Our Community is...

Green and Growing!

Our People

Our People

Latest statistics show a large percentage of North Grenville’s population is less than 15 years of age and between 35-60 years. This indicates a large family population and is characteristic of growing communities, making North Grenville a great destination for new families.

A greater percentage of residents hold trade certificates and college certificates or diplomas, as compared to the provincial average. We are entrepreneurial and hard working – and look forward to meeting you.

For demographic information and other characteristics of our community, please See our Community 2016 Profile document.

Meet some of our local entrepreneurs and hear what they have to say about investing in North Grenville.


The bakery has been part of Old Town Kemptville for generations. Besides our regular customers, we see an increasing number of visitors from out of town. We always take the time to share some of the great attractions in North Grenville.

Grahame's Bakery, Rick Grahame & Debbie Wilson, Owners

Visitors from all parts of Canada, the US and abroad come to North Grenville to enjoy the Brigadoon experience. We take great pride in preparing everything from scratch from the best local ingredients.

The Brigadoon Restaurant, Cheryl Mackie & Stephanie Mackie, Owners

Kemptville has become known as the home of the Ottawa Valley's Ultimate Guitar shop. And now, with the Kemptville Live Music Festival, our community will continue to grow as a popular destination for music lovers.

Class Axe Guitars, Bob Besharah

So many people say North Grenville is exactly what they’re looking for: a rural quality of life, yet close to the amenities of a larger centre.

eQuinelle Golf Club, Katharine Usher-Vollett, General Manager

I am continually amazed at the opportunities in North Grenville! My art gallery is just one of the many incredible things that have become available to me in this green and growing community!

Geraldine’s Gallery, Geraldine Taylor, Owner

As a developer dedicated to the revival and rejuvenation of Old Town Kemptville, I would have to say, I’m having a ball. The Municipality is easy to work with and the incentives, already set in place, help the bottom line on any project in the Old Town area.

Kemptville Suites, Rob Thompson, Owner

A constantly growing customer base, excellent support from the community, business and networking opportunities. Community organizations, Sports teams, and great facilities... Living and working in North Grenville just makes sense for us!

Montessori School, April Hughes and Doug Monahan, Owners

We chose North Grenville to be close to nature within the Rideau Canal corridor. Fifteen years ago we never would have dreamed we would be named the 2015 Canadian Destination Garden Centre of the Year.

Rideau Woodland Ramble, Dave Dunn & Rob Caron, Owners

By the end of 2015, we will have built our 100th new home in the region. Proximity to Ottawa, growth and lifestyle…all great reasons to check out North Grenville, the fastest growing community in Eastern Ontario.

Westerra Homes, Robert Noseworthy, President

About North Grenville

North Grenville is located halfway between the Nation's Capital (Ottawa, Ontario) and the US border (Ogdensburg, NY), providing easy access to both Eastern Canada and US Markets.

  • Reliable and Expanding Infrastructure
  • Urban and Rural Lifestyle
  • Available & Affordable Property

Regional Benefits

  • 2 Million people within Eastern Ontario
  • Highly Educated Workforce
  • Diversified Commercial Sector
  • First-Class Medical Facilities
  • High-speed Communications Network
  • Regional transportation hub

Contact Us

  • Municipality of North Grenville
    285 County Road #44 PO Box 130
    Kemptville, K0G 1J0
  • Matt Gilmer, Economic Development Co-ordinator
    Email: mgilmer@northgrenville.on.ca
  • Phone: 613-258-9569 Ext 153
    Fax: 613-258-9620
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