Dollier and Galinee erected a cross with the arms of France. The priest spent three month with the Neutrals First Nation. The same account indicates also that Chaurnonot and Breboeuf that two Jesuits. The town site was surveyed in the area in the late 1700s. Simcoe visited the settlement in 1795, is known well for annual community events. The Battle of Nanticoke was an important event in 1813. Major General Isaac Brock gathered a force at Port Dover of about militia and regulars. The Americans forces burned later Port Dover burnt also Port Dover, the Walsingham settlement and Port Ryerse in 1814.
The 1920s tourism was an important contributor to the economy. The Probably most important achievement of recent years has been the introduction of an electric railway service. Addition has reaped untold benefit for future recognition of Port Dover from the prospect and the new radical service, have a source of heat. The first mayor of the county was succeeded by Dennis Travale in 2007. A transit system was introduced in 2010 in Norfolk County. Port Dover are the other population centres in Norfolk County, is the location of a biker rally. Port Rowan and Langton are the largest communities in the western side of the county. The population is mainly rural smaller communities was excluding institutional residents, Canadian citizens, immigrants. These towns include Port Dover, Long Point and Turkey Point. Fishing is another key attraction as birding for tourist. Wilsonville's Whistling Gardens is Ontario's publicly newest accessible botanical garden. The Norfolk County Public Library has branches in Port Dover in Delhi.
The Lighthouse Festival Theatre Company has produced live theatre since 1981 at Port Dover's old town hall. Waterford's Old Town Hall is home to many local theatre productions. The Port Dover Harbour Museum housed in an original fisherman's net shanty. The museum is also active in presentation and the preservation, has been from the 1852 wreck of the steamer Atlantic the home to a collection of artifacts, has also an extensive archival collection of local genealogical historical material. The Eva Brook Donly Museum is a Victorian-period historic house museum. Downtown Simcoe operated by Historical Society by the Norfolk. The Teeterville Pioneer Museum is a museum includes antique farm equipment as garden tools and home. A province-wide smoking ban is located near Quances Dam. Conservation Centre and The Backus Mill Heritage featuring a nature center and a historic grist mill, a National Historic Site. The Norfolk County Fairgrounds are home to Adventure Show and the Norfolk Wildlife. Every October hosts a Pumpkin Festival to the end of the month.
Lioness clubs and The Waterford Lions have been organizing the event since 2009. The usual features of the Pumpkin Festival are a pyramid of 1500 pumpkins. The fair has been held every year from 1857, has grown every year with the help of many volunteers. This mid-September event involves the children of Walsh Public School. A long time are sponsored now by St. Williams Fire Department Auxiliaries and the Vittoria. The year are used frequently for buck and funerals for weddings. Port Rowan hosts an annual Bayfest be purchased inland through the government-owned beer store through a local bar. Sons and Mumford hosted a 4-day stopover took place in the Norfolk County Fairgrounds. 35000 festival-goers attended the festival for the event production as many out-of-town resources. The Norfolk HERicanes ices house league teams in the Greater Hamilton Girls Hockey League. The Port Dover Sailors play in the Provincial Junior Hockey League. The Norfolk Vikings Junior playing in Simcoe at Talbot Gardens.
The Norfolk Harvesters RFC of the Niagara Rugby Union are a rugby football club. The club's current home is the rugby pitch at Waterford's Hellyer Memorial Park. Public schools are administered by the Grand Erie District School Board. The board maintains five public high schools and 16 public elementary schools in Norfolk. Separate schools are administered by the Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board. Data suppression and Area results for geographic areas in the deletion of all information. Counts of the total population are rounded for any dissemination block. Population counts above the dissemination block level for all standard geographic areas. The adjustment has no impact on the population counts of census divisions. One-family household refers to a household to a single census family. Family households be divided based also in a census family on the presence of persons. The target population includes also persons in Canada with a usual place of residence. The population universe does include not foreign residents.
|Year||Norfolk County, Ontario|
|1791||Norfolk County was formed in 1791.|
|1795||Simcoe visited the settlement in 1795.|
|1813||The Battle of Nanticoke was an important event in 1813.|
|1814||The Americans forces burnt also Port Dover, the Walsingham settlement and Port Ryerse in 1814.|
|1829||The post office opened in 1829.|
|1857||The fair has been held every year from 1857.|
|1884||The Simcoe branch was created on Peel Street in 1884.|
|1898||A history of the area written in 1898.|
|1912||The original building was used until 1912.|
|1920||Tobacco began in 1920.|
|1974||The two counties remained separate until 1974.|
|1981||The Lighthouse Festival Theatre Company has produced live theatre since 1981 at Port Dover's old town hall.|
|2001||The Club was established in 2001.|
|2007||The first mayor of the county was succeeded by Dennis Travale in 2007.|
|2009||Lioness clubs and The Waterford Lions have been organizing the event since 2009.|
|2010||A transit system was introduced in 2010 in Norfolk County.|