The Township of Drummond/North Elmsley is bordered by the Rideau River on the south between the towns of Perth and Smiths Falls, on the north by the Mississippi River system, the villages of Lanark, and the hamlets of Ferguson’s Falls and Innisville. The Township covers 364.84 square kilometres. According to the 2006 census, this new municipality, which was created in 1998 by the merging of the Townships of Drummond and North Elmsley has a population of 7,118.
For those familiar with the equestrian world, the municipality is home to world champion Ian Millar of Millar Brooke Farm.
The Township enjoys the offerings of both the Town of Perth, home to 3M and other factories, and the Town of Smiths Falls, home to Walmart and other industries. Both towns are rich with heritage and tourist attractions offering excellent shopping and convenient access to businesses.
The Township contributes to a variety of recreational facilities. They include: a community centre with an arena; an outdoor and indoor swimming pool; an outdoor fully equipped community park and a full service library. A host of other private and community based facilities including: a variety of golf courses, curling rinks, the Rideau Canal, Wildlife area, Mississippi River and lake, and walking trails.
The Townships is serviced by two public schools, Drummond Central School and North Elmsley Public School, and by the modern and fully equipped Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital, which is also supplemented by a full range of medical related clinics and practices found throughout the community.
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