In Cornwall, you can have it all. Our growing community is beautiful, safe, and friendly. You’ll find everything you need to enjoy an exceptional quality of life. Ours is a full-service city with a small town feel, where everything is just minutes away from your front door and new opportunities wait around every corner! All that, plus it’s an affordable place to live in Ontario, and a great place to raise a family.

There are so many reasons to make Cornwall your home. Come and see for yourself.

Housing

Make yourself at home in Cornwall Many families struggle to find the right home for the right price — especially in larger cities such as Ottawa, Montreal or Toronto. Fortunately,... View Article

Education

An exceptional learning experience Many families measure a city by the quality of its schools. In Cornwall, we encourage that kind of thinking. Your children will get a quality education... View Article

Healthcare

Here’s to your health No matter where you live, access to quality healthcare is important. Unfortunately, for residents of many urban satellite communities and outlying regions, the nearest hospital is... View Article

Transportation

Getting Around Town… and Beyond With direct connections to Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto, Cornwall residents are able to travel conveniently to many destinations. Local taxi companies and Cornwall Transit also offer excellent... View Article

Sports and recreation

We have the sporting life! Cornwall presents countless opportunities for recreation all year round — be it an organized sport or a simple walk in the park — and all happening... View Article

Arts and culture

Immerse Yourself in the Cornwall Arts Scene The arts scene in Cornwall is growing in leaps and bounds. From world-class musicians to exciting theatre to thought provoking visual arts, culture... View Article

Shopping

Enjoy the local flare and fare When it comes to great shopping and dining, the people of Cornwall find everything they need right here in town. In fact, Cornwall’s shops and restaurants... View Article

Dining

Eat. Laugh. Savour. Cornwall is home to an amazing selection of restaurants, and there is something for everyone – from casual to fine dining, from local flavours to tastes from... View Article

History

The City of Cornwall is steeped in a rich and diverse history. Originally named New Johnstown, the name was changed to Cornwall in honour of Prince George, the Duke of... View Article

Immigration

Welcome to Canada – Welcome to Cornwall! Starting over in a new city can be a challenge, especially if you are coming from another country and another culture. Fortunately, Cornwall... View Article

The numbers add up to Choosing Cornwall

25

Elementary Schools

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$154,434

Average House Price (2016)

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1000

Resident Healthcare Professionals

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  • The Pleasures of Shopping Downtown

    “Cornwall’s downtown offers a great selection of eclectic shops and vibrant restaurants—and its all just minutes away from Lamoureux Park and the St. Lawrence River. Local owners behind the counters ensure top-notch customer service. Its a great place to spend a few hours.”

    ~ Chris Munro