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Windsor, ON

Windsor, ON

Windsor, ON

Moving to Windsor, ON—The City of Roses

Windsor is a major suburb of Detroit that lies just across the Detroit River in Ontario, Canada.  Cities in the Windsor metro area (yet still in Canada) add another 330,000 people to the Detroit metro population.  If you are moving to Windsor in the coming months, this article will cover some various places to see and things to do to establish your official status as a Windsorite enjoying the beautiful “City of Roses.”


Moving to Windsor, ON—Highlights

  • Climate—It gets cold in the winter with often brutal snowfall, but the rest of the year is gorgeous.  Humidity in summer can get intense at times, but coupled with the mild evenings it is very bearable.
  • Transportation—Transit Windsor offers multiple routes that travel throughout the city and connect major attractions in Detroit to the downtown centers of both cities.
  • Education—If you are moving to Windsor to get an education, you are in luck.  University of Windsor offers a number of undergraduate and graduate degrees in a variety of fields of study.  Situated very conveniently within Windsor, the school’s motto is “thinking forward.”
  • Recreation—The Queen Elizabeth II Gardens in Jackson Park are a must-see and one of many reasons the city is called “The City of Roses”. 12,000 different rose bushes are maintained in this pristine public space.  This includes 450 different rose varieties on 65 acres.
  • Food—Windsor is known for having great pizza.  Try some of the local favorites—Terra Cotta Pizzaria or Bull’s Eye.  Prices are reasonable and the food is amazing.

Moving to Windsor, ON—Links for New Residents


Change of Address (Canada)
Change of Address (United States)
Driver’s License
Speed Limit Conversion
City Website

The service center for Windsor, ON is located in Detroit, MI.

Information about Windsor, ON

Est. Population: Unknown
County: Essex
Latitude: 42.3167
Longitude: -83.0333
Zip Codes: N8N1A1-N8N9Z9