Greening Central Elgin was initiated to increase tree cover in the Municipality of Central Elgin. The program has since expanded to also include the City of St. Thomas, the Township of Southwold and the Township of Malahide.  Native tree seedlings are available for landowners in these municipalities at an affordable rate to help “green” the municipality.

A minimum order of 20 trees is...

The Economic Development Committee is seeking individuals, respresenting businessess of all types to assist us to promote Southwold, develop ideas and pursue opportuniites in the growth of the Township.  If you think that you may be interested in joining our committee, please fill in the Adobe pdf form  Southwold...

Strummin Ukes, Serving turkey dinner, guess enjoying dinner

The Southwold Young @ Heart's Christmas Dinner was a huge success!

Thank-you to everyone that came out and enjoyed a wonderful meal by...

Come out and enjoy this FREE event on Saturday February 8, 2019 starting a 1:00 p.m. at the Keystone Complex!.

Save the Date Flyer

More details will be available soon.

Kirk Duncan - 15years, Breanna Howe- 10 years, Chief Jeff McArthur- 15 years

Volunteers are the key ingredient to building a perfect community! The Township of Southwold is very proud of our Southwold Fire Department.

 The Southwold Township Fire Department proudly protects over 4000 residents within 301 square kilometers of Elgin County. The department is Proudly Staffed by Volunteers, who are an important part of our community.

At our volunteer...

Melba Marr with Mayor Jones, Councillor Emons with Kim Poole and the Southwold Township History Committee

Volunteers are the key ingredient to building a perfect community! The Township of Southwold is very proud of all of our events and our committees.

This past Thursday, the Township held it's Annual Volunteer Recognition Awards and Dinner.

A HUGE thank-you goes out to everyone who attended the event, it was a great success!
Congratulations to Melba Marr, the recipient of the...

The Township's Young @ Heart Committee is hosting a Senior Christmas Party with a Traditional Chritmas Dinner and some other activities on Thursday December 19, 2019.

Cost for the dinner is $5.00.  Tickets are available at the Township office or at a Young @ Heart Event

Party Details.  


On September 12, we held our first “Young at Heart” Outdoor event. This event was planned to include outdoor games and a history tour of Shedden.
Unfortunately, Mother Nature decided we needed some rain on that day.  We set up our games inside the Complex and we were able to go ahead with the history tour with the use of the Rosy Rhubarb people mover, that is covered to keep the rain out...

This morning it was announced that the Township of Southwold will receive $209,747.02 from the Rural and Northern Infrastructural Grant. This grant was presented by Jeff Yurek, MPP of Elgin - Midlesex - London and will be going towards the replacement of Second Line Bridge. The total estimated cost of the project is $629, 304.00.


The 2017 inspection of Second Line bridge showed...

 Just after we left the ballpark Mother Nature decided that she was going to see how our 14 tractor drivers would handle 90 minutes’ worth of rain. By the time we got to the Salmon & Trout farm, even with our free ponchos, most were wet but determined not to quit. Thankfully, the rain stopped when we hit the road again and for the rest of the run she gave us nice weather.

Kit Brown...