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Simcoe County Archives

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to the Simcoe County Archives

The Simcoe County Archives manages the permanent records of both the County of Simcoe and its constituent municipalities. The Archives documents the collective memory of the County by acquiring and preserving the historical record in all recording media. ​

Exterior of the Simcoe County Archives 

​​To search through our collections please visit our online Descriptions​ database. For a deeper dive into Simcoe County's history check out our Research G​uides and Tools, Online Exhibits​, the Simcoe County Remembers​ database, and the Archives ​blog​.


​New online appointment booking service

May 31, 2022

​As of June 6, 2022 the Simcoe County Archives will be open to the public  by appointment only.

In conjunction with our re-opening, we are excited to announce the launch of a new online booking service. Starting on May 30, 2022 researchers and members of the general public will be able to book an onsite visit to the Archives. Appointments will also be available for reference services and to schedule record donations. Please visit the  Archives Booking Service  page for more information, or to schedule your appointment.

​Archives ​Booking Service

​​​Collecting Community Responses to the COVI​D-19 Pandemic
April 2020

​The Archives is looking for the public's assistance in developing a ​Community Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic collection.  We know that many of you are creating an​d collecting memories and information about the pandemic.​  Items are not being accepted at this time, but we have created a guide to assist you in ​ass​embling materials for future donation.  Visit our Collecting Community Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic​ page for more information.​




Research Guides and Toolshttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/Conservation and PreservationResearch Guides and Tools
Archives Bloghttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/archives-blogArchives Blog
About the Archiveshttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/About ArchivesAbout the Archives
Donating Records to the Archiveshttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/donating-records-to-the-archivesDonating Records to the Archives
Serviceshttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/Research ServicesServices
Search the Collectionshttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/Online ResourcesSearch the Collections
Online Exhibitshttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/Online ExhibitsOnline Exhibits
Simcoe County Remembershttps://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc/simcoe-county-remembersSimcoe County Remembers