Russell, Ontario (community)

Russell, Ontario (community)

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official_name = Russell, Ontario
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motto = Pax Et Prosperitas


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subdivision_name1 = Ontario
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subdivision_name2 = Prescott and Russell United
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subdivision_name3 = Russell Township
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leader_title =Mayor
leader_name =Ken Hill
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leader_name2 =Pierre Lemieux
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established_title = Settlement
established_date = 1845
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The village of Russell is part of the Township of Russell which in turn is located in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell which covers part of Eastern Ontario located immediately East of Ottawa.

The 2006 Census revealed that the community had a population of 3,530, [http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/popdwell/Table.cfm?T=802&SR=176&S=1&O=A&RPP=25&PR=35&CMA=0] making it the second largest community in the township of Russell (Russell's neighbour to the east, Embrun, is the largest community in Russell Township).

The town and has a significant number of schools - English Catholic Elementary and Secondary, English Public Elementary and Secondary and French Elementary school.

This is a true bedroom community in the sense that there are no industries in and immediately around the village.Fact|date=February 2007

Russell also has a summer swimming pool, a hockey arena, a library and a curling rink located right in the center of the village. The village also has its firehall on the south-end of the village and is policed by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

The village has practicing lawyers, doctors, dentists and other professionals. It also has grocery store, pharmacy, garage, restaurants and many little shops to browse.

The little "Castor" river (translated from french means "Beaver") meanders through the settlement in summer and offers a flat trail for snowmobiles during the winter.

The Village has now passed a locla bylaw requiring all commercial signage to be bilingual. This bylaw is being challeneged by many and by one man who seeks court confirmation of the unconstitutionality of the bylaw.

The village is mainly English with less than a 25% French population.Fact|date=February 2007

The vast majority of the residents work in the city of Ottawa whose core areas are located about 40 kilometers northwest of Russell. With the fusion of many outlying municipalities in 2001 the official Ottawa limits moved so close to Russell that in theory one could walk from Russell to Ottawa in a few minutes.

The travel time to the nearest built-up areas of Ottawa is typically 20-25 minutes. In the rush hour it can take up to one hour to reach downtown Ottawa, and much more to reach Ottawa boroughs West of the core zone.Fact|date=February 2007

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