Stoney Creek is a community in the city of Hamilton in the Canadian province of Ontario. It was officially a city since 1984 until 2001 when it was amalgamated with the rest of the cities of the Regional Municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth. The community of Stoney Creek on the south shore of western Lake Ontario, east of downtown Hamilton into which feed the watercourse of Stoney Creek as well as several other minor streams. The historic area, known as the "Old Town", is below the Niagara Escarpment. Though residential growth exploded, particularly in the 1970s and 1980s in the lower city and in the west mountain in the 1990s and 2000s, most of the land mass of Stoney Creek remains agricultural. The communities of Elfrida, Fruitland, Tapleytown, Tweedside, Vinemount, and Winona serve as distinct reminders of the agricultural legacy of Stoney Creek and Saltfleet township.
Stoney Creek features different types of homes such as: single houses, townhouses, condos. It has a mixture of older areas and new development, primary on the mountain and along the lake Ontario. In the recent years Stoney Creek has seen a lot of infrastructure improvement, new zoning and expansions. The new GO Station being built by Centennial Rd and QEW is bringing influx of new home buyers from Toronto and other GTA areas. Being half way between Toronto and Niagara Falls, Stoney Creek is in a sweet spot. Property taxes are not as high and there is plenty of land for new communities. Some of the local attractions in Stoney Creek are: Memphis Fire Barbecue Company, The Powerhouse Restaurant, Edgewater Manor, Punch Bowl Market & Bakery, Miceli Family Bakery, Fifty Point Conservation Area, Devil’s Punchbowl Conservation Area, Battlefield House Museum, Starlight Drive-In, Eastgate Square and more.