Town of Mississippi Mills

A Natural Place to Grow

The Ultimate guide to Mississippi Mills

A Natural Place to Grow

Recognized for its architectural and natural beauty, its true gift is the feeling of community that resonates throughout the villages of Almonte, Appleton, Blakeney, Clayton, Pakenham, and Ramsay. The creativity of its people and their respect for heritage and environment is what makes this urban inspired place pure bliss. It is a cycling friendly area with an innovative vibe.



Did you Know? Almonte is the birthplace of Dr. James Naismith, inventor of basketball.

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 within Lanark County just west of the City of Ottawa.

Mississippi Mills is an outstanding urban and rural community that is recognized for its natural and architectural beauty, high quality of life and respect for its heritage and environment. In its vision of the future, the community will be seen to promote and manage balanced economic growth.

Come and experience history, maple syrup, skiing, theatre, hiking, art, antiques, museums, bridges, festivals, golf, shopping, waterfalls, harvest, markets, puppets, music, canoeing, snow tubing, food, murals, fishing, B&B’s, mills, cycling, and friendly, interesting and unique people.

Created as a result of municipal amalgamations in January 1998, the Town of Mississippi Mills is made up of the former Townships of Ramsay and Pakenham and the Town of Almonte.

Signature Event: Celtfest

Walking Tour of Pakenham

Walking Tour of Clayton

Walking Tour of Appleton

Walking Tour of Almonte

Town of Mississippi Mills
P.O. Box 400, 3131 Old Perth Rd.
Almonte, ON    K0A 1A0
Tel: 613-256-2064