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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) & (343)<5>

Websites for Arnprior ...

Official Website: www.arnprior.ca/

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 ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Arnprior.

  • Mississippi Mills
  • Renfrew
  • Pontiac
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pontiac came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pontiac
    • Pontiac lies 18 miles [29 km] to the northeast of Arnprior
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontiac
  • Shawville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shawville
    • Shawville lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest of Arnprior
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clarendon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarendon came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarendon
      • Clarendon lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest of Arnprior
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarendon
    • Bristol
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bristol
      • Bristol lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest of Arnprior
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Portage du Fort
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portage du Fort came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portage du Fort
      • Portage du Fort lies 18 miles [29 km] to the northwest of Arnprior
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portage du Fort
    • Clay Bank
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay Bank
      • Clay Bank lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest of Arnprior
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay Bank
    • Galetta
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galetta came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galetta
      • Galetta lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east of Arnprior
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galetta
    • Dewars
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dewars came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dewars
      • Dewars lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Arnprior
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dewars

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arnprior. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arnprior.

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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Arnprior: www.arnprior.ca/

The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>During our research we found these variations to Arnprior:
<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.
<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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arnprior - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (343) is an overlay for area code (613).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arnprior. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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    
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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