~ L’Orignal & Vankleek Hill
A COMMUNITY SNAPSHOT
L’Orignal is a village located along the Ottawa River and includes many heritage homes and the roads leading into and out of the village make for a beautiful drive. Some new tourist attractions are in the works for L’Orignal in 2021!
Vankleek Hill is located in Champlain Township and is known for its heritage buildings, vibrant Main Street and ongoing events. With a current population of 1,800, Vankleek Hill will be experiencing for new residential growth in the next 10 to 15 years.
The county seat of Prescott-Russell counties is located here, in a cluster of historic buildings in the downtown area. The municipal park and beach, campground and a privately-run campground make the waterfront a focus. This is another small town that is experiencing a lot of residential growth nearby. If you are visiting, be sure to visit the L’Orignal Old Jail -open to visitors during the summer season.