Stoney Creek is a community within the city of Hamilton. It is located east of downtown Hamilton on the south shore of western Lake Ontario. Although Stoney Creek has seen significant growth, most of the land mass remains agricultural. Stoney Creek is among the fastest growing communities in Hamilton. In recent years, many new condominiums have been built along the lake front.
The population of Stoney Creek is 62,327, with over one quarter of the population being born outside of Canada. Agriculture is the main employer of the community.
Stoney Creek is a safe community with beautiful parks, community amenities and schools. It allows for easy commuting to nearby cities while offering a small-town feel.
The climate in Stoney Creek has allowed the community to be known for fruit growing. As the quality and reputation of Ontario wines has grown, the community has become part of the fringes of the Niagara Wine Region. The Winona Peach Festival is held annually serving homegrown fruit, crafts and music.