South Glengarry - The Celtic Heartland


Manufacturers in South Glengarry benefit from low cost real estate and a loyal, hard-working labour force. The full range of professional services can help your business succeed.  Intersected by Highway 401 and the CNR and CPR main lines, South Glengarry gives easy access to Montréal, Toronto and half of the North American marketplace. County Road 34 connects the township to Ottawa. Industrial clusters in Summerstown and Martintown are already taking advantage of proximity to major markets and excellent distribution channels.


South Glengarry features several museums, festivals and community special events. Williamstown Fair as always promises to have fun for all.  The Nor'Westers and Loyalist Museum regularly features special collections viewings and the South Lancaster Walking Tour offers the opportunity to explore many of its hidden jewels.   St. Raphael's Galorama is a much looked forward to event that features live entertainment and games for the whole family.  The Char-lan Recreation Centre in Williamstown is home to athletes of all ages, including the Char-Lan Rebels. In spring when water levels are high, many compete in the annual Raisin River Canoe Race which prides itself as being the longest canoe race in Eastern Ontario.


South Glengarry also features dining and shopping options to suit all tastes When it comes to family living, South Glengarry has, over the last years, attracted several new housing developments such as the ones in Glen Walters and in South Lancaster, that combine the best that country life has to offer all within easy access to urban areas. With a variety of charming stores, cafés and restaurants nestled in our villages to historical location.  South Glengarry has excellent schools offering instruction in both French and English..  The Glengarry Memorial Hospital and the Cornwall Community Hospital are accessible from anywhere in the township and Lancaster is home to a medical clinic and a long-term care facility.


Located on the shores of Lake St. Francis, South Glengarry is a waterfront paradise. Residents and visitors enjoy sandy beaches, scenic drives, quaint bed and breakfasts, fine dining and first rate golf courses.  Long on Celtic heritage, South Glengarry boasts many historical landmarks as well as numerous elegant and charming churches.

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