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CITY OF ORILLIA
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Although it is in Simcoe County, the city is politically independent. It is part of the Huronia region of Central Ontario. The population in was 31, It was incorporated as a village in , but the history of what is today the City of Orillia dates back at least several thousand years. Archaeologists have uncovered evidence of fishing by the Huron and Iroquois peoples in the area over 4, years ago, and of sites used by Aboriginal peoples for hundreds of years for trading, hunting, and fishing. Known as the "Sunshine City", the city's large waterfront attracts many tourists to the area every year, as do a number of annual festivals and other cultural attractions. While the area's largest employer is Casino Rama , overall economic activity in Orillia is a mixture of many different industries including manufacturing, government services, customer service and tourism.