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Your trusted, hometown, community newspaper.

The Essex Free Press is a trusted and reliable local community newspaper located in Essex, Ontario, Canada.


The newspaper has served the community since 1886.

The newspaper is published weekly, each Thursday, and delivered free to homes in the heart of Essex County. The Essex Free Press is dedicated to delivering local news and information to its readers each week.

A London Publishing Corporation Publication.


The Essex Free Press has a circulation of 11,000, reaching homes in Essex, Maidstone, Cottam, Oldcastle, Woodslee, and areas of Lakeshore, Kingsville, McGregor, Tecumseh, and Amherstburg.

Read the history of the Essex Free Press, as well as archives here:

The Essex Free Press is a proud member of:

• The Ontario Community Newspapers Association

• The Community Media Canada


Office: 16 Centre St., Essex. Ontario

Mailing: P.O. Box. 115, Essex, On. N8M 2Y1, Canada


Phone: 519-776-4268  


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