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Town of Perth (Lower Tier Lanark)

Phone : (613) 267-1616
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Perth

Perth, ON (Nearby: Balderson, Rideau Ferry, Innisville, Carleton Place, Lanark, Lombardy)

  • Code’s Mill Located in the town of Perth, it was built in 1842 and originally a tannery. In 1882, T. Code purchased it and converted it to a knitting mill which operated until 1959. It currently houses stores and a restaurant.

80 Dufferin
Perth, Ontario
K7H 2K8

Ontario Tourism Region : Ontario's Highlands

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 5,808. In Drummond T., Lanark C., on the Tay R. and Canal ane Hwy 7 and C. Rds. I & 511, 83 km. SW of Ottawa.
  • In 1815, 700 Scottish immig rants landed at Quebec City and a number of them found their way here where they established a community on the River Tay, naming it Perth, after Perthshire (now Tayside) in Scotland.
  • The post office was called Perth-on- Tay in 1816, bu shortened to Perth in 1820. A short time later, 2,000 veterans of the Peninsula, War and the War of 1812 arrived, and Perth became a centre for the territory, (Cs. of Renfrew, Lanark, Carleton ).
  • The town connected itself to the Rideau Canal in 1833 by digging the 11-km.-long Tay Canal, which was only used for a few years before railroads overtook shipping.
  • In 1892 the world's largest cheese was manufactured at Perth for exhibition by the Dominion government at the Chicago World's Fair.
  • It measured six feet (1.8 m) in height and 28 feet (8.5 m) in circumference and weighed 22,000 pounds (9,979 kg). It was so heavy it fell through the floor of one of the pavilions.
  • A cement replica stands OJ the grounds of the CPR station. The last fatal duel in Canada was fought in 1833 between law students John Wilson and Robert Lyon in what is now a park called Last Duel Park.

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Off the beaten track:
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  • Fairholme Park, 1km
  • Jamesville, 1km
  • Greenly's Corners, Perth area, 2km
  • Glen Tay, 5km
  • Armstrongs Corners, 6km
  • Scotch Line, 7km
  • Elmgrove, Perth area, 8km
  • Drummond Centre, 11km
  • Harper, 9km
  • Bells Corners, Perth area, 9km
  • Stanleyville, 11km
  • Prestonvale, 12km
  • Beveridge Locks, 10km
  • Rideau Ferry, 10km
  • McCulloughs Landing, 13km
  • DeWitts Corners, 11km
  • McCreary's Shore, 14km
  • Robertson's Shore, 14km
  • Port Elmsley, 10km
  • Bathurst, 11km
  • Wemyss, 11km
  • McNaughton Shore, 15km
  • Cooke's Shore, 16km
  • Glenview, 13km
  • Fallbrook, 13km
  • Scotch Point, 16km
  • Ebbs Shore, 17km
  • Fergusons Falls, 17km
  • Elliott, 14km
  • Craig Shore, 17km
  • Tennyson, 17km
  • Pine Grove, Lanark area, 18km
  • Frayn's Landing, 16km
  • Playfairville, 15km
  • Coleman's Shore, 18km
  • Christie Lake, 15km
  • Sinclair Shore, 19km
  • Brooke, Maberly area, 15km
  • Scotch Corners, 20km
  • Quinn Settlement, 21km
  • Gillies Corners, 17km
  • Blanchards Hill, 18km
  • Boyds, 21km
  • Clydesville, 19km
  • Petrie Shore, 21km
  • McCann's Shore, 23km
  • Freeland, 23km
  • Portland, 23km
  • Arklan, 22km
Nearby Lakes:
  • Thoms Mud Lake, 4km
  • Doctor Lake, 5km
  • Andrew Lake, 6km
  • Otty Lake, 7km
  • McLaren Lake, 9km
  • Mud Lake, 9km
  • Rock Lake, 10km
  • Mills Lake, 10km
  • Adams Lake, 10km
  • Long Lake, 12km
  • Round Lake, 13km
  • Loon Lake, 14km
  • Canton Lake, 13km
  • Big Rideau Lake, 15km
  • Bass Lake, 12km
  • Lower Mud Lake, 12km
  • Lower Rideau Lake, 11km
  • Mill Pond, 14km
  • Haley Lake, 15km
  • Black Lake, 15km
  • Upper Mud Lake, 12km
  • Pike Lake, 15km
  • Stewart Lake, 17km
  • Long Island Lake, 18km
  • Lost Lake, 18km
  • Otter Lake, 16km
  • Coin Lake, 19km
  • Mississippi Lake, 19km
  • Little Lake, 20km
  • Bacchus Mud Lake, 15km
  • Kerr Lake, 19km
  • Ramsbottoms Lake, 21km
  • Little Ramsbottoms Lake, 22km
  • Gillies Lake, 21km
  • Little Crosby Lake, 20km
  • Christie Lake, 18km
  • Grady Lake, 22km
  • Bennett Lake, 17km
  • Drysdales Pond, 24km
  • Upper Rideau Lake, 25km
  • Baxter Lake, 23km
  • Crosby Lake, 22km
  • South Mud Lake, 19km
  • Harding Lake, 26km
  • Tommy Lake, 24km
  • McCullochs Mud Lake, 21km
  • Fagan Lake, 20km
  • O'Brien Lake, 22km
  • McGowan Lake, 21km
  • Purdons Mud Lake, 21km