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Welcome to Arnprior

At the confluence of the Ottawa and Madawaska Rivers, you’ll find the picturesque country town known as Arnprior. Arnprior is a historic village that has grown into a bustling rural community offering a varied economy, plenty of scenic natural spaces, and a strong family orientation. Just thirty minutes from the National Capital Region, Arnprior is located nearby towns like Kinburn, Fitzroy, and Galetta. Thanks to its proximity to the recently widened Highway 417, the population of Arnprior is rapidly growing as more and more families flock to this peaceful village

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Pet Friendly

Vibrant

Historic

Suburb

Small-town charm

Unique Boutiques

Green Spaces

Upscale

Water Views

Family Friendly

Early to Bed

Industry Hub

Tranquil

Plenty of Pubs

Beach Nearby

High Tech

Fun facts

  • Arnprior takes its name from its founder Archibald McNab’s hometown, Arnprior Scotland.

  • Arnprior is famous for its annual Fair, which has been celebrating the local agricultural heritage since 1854.

What to expect

Once a quaint historic village, Arnprior has grown into a thriving rural community in a prime location.

What not to expect

Arnprior doesn’t offer very many public transportation options.

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Arnprior

Enjoy small town living at it’s finest!

At the confluence of the Ottawa and Madawaska Rivers, you’ll find the picturesque country town known as Arnprior. Arnprior is a historic village that has grown into a bustling rural community offering a varied economy, plenty of scenic natural spaces, and a strong family orientation. Just thirty minutes from the National Capital Region, Arnprior is located nearby towns like Kinburn, Fitzroy, and Galetta. Thanks to its proximity to the recently widened Highway 417, the population of Arnprior is rapidly growing as more and more families flock to this peaceful village. Surrounded by natural spaces and offering plenty of family friendly amenities, Arnprior represents small town Ontario at its finest.


While Arnprior is still growing, this rural community boasts a strong and varied economy, including industries like lumber, hydro power generation, aerospace, and agriculture. It’s proximity to industrial hubs like Ottawa and Kanata via the nearby Highway 417 makes Arnprior an attractive option for commuters. The Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital is a major employer, as well as a convenient healthcare option for residents of Arnprior. The Arnprior Airport also makes this small community in Renfrew County an attractive home for businesses.


First established in 1831, Arnprior has a long and proud tradition of agriculture. The community comes together each year to celebrate their heritage at the annual Arnprior Fair. Since 1854, this fall fair has attracted tourists and locals alike for a variety of family friendly displays, food, and entertainment. The Arnprior Fair boasts live musical entertainment, agricultural displays, rodeos, delicious local food, midway rides, and other family oriented entertainment. Arnprior boasts a packed calendar of summertime fairs and celebrations, so there’s always something fun to do. Priorpalooza is a celebration of local musical talent, while the White Pine Festival plays tribute to the town’s Scottish heritage with music, food, and a highland dance competition. The Arnprior and District Museum offers a unique look at life in the pioneering days of Upper Canada.


Located at the confluence of two mighty rivers, Arnprior boasts many picturesque outdoor spaces. With two municipal beaches, a marina, numerous hiking trails, skating rinks, pools, and sports facilities, Arnprior offers year round entertainment. This green community includes fourteen parks that total over 126 acres, meaning there’s plenty of space for all residents of Arnprior to explore.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Once a quaint historic village, Arnprior has grown into a thriving rural community in a prime location.

Surrounded by natural spaces and offering plenty of family friendly amenities, Arnprior represents small town Ontario at its finest.

WHAT NOT TO EXPECT:

Arnprior doesn’t offer very many public transportation options.

Don’t expect to rely on public transportation in this rural community.

THE MARKET:

Arnprior boasts plenty of single family homes on generous lots.

Arnprior also offers a selection of townhouses, semi detached homes, low rise apartment complexes, and retirement villages.

UNEXPECTED APPEAL:

Celebrating local heritage at the annual Arnprior Fair.

First established in 1831, Arnprior has a long and proud tradition of agriculture. The community comes together each year to celebrate their heritage at the annual Arnprior Fair. Since 1854, this fall fair has attracted tourists and locals alike for a variety of family friendly displays, food, and entertainment. The Arnprior Fair boasts live musical entertainment, agricultural displays, rodeos, delicious local food, midway rides, and other family oriented entertainment.

THE LIFESTYLE:

With a rotating calendar of celebrations and festivals, there’s plenty to keep everyone entertained in Arnprior.

Arnprior boasts a packed calendar of summertime fairs and celebrations, so there’s always something fun to do. Priorpalooza is a celebration of local musical talent, while the White Pine Festival plays tribute to the town’s Scottish heritage with music, food, and a highland dance competition. The Arnprior and District Museum offers a unique look at life in the pioneering days of Upper Canada.

YOU'LL FALL IN LOVE WITH:

This green community is home to two beaches, fourteen parks, and world class sports facilities.

Located at the confluence of two mighty rivers, Arnprior boasts many picturesque outdoor spaces. With two municipal beaches, a marina, numerous hiking trails, skating rinks, pools, and sports facilities, Arnprior offers year round entertainment. This green community includes fourteen parks that total over 126 acres, meaning there’s plenty of space for all residents of Arnprior to explore.

THE NEIGHBOURS:

Arnprior’s peaceful atmosphere attracts a large and vibrant population of senior citizens.

Arnprior is home to professionals from around the world and their growing families.

Arnprior Neighbourhoods

Arnprior contains 0 districts and 0 neighbourhoods , each with their own unique character. Whether you prefer a trendy urban centre or a peaceful suburb, Homicity can help you find your dream home. Explore the various neighbourhoods in Arnprior to find the one that’s perfect for you.