Almonte, 45 km west of Ottawa, is a former mill town located on the Mississippi River. The town is known for its beautifully maintained historic buildings, gorgeous waterfalls, bustling arts community, wonderful shops and eateries, and a long list of festivals and events. Almonte also has links to some major players in Canadian history, and boasts some of the friendliest residents!

Formally a separate municipality, Almonte is now a ward of the Town of Mississippi Mills.