Public Administration

3191 Road 122 St. Pauls, Ontario , Perth South
519-271-0619 or Toll Free: 1-866-771-0619

The Township of Perth South was created on January 1, 1998 as a result of an amalgamation of the former Township of Blanshard and the former Township of Downie.

The Township of Perth South is situated in southwestern Ontario at the southeastern boundary of the County of Perth.

The Township has a population of 3,993 people (2011 Census) residing in 1,456 households.

The Township includes the Villages of Sebringville and Kirkton.  There are smaller settlement areas known as the Hamlets that include:  Avonbank, Avonton, Conroy, Harmony, Prospect Hill, Rannoch, St. Pauls, Whalen Corners, and Woodham.

The Township of comprised predominantly of a mix of rural agricultural and hamlet residential uses with a total land area of 39,202 hectares.

Most of the Township is prime agricultural land, and agricultural uses represent one of the Township’s most significant economic and community assets. Agricultural practices interact with natural heritage features and functions in a number of ways, including agricultural drainage, nutrient management, land clearing and tile draining for agricultural production and the pasturing of livestock.

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