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East Zorra-Tavistock

Downtown Tavistock in East Zorra-Tavistock
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About East Zorra-Tavistock

In East Zorra-Tavistock we’re not just a community, we’re family. Starting with the Tavistock Coat of Arms (and now the East Zorra-Tavistock coat of arms) which showcases a factory with a smoking chimney and grain representing our many farms. The joining of industry and agriculture has always been known as “Gentes Conficimus” in East Zorra – Tavistock. It means “We families (of varied origin) accomplish (things by working) together. Or “We Accomplish Together”.

Situated just above Woodstock in the heart of Oxford County, East Zorra-Tavistock is accessible by highway, air and railway.

With the centres of Tavistock, Hickson and Innerkip as the heart of our township, we’re pleased to offer the perks of small town living with the convenience of large cities close by!

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Doing Business in East Zorra-Tavistock

With a population of 6836, and just over 144 businesses and 289 farms, the East Zorra-Tavistock community understands the needs of business and agriculture – but also community. 

With farming practices built up with generations of experience, to manufacturing and agribusiness services – there’s plenty of experience here.

From hiring to financing and everything in between, Oxford County is a place for businesses to grow. Fall in love with one of our towns, or enjoy wide open spaces.

It’s not just businesses that benefit in East Zorra-Tavistock. We have an unemployment rate of just 4.1%, which is lower than the provincial average.

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