Town of Perth

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  Dating back 200 years, Perth carries a rich military and social history. The town was named after the Scottish town and river, and was established as a military settlement in 1816, shortly after the War of 1812. Many of…

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Town of Carleton Place

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    Throughout its history, the Mississippi River has made Carleton Place an attractive place to settle, and it continues to draw people here today for its beauty, commerce & way of life. Life really IS better on the river.…

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Township of Drummond/North Elmsley

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History: The Township of Drummond/North Elmsley was created in 1998 by the merging of the Townships of Drummond and North Elmsley.  It is located in central Lanark County and has a population of 7,773. It is a mostly rural Municipality…

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Township of Lanark Highlands

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  Numerous scenic hamlets such as Hopetown, Middleville, Poland, Lavant, Flower Station, Elphin, Watson’s Corners and McDonald’s corners speckle the Highlands. The total population is a quaint 5,128 people. The village of Lanark is the main settlement. Lanark Highlands is…

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Township of Beckwith

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  The rural municipality of Beckwith Township is set on the banks of beautiful Mississippi Lake. Settled over 200 years ago, hamlets such as Ashton, Blacks Corners, Franktown and Prospect still exist today. The Beckwith Heritage Days event, heritage schoolhouse…

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Township of Montague

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  History: When Montague was surveyed in the 1790’s, it was intended to accommodate Loyalist and post-loyalist settlers, to continue settlement started in the 1780’s by the first Caucasian settler on the Rideau, Roger Stevens. Montague’s proximity to the military…

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Town of Mississippi Mills

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  Like the river, a strong current of community runs through the town, villages, hamlets and rural areas of the Town of Mississippi Mills. A diverse community of rural and small town interests covering over 500 square kilometres of land…

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Tay Valley Township

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  History: Bathurst, originally part of the District of Bathurst, was settled in 1816 when the first survey of the land was completed. The District severed from the District of Johnstown in 1822. The township of Bathurst was named for…

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