Casselman, Ontario

Casselman, Ontario

Casselman is a village in 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 Highway 417 between Ottawa and Montreal at the crossroads of Regional Road 7. Highway 138 to Cornwall and the USA is minutes away. It is served by the Montreal-Ottawa VIA Rail train, twice a day in each direction.

According to the 2006 Statistics Canada Census:
*Population: 3,294
*% Change (2001-2006): 13.2
*Dwellings: 1,280
*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 [ "L'écho d'un peuple"] , one of the biggest shows ever presented in Ontario.

North: The Nation
West: The Nation
CasselmanEast: The Nation
South: The Nation


External links

* [ Official web site for the municipality of Casselman]

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