The Town of Penetanguishene (meaning "the place of the rolling white sands" in Abinaki) is a picturesque bilingual community at the southern tip of peaceful and beautiful Georgian Bay. Penetang has a unique urban form oriented towards the water with rolling hills, woodlands, wetlands and picturesque views. 

Today, Penetang has a rich heritage of cultures and people. Recognized as having one of the most beautiful and protected harbours, it is a haven for boating enthusiasts.

Incorporated on February 22, 1882, this thriving bilingual community has grown to approximately 10,000 residents offering a unique combination of lifestyle and business opportunities.