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Lake Huron has the longest shoreline of all the Great Lakes.  It is one of the most unique lakes on Earth. It is the second largest of all the Great Lakes.  It is also the fourth largest lake in the world by surface area.
The bright inviting turquoise waters will have you coming to explore or even packing your bags to make it your year round living.

WHAT MAKES LAKE HURON SO SPECIAL?

  • Beautiful turquoise coloured water.
  • Home to approximately 3 million people.
  • Provides drinking, recreation, livelihood and food to people in Canada and the U.S.A.
  • It supplies drinking water to approx. 1.4 million people in Ontario.
  • It is home to many rare and endangered plant and animal species (Bluehearts Flower, the Five-Lined Skink (lizard), and the Huron Grasshopper.)
  • One-third of Canada’s rare species are found in the Lake Huron Watershed, many of which are not found anywhere else in the country.
  • Beautiful sandy beaches.
  • Has an average depth of 59 m (193 ft).
  • The world’s largest limestone mine sits on the shore of Lake Huron (Calcite Quarry in Michigan).
  • The world’s largest salt mine is currently being mined under Lake Huron, located in Goderich, Ontario.
  • Lake Huron boasts over 30,000 individual islands, that’s more than any other Great Lake. That gives Huron the longest shoreline of all the Great Lakes (over 6,100 km or 3,790 mi).
  • Nearly 1,000 shipwrecks lie below Lake Huron’s surface, due to its extensive network of islands, shallows, and impressive storms.

DID YOU KNOW?

Lake Huron is said to host some of the most beautiful sunsets in the world, and has underwater trees that are over 7,000 years old!

lake huron sunset

LAKE HURON EROSION

Have you always dreamed of living by the lake? Take a moment to educate yourself on Lake Huron erosion to make sure it’s a good fit for your next move.

LOCAL MUNICIPALITY RESOURCES & INFORMATION

Looking for information on taxes, zoning, animal services, garbage & recycling, senior services, utilities etc?  Click Here to check out my Municipality Resources page and to find all the contact information.

RECENT LISTINGS NEAR LAKE HURON

Living near Lake Huron can give you the sense of peace and relaxation you have been looking for!  Check out the listings below and let’s find your dream property!

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