Ward 3 is an urban ward situated in the lower city below the Niagara Escarpment (often referred to as the Mountain).
Bordered by the Escarpment to the south, Hamilton Harbour to the north, Ottawa Street to the east, and Wellington Street North to the west, connecting to Claremount Access.
Approximately one third of this ward is comprised of industrial and commercial land including U.S. Steel Canada and ArcelorMittal Dofasco. It is also home to Hamilton General Hospital, St. Peter’s Hospital (both part of Hamilton Health Sciences), Tim Hortons Field and Gage Park.
Ward 3 is located within the Hamilton Conservation Authority watershed.