Thorold Real Estate

Thorold is a city in Ontario, Canada, located on the Niagara Escarpment. It is also the seat of the Regional Municipality of Niagara. The Welland Canal passes through the centre of the city, and the Twin Flight Locks, located downtown, attract thousands of tourists annually. The first survey of Thorold, or Township 9 as it was known then, occurred in 1788. The earliest communities in what is now Thorold emerged at Beaverdams, DeCew Falls and St. Johns but, after the opening of the First Welland Canal in 1829, they were superseded by the new canal villages of Thorold, Allanburg and Port Robinson.

In 1846, the community had a population of about 1,000 and there were three churches or chapels and a post office. Various types of tradesmen worked here. Industry included two grist mills, a cement mill, a brewery and three wagon makers. There were seven taverns. Thorold, located on the brow of the Niagara Escarpment, soon became dominant and was incorporated as a village in 1850 and as a town in 1870. When the Regional Municipality of Niagara was formed in 1970, the Town of Thorold expanded to include the former Thorold Township. In 1975 the town became incorporated as the City of Thorold.Thorold is also the location of the War of 1812 battle site, Beaverdams, where, on June 25, 1813, Colonel Charles Boerstler and his American troops were defeated by a force of 80 British regulars and 300 Caughnawaga Mohawks.

Thorold - Town vs. Region Stats

Avg Price in Thorold: $855,700 / Region Avg $957,100


Avg Taxes in Thorold: $3,400 / Region Avg $4,900


Avg Sq. Ft. in Thorold: 1,868 / Region Avg 1,693


Avg Price per/sqft in Thorold:$458 / Region Avg $565


Avg Walkscore in Thorold: 21 / Region Avg 41


Avg Year Built in Thorold: 1995 / Region Avg 1981


Avg Days on Website in Thorold: 50 / Region Avg 59


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