The Nation Municipality is the largest township of the United Counties of Prescott and Russell. It is strategically located close to several large cities and is made up of many residential development located in attractive settings and of rich agricultural lands.
The Quebec border, near the City of Montreal, is a 20-minute drive to the east. The City of Cornwall, and the American border, are a 35-minute drive to the south and the City of Ottawa, Canada’s Capital is just to the west.
You wonder where The Nation Municipality takes its name? Explore the South Nation River by canoeing/kayaking on the 40 km Swallows Path.
Several tourist attractions in The Nation Municipality make this a great place to visit and to live.
The Larose Forest, being 11,000 hectares in size, is the second most important community forest in Ontario. There are walking trails, cross-country ski trails, snowmobile trails and a bicycle trail in the Larose Forest.
The Alfred Bog is also of significant importance. It offers walking paths to observe the rare aquatic flora and the fauna of this important natural resource.
There are activities organized throughout the year in different villages such as carnivals, summer festivals and community dinners just to name a few. Some of these activities have become quite renown. The Curd Festival in St. Albert, the Community Day in Limoges, the Duck Festival in St. Isidore, and the Riceville Agricultural Fair attract large crowds every year.
For more information about what our municipality has to offer, please take a look at our Community Profile.
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The Nation Municipality has a great deal to offer its tourists, residents and future residents. For further information, please contact us at 613-764-5444 or 1-800-475-2855 and we will be pleased to be of assistance.