the Archangel||6.10|
|W C Little||6.10|
|St Michael the Archangel||4.70|
|The Good Shepherd||4.60|
|Secondary School Name||Fraser Rating (out of 10.0)|
|St Joan of Arc||5.60|