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The administration building of the county government.


Renfrew is a county in the Canadian province of Ontariomarker. In 2006, the population was 97,545 and county covered , giving a population density of . There are 17 official municipalities.

Government

The county head of government is in Pembrokemarker. In 2006, the county was represented at the Canadian House of Commons as part of the riding of Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke.

Geography

Renfrew Country is known for its lakeside cottages and white-water rafting along the Ottawa River, and has more than 900 lakes . It is located in the subregion of Southern Ontario named Eastern Ontario.

Municipalities



The city of Pembrokemarker is a separated municipality.

Original townships

  • Admastonmarker (Now part of Admaston Bromley)
  • Alicemarker (Now part of Laurentian Valley)
  • Bagotmarker (Now part of Greater Madawaska)
  • Blythfieldmarker (Now part of Greater Madawaska)
  • Bromleymarker (Now part of Admaston Bromley)
  • Broughammarker (Now part of Greater Madawaska)
  • Brudenellmarker (Now part of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan)
  • Buchananmarker (Now part of the Town of Laurentian Hills)
  • Burnsmarker (Now part of Madawaska Valley)
  • Clara (Now part of Head, Clara, and Maria)
  • Frasermarker (Now part of Laurentian Valley)
  • Grattanmarker (Now part of Bonnechere Valley)
  • Griffithmarker (Now part of Greater Madawaska)
  • Hagartymarker (Now part of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards)
  • Head (Now part of Head, Clara and Maria)
  • Hortonmarker (Still exists)
  • Jonesmarker (Now part of Madawaska Valley)
  • Lyndochmarker (Now part of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan)
  • Maria (Now part of Head, Clara and Maria)
  • Matawatchanmarker (Now part of Greater Madawaska)
  • McKaymarker (Now part of the Town of Laurentian Hills]])
  • McNabmarker (Now McNab/Braeside)
  • North Algona (Now part of North Algona-Wilberforce)
  • Pembrokemarker (Now part of Laurentian Valley)
  • Petawawamarker (Now the Town of Petawawa)
  • Radcliffemarker (Now part of Madawaska Valley)
  • Raglanmarker (Now part of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan)
  • Richardsmarker (Now part of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards)
  • Rolphmarker (Now part of the Town of Laurentian Hills)
  • Rossmarker (Now part of Whitewater Region)
  • Sebastopolmarker (Now part of Bonnechere Valley)
  • Sherwoodmarker (Now part of Madawaska Valley)
  • South Algonamarker (Now part of Bonnechere Valley)
  • Staffordmarker (Now part of Laurentian Valley)
  • Westmeathmarker (Now part of Whitewater Region)
  • Wilberforce (Now part of North Algona-Wilberforce)
  • Wyliemarker (Now part of the Town of Laurentian Hills)


Military

The county gives its name to The Lanark and Renfrew Scottish Regiment.

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