- Casselman, Ontario
Casselman is a
villagein eastern Ontario, Canada, in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell on the South Nation River.
It is a small village on the
Trans-Canada Highway417 between Ottawaand Montrealat the crossroads of Regional Road 7. Highway 138 to Cornwall and the USA is minutes away. It is served by the Montreal-Ottawa VIA Railtrain, twice a day in each direction.
According to the
2006 Statistics CanadaCensus:
*% Change (
2001- 2006): 13.2
*Area (km²): 5
*Density (persons per km²): 640.2
Casselman is surrounded on all sides by The Nation, since Casselman citizens refused to join the fusion of municipalities.
The village was named after Martin Casselman who built a sawmill near the site of the current town in 1844. The village installed modern water and sewer services that became operational in 1977.
Casselman hosts [http://echodunpeuple.ca/index.php "L'écho d'un peuple"] , one of the biggest shows ever presented in Ontario.
North: The Nation West: The Nation
Casselman East: The Nation South: The Nation
* [http://village.casselman.on.ca/ Official web site for the municipality of Casselman]
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