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About Cornwall and Area

Cornwall and Area is located in eastern Ontario.

  • This area is located about 100 km southeast of Ottawa and 400 km east of Toronto.
  • There are many townships in this area and the City of Cornwall is the largest.
  • About 46,300 people live in Cornwall.

Cornwall is the easternmost city in Ontario and is close to the Quebec and United States borders. Its major industries are manufacturing, automotive, high tech, food processing and contact centres. It is easy to reach this area by major highways.

This area is mostly rural and Cornwall has a lot of parks. It is located on the St. Lawrence River. Every year the city celebrates "Lift Off," a hot-air balloon festival that attracts thousands of people.