Hamilton-Wentworth Region is named for George Hamilton, who was a Queenston entrepreneur, and for John Wentworth, who was the last Governor of colonial New Hampshire and Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia.
Created: January 1, 1974
Hamilton 1974 – present
Courthouse – Hamilton
Location: 45 Main Street East / John Street
Built: 1997 – 1999
Architect: Norr Partnership Ltd
Contractor: Ellis Don Corporation.
Description: The building faces south and is a seven story concrete, stone and glass structure. The south front has a wide glass paneled entrance on the first story with an extended canopy. Above are glass paneled walls with square tower on the west side and stone front along the east side. The roof line is flat. The building houses the Superior Court of Justice.
N – Halton County and Lake Ontario
E – Niagara Region
Photos taken 2011