Area Info

Welcome to the beautiful city of Brockville! We are located on the banks of the St. Lawrence River at the start of the 1000 Islands – that fact alone is a strong incentive to discover the many reasons why our community enjoys such an enviable lifestyle, and why we are often regarded as the “Pride of the St. Lawrence“.

Brockville is a well-planned, functional community, offering affordability for citizens of all ages, from young families right through to retirees. Our residential tax base and utility rates are among the lowest in Ontario. Our health care facilities and related services continually receive high ratings, as attested to by the “Satisfaction Surveys” completed by patients at our excellent hospitals. As well, we are fortunate to be within approximately a one hour travel radius of world class cancer and heart facilities and their attending specialists.

Brockville is not only progressive, beautiful and historical, but is also one of the fastest growing destinations for residential relocation. Come to visit, enjoy the experience, and stay to become part of the 1000 Islands lifestyle.

For more information, visit:

Beautiful Brockville

Brockville’s natural beauty and its charming historic character make it one of the prettiest cities in Canada. It has been dubbed the fresh water diving capital of the world and is home to one of the largest marinas in the Thousand Islands area.

The Safest Community In Canada

Brockville was recently awarded this title after completing an attitudinal view on community safety and security – the results showed a 97% satisfaction level by residents feeling very safe or safe about living and working in Brockville.

Location and Transportation

Brockville is situated on the 401 Highway, that stretches from Windsor, Ontario through to the Quebec border (and on to Montreal via Hwy 20).

Double lane access to Ottawa via the 416 Highway makes Canada’s capital an easy commute.

Rail services in the area include CP, CN and VIA Rail.

Two international bridges to US are only 20 minutes away.

One-way travel distances (KM)

Ottawa, Ontario 110
Montreal, Quebec 210
Toronto, Ontario 340
Quebec City, Quebec 507
New York City, New York 591
Boston, Mass. 650
Detroit, Michigan 687

For more information about Brockville, Ontario visit or contact:

City of Brockville
1 King St. W., P.O. Box 5000
Brockville, Ontario, Canada
K6V 7A5
Telephone: (613) 342-8772 Fax: (613) 342-8780