Eganville is among the earliest settled communities in what is now known as Renfrew County. It serves as the commercial centre for residents of several rural townships.
Eganville boasts a population 1,500, over 40 stores and service outlets, many active community organizations. There is a weekly newspaper with a circulation of 6,000. The Town has a daycare, two elementary schools (one public and one separate) and a high school situated in the rural area of Kellys Corners.
Throughout its history, the people of Eganville have been characterized as having a lively spirit - a combination of well-educated professionals and hardworking pioneers - with a willingness to get things done.
Eganville is a picturesque, many-steepled village, known to some as the Village of Churches. It is located in a deep valley and is bisected by the Bonnechere River. Surrounding the valley you find an abundance of woodlands, clean waterways and fresh air.
There is a lot ot do in Eganville. The Village operates a community centre with artificial ice surface, a curling rink, soccer, tennis and softball facilities, and a library. Swimming, figure skating, hockey and ski programs are available.
Eganville boasts numerous service clubs, church groups and community organizations such as the Senior Needs Association, the Sno-Drifters, the Rotary Club and Neighbourhood Watch.
Outdoor enthusiasts are attracted by a wealth of natural beauty and accessible wilderness. Wild game sportsmen come for quality white-tail deer hunting and excellent fishing on the Bonnechere River and numerous freshwater lakes (Eganville is within 20 minutes of Lake Clear, Mink Lake, Lake Dore and Golden Lake).
The once-popular spectator sport of horse racing has in recent years been replaced by professional snowmobile racing with international competitors racing for cash prizes.
Eganville attracts family and seniors alike. Being in the centre of Renfrew County it is considered a bedroom community to the larger urban centres surrounding it. The peace and tranquillity of small town life is yours while the necessities offered in larger communities are within reach. A great place to raise a family, start a business , enjoy retirement or just to take a break.
Come to Eganville. Take time to explore our village, get to know our people and discover our rich heritage.
John and Terry Stewart
176 Wellington Street, Eganville, ON
Phone: (613) 628-1173