Sault Ste. Marie is a city on the St. Marys River in Algoma District, Ontario, Canada. The community was founded as a French religious mission. The city is bordered to the United States in the south, across the river.
The population is about 75 thosand people. The area is 223.26 km2
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was incorporated as a town in 1887 and a city in 1912.
The city has made a name for itself in steel-making. Forestry is also a major local industry.
Sault Ste. Marie is served by Highway 17, which is a segment of the Trans-Canada Highway in the region. The International Bridge connects downtown Sault Ste. Marie to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, becoming Interstate 75 on the American side. The city also plays an inherited role in marine transportation, with the locks in Michigan being an integral component of the St. Lawrence Seaway.
The city is also a rather popular place for tourism with some historical places.
The Corporation of the City of Sault Ste. Marie
P.O. Box 580, 99 Foster Drive
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 5N1