Lennox & Addington
The County of Lennox and Addington in Eastern Ontario stretches from Lake Ontario to the rugged, rocky terrain of the Canadian Shield. The 2,777 square kilometre County is 130 kilometres long and is neighbour to Renfrew, Hastings, Prince Edward and Frontenac Counties.
Populated by both rural and urban residents, Lennox and Addington County is conveniently close to major Canadian centres and the USA border. We are:
30 minutes from Belleville and Kingston;
2 hours from Toronto and Ottawa; and,
3 hours to Montreal.
Lennox and Addington comprises the Townships of Addington Highlands , Stone Mills and Loyalist , plus the Town of Greater Napanee.
Peppered with lakes and forests this region is a popular recreational area - from geocaching to motorcycle tours and stargazing.
Northern Lennox and Addington sits on the Canadian Shield;
To the south, Napanee and Amherstview - along with the region’s hamlets and villages - are the commercial centres for the rural populations.
From the United Empire Loyalist settlers to the American and European pioneers, the County has a rich past and offers you a chance to explore on your own among some of Canada’s oldest genealogical archives.
Close to nearly one-third of North America’s population, the economic outlook is bright in Lennox and Addington. A mix of farmland, open spaces, forests, and lakes provides a foundation for new business ventures, while stable, thriving communities offer an enticing home.
Home to one of Ontario’s favourite Provincial Parks, Bon Echo, Addington Highlands Township is just 90 minutes from Ottawa, three hours from Toronto, and one hour from Kingston.
With 190,000 visitors to Bon Echo Park each year, the communities of Cloyne, Denbigh, Flinton, Kaladar, and Northbrook have built strong businesses offering lodging, food and services to tourists and year-round residents.
A highlight of the region is Mazinaw Rock. Located within Bon Echo, the Rock looms 100 m (330') above Mazinaw Lake—one of the deepest lakes in Eastern Ontario at 144 m (475') deep. Paddle the lake and get up close to more than 200 Aboriginal rock paintings and other writings on Mazinaw Rock.
Connect with the Township of Addington Highlands website at www.addingtonhighlands.ca
From agricultural lands to limestone and granite terrain to gently rolling hills, marshes, lakes and rivers, Stone Mills’ prime farm and recreational lands offer business opportunities and outdoor activities like hiking, cycling, fishing, canoeing and boating.
As well as an active agricultural community, the Township is home to a number of artists and entrepreneurs. The community is proud of its heritage and committed to good stewardship, for the benefit of generations to come, through its conservation and environmental protection initiatives, as well as green energy.
The hamlets of Camden East, Centreville, Colebrook, Croyden, Enterprise, Erinsville, Moscow, Newburgh, Strathcona, Tamworth and Yarker are unique communities that showcase the simple pleasures and friendly atmosphere of rural life.
Connect with the Township of Stone Mills website at www.stonemills.com.
The Town of Greater Napanee is the western gateway to the Land O’Lakes region along Highway 401.
Hitting Lake Ontario to the south and home to numerous lakes and rivers to the north, Napanee is a year round recreational hub just two hours from Toronto and three hours from Montreal. Its thriving commercial sector and revitalized historic downtown serve the town's rural communities of Roblin, Selby, Morven, Dorland, Conway, Sandhurst and Adolphustown.
Visitors and residents can tour the region to experience the unique history, architecture, arts and fine dining. Don’t forget to stop and chat to the friendly people who will gladly welcome you and answer questions.
Town of Greater Napanee website: www.GreaterNapanee.com
Preserved historical communities and thriving modern industry make Loyalist Township a destination for tourists . If you’re a nature lover— birdwatching anyone? —it’s also a choice location to make your home.
Visit small urban or rural regions like Amherstview, Millhaven, Odessa, Wilton and Amherst Island (accessible only by ferry). The quaint village of Bath along the shore of Lake Ontario is linked by the Loyalist Parkway. Along this 40 km stretch you'll find working farms, antique shops, libraries and artisan studios, and 18th and 19th century farms and homesteads side by side with contemporary homes and businesses.
Take time to enjoy Loyalist Township’s three golf courses, numerous historical sites, diverse nature trails and Amherst Island's "Owl Woods" —all framed by picturesque scenery.
Connect further with Loyalist Township at www.Loyalist.ca.