Downtown Perth.

WELCOME To the 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.

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 accommodations in 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: 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 and feel 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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