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Fun Facts

  • Population 109,140
  • 48°20′14″N 88°54′16″W
  • 563 m (1,847 ft)
  • Most populated municipality in Northwestern Ontario
  • Thunder Bay is often referred to as the “Lakehead” or “Canadian Lakehead” because it is at the top of the great lakes
  • Thunder Bay is on the shores of the world’s largest freshwater lake – Lake Superior
  • The annual average snowfall is 213 cm
  • The average temperature in Thunder Bay in March for a typical day ranges from a high of 1°C to a low of -8°C
  • With nearly 2200 hours of sunlight each year, Thunder Bay is the sunniest city in Eastern Canada
  • Home of Lakehead University and Confederation College
  • Home of the Thunder Oak Cheese Farm – the only farm in Ontario that produces Gouda cheese
  • Home to the largest Finnish population per capita outside of Finland
  • Terry Fox ended his Marathon of Hope just east of Thunder Bay in 1980, where today you will find the site of the Terry Fox Memorial
  • Sleeping Giant Provincial Park is 75 kms northeast of Thunder Bay
  • Kakabeka Falls, often referred to as the Niagara of the north, is 30 kms west of Thunder Bay
  • Fort William Historical Park is the largest living history attraction in North America and is a Canadian Signature Experience
  • Thunder Bay has produced more professional hockey players per capita than any other city in the world