The County of Dufferin is an upper-tier municipality that sits on the Greater Toronto Area fringe, about 100 km northwest of Toronto. It is primarily a rural county with three urban settlement areas: Grand Valley, Orangeville, and Shelburne. The region is well known for its rivers, rolling hills, and excellent outdoor recreation opportunities. The UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, the Niagara Escarpment, and the world-famous Bruce Trail run through Dufferin, offering spectacular vistas and hiking opportunities. Home to over 61,000 residents, the area boasts fabulous restaurants, shopping, and amenities.