Tay is a township in Central Ontario, Canada, located in the southern Georgian Bay region. Tay, like many other townships in the surrounding area such as Tiny Township was named after one of the several dogs owned by Sir Peregrine Maitland‘s wife..
The township was incorporated in 1994.
The township comprises the villages and rural hamlets of Ebenezer, Elliots Corners, Melduf, Mertzs Corners, Ogden’s Beach, Old Fort, Paradise Point, Port McNicoll, Riverside, Sturgeon Bay, Triple Bay Park, Vasey, Victoria Harbour, Waubaushene and Waverley.
Read about the history of Tay Towhship here. Histories of the individual towns can be found under the tabs at the top of the page.
Blog contents do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Tay Township or the Tay Township Heritage Committee.
Local volunteer committees are known as Municipal Heritage Committees (formerly called LACACs – Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committees) and exist to advise local municipal councils on heritage matters.
blog banner photo is a stylized photograph of Hogg Bay taken from a spot very close to the enormous CPR trestle that was dismantled in the 1970s. photograph courtesy of William J. Gibson