Community Profile

South Glengarry Community Demographic Report (Population, Labour Force, Income, Wages, Major Employers, Community Facilities)

Quick Facts 

Area605.36 km2 (233.73 sq mi)  

Distance to Major Cities:


  • Cornwall
  • Montreal
  • Ottawa
  • 25 km
  • 90 km
  • 115 km
Settled in1785
Royal Townships Incorporated in1792
South Glengarry Incorporated in1998
Urban Settlements:
  • Bainsville
  • Curry Hill
  • Glen Nevis
  • Glen Norman
  • Glen Walter
  • Green Valley
  • Lancaster
  • Martintown
  • North Lancaster
  • St. Raphael's
  • South Lancaster,
  • Summerstown
  • Williamstown

Ontario Fact Sheet

Information on our schools, libraries, places of worship, and recreation facilities can be found in the Residents section of the website.

South Glengarry - Ontario's Celtic Heartland 


Township of South Glengarry Ontarios Celtic Heartland sign


With its many historical landmarks, parks, conservation and recreation areas, South Glengarry offers venues for groups of all sizes and persons of all ages.  Residents and visitors alike always find something to their liking,
ranging literally from a leisurely walk in the park, to activities as invigorating
as the Annual Raisin River Canoe Races! image of South Glengarry

church in South GlengarryLong on Celtic heritage, South Glengarry boasts many historical landmarks such as the St. Raphaels Ruins, the Glengarry Cairn off of South Lancaster, the Martintown Grist Mill, as well as numerous elegant and charming churches.

In addition, 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.  homes in South GlengarrySt. Raphael's Galorama is a much looked forward to event that features live entertainment and games for the whole family. 

These are but a few of the year-round activities in South Glengarry. Be certain to check out the Calendar of Events for up-to-date information.

South Glengarry also features dining and shopping options to suit all tastes with a variety of charming stores, cafs and restaurants nestled in our villages to historical location.

water in South GlengarryWhen 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.

No matter if you come to visit or to stay, everyone agrees that South Glengarry is an exciting place to be!