|The historic village of Magnetawan, Algonquin for "swiftly flowing river" is located only 2 1/2 hours north of Toronto in the heart of Muskoka Parry Sound Cottage Country.
Founded over 150 years ago it is one of the oldest settlements in the Parry Sound district, being a major stop on the famous Nipissing colonization road through central Ontario. With great scenery, hiking & biking trails, camping and fishing it is natural destination to live & play.
Located in the Parry Sound District, the township had a population of 1,454 in the 2011 Canadian census.
The township comprises the communities of Ahmic Harbour, Ahmic Lake, Cecebe, Cedar Croft, Chikopi, Dufferin Bridge, Magnetawan, North Seguin, Oranmore, Pearceley, Port Anson and Port Carmen
There are many waterways in the Muskoka Parry Sound Area including Ahmic Lake, Lake Cecebe, Horn Lake, Whitestone Lake, Manitouwabing, Big Doe, Little Doe, Pickerel, Bernard, Whalley, Neighick and Crawford.
|A.J. Cason's " The Church on the Rock"|