The Municipality of Brooke-Alvinston located in eastern Lambton County, is 311 square km in size with a population of 3,000. This rural community is service by the urban centers of Alvinston and Inwood. The Municipality is close to the large urban areas of Sarnia (35 minutes), London (45 minutes) as well as major transportation routes.
Alvinston is a fully serviced redeveloping urban area with restaurants, bank, farm machinery dealership, modern machine shop, plumbing and heating shop as well as church’s, library, active Legion and post office. Alvinston is home to a commercial honey processing facility which produces award winning mead (wine). The Brooke – Alvinston – Inwood Community Center is located in Alvinston. This modern complex contains an arena, auditorium with banquet facilities for 500 and several meeting rooms. It is home to figure skaters and minor hockey. Located near by is the A.W. Campbell Conservation Area that offers camping, swimming, walking trails and picnic areas.
Inwood is as well a fully serviced redeveloping urban area with several businesses and is home to Brooke Telecom, a publicly owned telephone system offering regular phone service as well as cell phone, high speed internet and cable television services.
The rural agricultural area surrounding these centers is productive soil, managed by innovative food producers. Crops include wheat, soybeans, corn and specialty beans. As well there are many extensive livestock operations.