Clarence-Rockland is a Canadian city in the province of Ontario.
It has a population of over 23,000 people and covers an area of 297.86 square kilometers.
The city is an amalgamation of Rockland and the Clarence Township.
A large number of Francophones call Clarence-Rockland home.
The city also offers public transportation to its residents under CR Transpo, which runs Monday to Friday.
Clarence-Rockland was built around a lumber mill that was constructed in 1868.
The mill was a large employer that helped to shape the city.
The city has plenty to offer to its residents and visitors and it is close to the Ottawa River.
Clarence-Rockland is described as a great place to “Live, Work and Invest.”
Land: 297.86 km2
The main sections of the city are Bourget, Clarence Creek, Hammond, and Rockland.
Bourget is located in the southern area of the city. It is largely residential with small restaurants and corner stores. There is a park and a school in this neighbourhood as well as a few services. The Prescott-Russell Recreational Trail runs through the area as well.
Clarence Creek is one of the larger rural communities in the city. There are many houses in the neighbourhood along with an arena, a fire station and a church. There are other amenities in the area as well. Écoleélémentairecatholique Sainte-Félicité is located here also.
Hammond is another neighbourhood in the southern area of the city. It is also dominated by residential space. The neighbourhood has a school, park and a bank. There is also a hardware store located here. Additionally, there is a park and ride here for the convenience of commuters.
Rockland is located toward the north of the area along the Ottawa River. It is more of a suburban area. Many parks and schools are located here along with other amenities. Shops and services line Laurier Street and Du Parc Avenue and there is lots of housing towards the south of the area as well.
In Bourget, there are single-family homes, commercial space and land. Many of the homes in the area have attached garages. The homes are quite large and typically affordable. Many properties stretch over many acres, as the neighbourhood is quite rural. Despite the neighbourhood being mostly residential, there is some commercial space available that is perfect for an office or for other uses. Clarence Creek has single-family homes and land. The homes in the area are large and most have large yards that are perfect for families. The homes are also affordable and many have attached garages. Hammond has single-family homes and commercial property. The homes in this neighbourhood are quite similar to those of Bourget and Clarence Creek. They are large yet affordable and perfect for families who love a rural setting. Rockland has single-family homes and condominiums. The homes are generally very large and many of them have attached garages. The condominiums in the area are also very big and some can even be found along the water of the Ottawa River. The properties are affordable here as well.
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The table above is based on data from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) National MLS® Report for April 2016 (the latest information available). Median prices are based on data from www.canadianrealestatemagazine.ca.
The Upper Canada District School Board, the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario, Conseil des ÉcolesPubliques de l’Est de l’Ontario and ConseilScolaire de District Catholique de l’EstOntarien are the school boards that serve the area. There are 14 schools under these boards within the city. The boards have plenty of programs to improve student’sexperiences including aboriginal education, French as a second language and online learning. There are no post-secondary options available within the boundaries of Clarence-Rockland, but there are a few options close by. Algonquin College, Carleton University, the University of Ottawa and La CitéCollégiale are a few options close to Clarence-Rockland. These schools are all located in Ottawa.