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Community Profile

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Prescott, Ontario is a historical community, with growing economic development and a thriving waterfront lifestyle.

Located on the South Shore of the St. Lawrence River, the Town of Prescott is ideally located near Highway 401, Highway 416 and close to the international bridge; a strategic connection to the Canadian and US markets. Its key location, with access to major Canadian cities, makes Prescott a sensible choice for existing and new business investments.

The arts and culture in the Town of Prescott are also noteworthy attributes that not only attract tourists to the area, but provide unique opportunities for residents to enjoy. The Prescott Golf Course, The Forwarder's Museum, Fort Wellington and historic walking tours are just some of the attractions. In the summer months, tourism peaks with the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival, A Taste of Prescott, the Farmer's Market, and the newly developed RiverWalk Park.

The residents of the Town of Prescott benefit from the addition of new commercial business and the growing cultural scene in the area. Volunteer organizations, a forward-thinking council and residential developments provide new and current residents with great opportunities to enjoy the excellent quality of life that the Town of Prescott offers.