" Welcome to the virtual town of Perth Ontario. has been created as a tourist information site and to help local merchants promote their business on-line."

"Centrally located, Perth is the hub for tourism in Eastern Ontario.  Enjoy our virtual town, and then come and see us.  There is a warm welcome awaiting you in beautiful Perth Ontario Canada."

Downtown Perth.

HISTORY records Perth Ontario as a unique military settlement named after the town of Perth in Scotland. After the War of 1812, Perth was established in the spring of 1816 as part of a stragetic defense plan against invasion from the south.  By the fall of 1816 over 1500 men, women and children occupied the scenic one square mile village of Perth.

Perth's Stewart Park.

NESTLED IN A PARKLAND setting along the Tay River, located on the Trans Canada highway (Hwy #7),  Perth is within easy commuting distance of Western Quebec, Upper New York State, and all of Eastern Ontario.  If you live further away,  fly into convient Ottawa International Airport,  rent a car, and within the hour you're checking into your choice of accommadations in Perth.

Perth: Hwy 7 looking west.

TODAY PERTH is a modern community with old-world charm; a living mosaic of life in rural Ontario during the 1800's.  There is a great wealth of Canadian history, architecture, and culture to be found in Perth.  The streets are lined with heritage homes and shops nestled in a picturesque setting along the Tay River. You can almost see the pioneers as you move about the streets.

  • Discover the heritage.
  • Experience the adventure.
  • Explore the waterways.
  • Participate in the festivals and organized activities.
  • Enjoy the entertainment.
  • Kick-back and relax.
Perth butterfly
Springtime in Beautiful Perth.

GET IN TOUCH with a big piece of Canadian history. Whether single, a couple, family, youth or adult, a memorable vacation awaits each and everyone. Discover the legacy left behind by those who settled Eastern Ontario. Perth truly is a historical momument to be seen in all its beauty. Come explore, discover, and experience all that beautiful Perth has to offer.

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