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Arnprior, Ontario

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Welcome to Arnprior (aka 'The Prior') ...

When the people of Arnprior<1> refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Arnpriorite<2>

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Arnprior had a population of 7,158 people.<3>

The town of Arnprior was settled in 1825.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Arnprior: Named after the small Scotish village of Arnprior, the name meaning "the section of land (arn) belonging to a priory."

Arnprior is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Arnprior lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

Area codes for Arnprior: (613) and (343)<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Arnprior had a population of 7,158 people.

The population of Arnprior represents 0.06% of the population of Ontario (which had 12,160,282 people at that time), making it Ontario's 122nd most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 7,158 people, the population of Arnprior has remained roughly the same as the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 7,192 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Arnprior.

Communities near Arnprior ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<6>.

Community   2006
Clay Bank   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dewars   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Galetta   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mississippi Mills   [Map]   11,734   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Renfrew   [Map]   7,846   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bristol (QC)   [Map]   1,210   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Arnprior.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arnprior. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arnprior:

Websites for Arnprior ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arnprior ...

Looking for more information about Arnprior? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Arnprior, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arnprior.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Arnprior:

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Footnotes ...

<1>During our research we found these variations to Arnprior:

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Arnprior refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Arnprior may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Arnprior were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arnprior - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Area code (343) is an overlay for area code (613).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arnprior) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arnprior. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arnprior

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arnprior. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4346, Longitude: -76.3559     [Map].

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