Scugog [Durham Region] - Community Summary
Scugog is a township south-central Ontario in the Regional Municipality of Durham.
The commercial and administrative centre of Scugog is Port Perry. The township also includes the communities of Aldreds Beach, Blackstock, Burketon, Cadmus, Caesarea, Carnegie Beach, Cedar Shores, Epsom, Fralicks Beach, Gerrows Beach, Greenbank, Highland Beach, Honey Beach, Lakeside Beach, Manchester, Marsh Hill, Nestleton, Nestleton Station, Pine Point, Port View Beach, Prince Albert, Prospect, Purple Hill, Saintfield, Scugog, Scugog Centre, Scugog Point, Seagrave, Shirley, Strattonville, Sunrise Beach, Utica, Victoria Corners and Williams Point.
The largest private-sector employer in the area is the Great Blue Heron Casino, located on Scugog Island on the Scugog First Nation. Many residents also commute to other Durham Region communities as well as Toronto.
Thanks to the casino and recreational opportunities from Lake Scugog, the Township is a popular tourist destination.