Did you buy a house in beautiful Mississippi Mills or just thinking about moving to the area? Below you will find useful information.


house almonteHome and Property

Visit the reception desk at the Municipal Office (3131 Old Perth Rd., Almonte) to get your new homeowners information package which includes recycling bins, local information, garbage bag tags, dump passes, and the garbage and recycling schedule. 

Learn how to:


Recycle bins

Garbage and Recycling

The Municipality of Mississippi Mills offers a wide variety of on-going waste management programs, all designed to help reduce waste in the environment. Along with weekly waste collection, the community participates in a curbside blue (fibres) and yellow (containers) box recycling program.

For more information on waste and recycling in Mississippi Mills, visit our Garbage and Recycling webpage.

baskeballGet Active

To find information on recreational facilities and programs in the area, visit:


Upper Canada District School Board



Almonte & District High School



Naismith Memorial Public School



R Tait McKenzie Public School



Pakenham Public School



Catholic District School Board



Holy Name of Mary Catholic School



Council of Catholic Schools of Center-Est





DaycareChild Care

Mississippi Mills Childcare Services 

208 State St., Almonte


Pakenham Community Early Learning Centre

106 Isabella St., Pakenham

613- 624-5320

Emergency services

In an emergency, call 9-1-1.

In Mississippi Mills, police services are provided through the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). Your closest detachment can be found in Carleton Place or Arnprior, depending on where you are in Mississippi Mills.

Follow OPP East on Facebook and Twitter for police updates in the region.


The Mississippi Mills Fire Department (MMFD) provides our Fire Services. The department consists of 48 highly trained volunteer firefighters. Administration consists of a Fire Chief, Deputy Chief and an Administration Assistant to the Fire Chief.

Mississippi Mills has two fire stations:

  • Almonte Station, located at 478 Almonte St., Almonte, ON K0A 1A0

  • Pakenham Station, located at 106 Jeanie St., Pakenham, ON K0A 2X0

Follow the MMFD on Facebook for up-to-date information on fire safety.

Health Services

Almonte HospitalAlmonte General Hospital

75 Spring St., Almonte, ON KOA 1A0

The Almonte General Hospital has been providing excellent medical care to area residents for generations. The Hospital’s dedicated and highly trained doctors and nurses, modern facilities and smaller size combine state-of-the-art services with the personal care and attention that only a small community hospital can provide. The 52-bed Hospital provides an extensive range of services, including 24-hour emergency services, a complete range of obstetrical care and the Region’s Chronic Care and Day Hospital programs.


Ottawa Valley Family Health Team

95 Spring St., Almonte, ON K0A 1A0

Family Health Teams (FHTs) bring together a variety of health care providers to coordinate the highest possible quality of care for patients. Since 2005, the Ontario government has approved 200 FHTs across the province. FHTs differ in size, location, number of sites, number of health care providers and the programs and services provided.


Health Unit LogoLeeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit


The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit provide services that promote and protect public health and the environment, and ensure residents access to health services and information. The department operates clinics, community care centers and district offices throughout Lanark County. Detailed information on various Health Unit programs and services can be found on their WEBSITE or by phone at 613-283-2740.

Get to know your new community with the Mississippi Mills Fun Guide

Welcome to Mississippi Mills! Come explore your new town by being a tourist at home. The Mississippi Mills communities of Almonte, Appleton, Blakeney, Clayton, Ramsay, and Pakenham are each unique and special in their own way. With the help of the guide, learn about our history and explore the outdoors.  Visit museums, local restaurants and businesses.  Our natural, cultural, and heritage assets combined with our friendly people, unique shops and amazing restaurants guarantee incredible experiences for everyone in the family.

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Get to know your councillor

Mississippi Mills Municipal Council is comprised of:

  • The Mayor
  • Deputy Mayor
  • Five ward Councillors
    • Two for Almonte Ward
    • Two for Ramsay Ward
    • One for Pakenham Ward

Visit the Meet Your Council page to find out who is your councillor.