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 and is bounded by the Historic Rideau River Waterway to the south and the Mississippi River to the north-west. It includes the Hamlets of Rideau Ferry, Port Elmsley, Balderson, Innisville and Ferguson’s Falls. The southern portion of the Municipality features many lakes,rivers and mixed forests while the more western and northern areas feature rolling hills and fertile farmland. The Township is considered the southern gateway to Lanark County’s “Maple Trail.”
Signature Event: Rideau Ferry Regatta
Township of Drummond/North Elmsley
310 Port Elmsley Road, R.R.#5
Perth, ON K7H 3C7