Fast Facts

Location: Latitude 44.6478; Longitude -75.7656; bordering the north shore of the St. Lawrence River, Ontario, Canada

  • Total population 100,546 (2016 Census) Aerial view of the Thousand Islands International Bridge
  • Blend of rural and urban with two UNESCO world-recognized sites. There are 15 designated National Historic Sites
  • Time Zone: EST
  • Incorporation: January 28, 1850
  • Land area: 3,350.18 square km or 1,293.51 square miles
  • Labour force: 51,520
  • 24 Lakes and cottage country haven
  • 1000 Islands Region, St Lawrence River and the Rideau Canal and Rideau Heritage Route
  • More than 800 kilometres of scenic roadways, including the 1000 Islands Parkway along the St. Lawrence River.
  • Warmer months of the year are May to September.
  • Some of our historic attractions include: Old Stone Mill National Historic Site (Delta Mill) in Delta, Mallory Coach House in Mallorytown, Homewood Museum at Maitland, Battle of the Windmill National Historic Site near Prescott, the Fort Wellington National Historic Site in Prescott, the Forwarder's Museum in Prescott, the Spencerville Mill, the Brockville Museum, Brockville Railway Tunnel and Caboose, Fulford Place Museum.

CommunitiesRock Dunder in the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve

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