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The Town of Prescott (incorporated in 1834) is a single-tier municipality situated on the north shore of the majestic St. Lawrence River within Eastern Ontario.

The Town of Prescott, founded in 1810 by Major Edward Jessup, is a historical gem. Commonly referred to as the “Fort Town” in reference to Fort Wellington National Historic Site, Prescott was a military site strategic in the protection of the Canadian border against the American invasions.

With a population of 4,200 residents, this small town's pride and true love for beautification is exemplified throughout the community. With its geographical location along three major highways, an international border, and close proximity to a number of major urban centres, Prescott truly is a unique destination to live and tour along the St. Lawrence region!

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