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Living in Carleton Place
Carleton Place is a town in Eastern Ontario, about 46 kilometres west of downtown Ottawa. Conveniently located on the serene Mississippi River, Carleton Place has a population of just over 10,000. Beautiful streetscapes, scenic trails and picturesque waterfront make this town one of a kind in the Ottawa Valley. The conveniences of the city, with the friendliness of a small town, make Carleton Place a wonderful place to live.
Carleton Place Housing
Carleton Place offers a variety of housing options including mobile homes, apartments, townhomes, duplexes, bungalows and single-family detached homes for sale and rent. Rentals account for almost half of the housing in Carleton Place.
Carleton place is home to many public and Catholic schools at all levels. The Upper Canada District School Board manages public education in Carleton Place and Lanark County, while the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario is in charge of schools teaching the Catholic curriculum.
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Carleton Place Jobs and Employment
The majority of Carleton Place workers will commute to nearby Ottawa or Brockville for employment. Classic Alliance Motorcoach provides the commuter service between Carleton Place and Ottawa.
Is Carleton Place A Safe Neighbourhood?
Since 2011, Carleton Place has put into practice the Good Neighbours/Great Neighbourhoods Committee—a program to enhance and support a welcoming, safe and vibrant neighbourhood. The group emphasizes the benefits of connecting with and looking out for neighbours through encouraging, assisting and celebrating residents who are taking steps to accomplish these goals.
Carleton Place Activities
Carleton Place's beautiful downtown and spectacular waterfront are only a few of the reasons residents are drawn to this charming town. Destination Square boasts notable attractions like the Carleton Place and Beckwith Heritage Museum, beautiful gardens and a permanent outdoor labyrinth. The community also boats several beaches, parks, an aquatic centre and an arena.
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