Just south of the 401 Highway lies the heart of one of Ontario’s prettiest little towns. The municipal motto “Rural Heritage and Urban Opportunity” speaks well to the area’s proud rural roots while acknowledging the opportunities available here. Napanee offers small-‐town appeal with a rich history; our boutiques, beautiful architecture, and public spaces appear much as they did when Napanee was a prosperous trading centre in pioneer Ontario.
Greater Napanee is an historic community, centrally located between major sectors of Ontario. Napanee in home to six retirement facilities, a dedicated hospital and beautiful landscapes.
Greater Napanee is within close proximity to top post‐secondary educational institutions in Kingston and Belleville including, Queen’s University, the Royal Military College of Canada, St. Lawrence College and Loyalist College.
We are home to five public elementary schools, one Catholic Elementary School, one Christian Elementary School and one public secondary school.
Some students commute a short distance to Ernestown Secondary School to the east in Loyalist township, Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School further east in Kingston, or Loyalist Collegiate and Vocational Institute for the LEAP and Challenge Program in Kingston.
A bus also takes students to Kingston Collegiate and Vocational Institute for the International Baccalaureate program.
Lennox & Addington County General Hospital (Quinte Health Care) offers a comprehensive range of diagnostic services supported by a well equipped laboratory and diagnostic imaging department.
The Hospital employs over 200 staff. Medical staff includes family physicians, general surgeons, a radiologist, surgeons and consulting physicians from Kingston.
2 Health Clinics.
Family Doctors, Dentists, and a variety of other services to meet healthcare needs.
Greater Napanee’s transportation network includes road, rail, seaway, and air. One day’s trucking from L&A reaches one half of North America’s industrial and consumer markets. Canadian National bisects this region with Canada’s most travelled rail corridor, and its spur lines complement available industrial lots.
Napanee, Ontario is conveniently located on Highway 401, exactly half way between Toronto and Ottawa. At 2.5 hours from either major city, it’s a perfect spot to visit or escape for a lifetime.
Travelling from the East or from the USA?
Travel westbound on Highway 401 to Napanee’s main entry point, Exit 579S. Head south on County Rd 41/Centre St. to Dundas St. in downtown Napanee.
Travelling from the West?
Travel eastbound on Highway 401 to Napanee’s main entry point, Exit 579S. Head south on County Rd 41/Centre St. to Dundas St. in downtown Napanee.
If entering Greater Napanee from a different route, just follow the blue and white information signs located at all common entry points.