Prescott, Ontario

Prescott the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River in Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario, Canada. The Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge, 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) east of Prescott at Johnstown, connects it with Ogdensburg, New York.

Historic Prescott on the St. Lawrence River has many attractions to visit throughout the year. From May until October, Fort Wellington National Historic Site and the Battle of the Windmill are open to visitors. During the summer months the Forwarders' Museum and Visitor Information Centre offers the visitors displays about the founding of Prescott. The beautiful waterfront, historic walking tour, 18-hole golf course, sports venues, historic downtown shopping district and factory outlet stores all offer something unique for visitor.

Things to see and do

* Fort Wellington National Historic Site
* Waterfront
* Historic Walking tour
* Downtown shopping district
* Kelly’s Beach

General Information

Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Language – English, French
Population – 4,290 approx
Land Area – 4.95 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins US style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1

Port Location – The port at Prescott is located on the Saint Lawrence River, approximately 2km from downtown Prescott.

Transport Links – Prescott is located on VIA Rail’s principal Quebec City - Windsor corridor and is served by seven daily runs between Toronto and Montreal. Travelers may board and debark the train in Brockville (20 km west of Prescott).

Ottawa International Airport is approximately 80 km from Prescott. The airport handles approximately 156 direct flights daily to points in Canada (40 to Toronto), the United States and Europe.

Bus service to and from Prescott is available from Greyhound, Trentway-Wagner, and Voyageur Colonial.

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