Owen Sound

city in Ontario, Canada

Owen Sound is a city in Southwestern Ontario. It is the county seat of Grey County. It is at the mouths of the Pottawatomi River and the Sydenham River on an inlet of Georgian Bay. According to the 2011 census, the 21,688 people lived in Owen Sound.

Owen Sound was founded in 1841. It was named after British Admiral Edward Owen. The Canadian World War I flying ace Billy Bishop was born in Owen Sound.

Georgian College is in Owen Sound. The Owen Sound Collegiate and Vocational Institute is one of the oldest schools in Canada.

There are five sports teams in Owen Sound: