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Located in the heartland of South-Western Ontario Blandford-Blenheim offers all of the conveniences of urban living while enjoying the serenity of country life. Our location, and proximity to many large economic centers via Highways 401 and 403 make Blandford-Blenheim an ideal place to live, work, and visit.

About the Township

The Township is located in Oxford County and has a population of approximately 7,565. The Township was amalgamated in 1975 from the historic County Townships of Blandford and Blenheim. Prominent communities within the Township include Bright, Drumbo, Plattsville, Princeton, and Washington.

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Map of Blandford-Blenheim

Driving Distance to major centres

  • Kitchener/Waterloo – 20 minutes
  • London – 35 minutes
  • Hamilton – 40 minutes
  • Mississauga – 1 hour 10 minutes

  • Toronto – 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Sarnia – 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Buffalo – 1 hour 55 minutes
  • Detroit – 2 hours 45 minutes


For statistics on the Township of Blandford-Blenheim, please visit the Blandford-Blenheim Census Profile through Statistics Canada. The Township is located in Oxford County, and has a population of approximately 7,399. Approximate village populations are as follows: Bright 440, Drumbo 950, Plattsville 1500, Princeton 590 (the Village of Washington numbers are not available at this time).

Proximity of Township

The township is within:

  • a two and a half hour drive to half of Ontario’s population (nearly 6 million people)
  • a three hour drive to major border crossings in Michigan, and New York State; and
  • a day’s drive to 130 million North American consumers and most major manufacturing centres within the American Midwest, and Eastern Seaboard.
Township Staff
Chief Building Official
John Scherer
Phone: 519-462-2697 (East Zorra Tavistock Office)
Fax: 519-463-5881
Building Inspector / Property Standards Enforcement Officer
Ray Belanger
Phone: 519-463-5347 ex 7429
Fax: 519-463-5881
Dustin Robson
Phone: 519-539-9800 ex 3211
Drainage Superintendent
Jim Harmer
Phone: 519-463-5347 ex 7433
Fax: 519-463-5881
Rodger Mordue
Phone: 519-463-5347 ex 7427
Fax: 519-463-5881
Deputy Clerk
Sarah Matheson
Phone: 519-463-5347 ex 7422
Fax: 519-463-5881

Director of Finance/Treasurer
Denise Krug
Treasury, Budgeting, Financial Reporting & Planning
Phone: 519-463-5347 ex 7424
Fax: 519-463-5881
Deputy Treasurer/Revenue Co-ordinator
Katie Koski
Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Property Tax Administrator
Phone: 519-463-5347 ex 7425
Fax: 519-463-5881
Finance/ Customer Service Clerk
Shanna Kamenar
Phone: 519-463-5347 ex 7421
Fax: 519-463-5881

Director of Protective Services
Fire Chief
Rick Richardson
Phone: 519-463-5347 ex 7423
Fax: 519-463-5881
Protective Services Administrator
Michelle VanWyk
Protective Services Administration / CEMC
Phone: 519-463-5347 ex 7432
Fax: 519-463-5881
Director of Public Works
Jim Borton
Phone: 519-463-5347 ex 7426
Fax: 519-463-5881
Road Supervisor
Ben Minutillo
Drumbo Shop: 519-463-5389
Manager of Community Services
Trevor Baer
Arena Contact, Maintenance Lead
Phone: 519-684-7482
Fax: 519-684-6886