Lennox & Addington County is an emerging growth area

Size & Growth

With four vibrant communities, Lennox & Addington combines the appeal of a close-knit setting with the boundless potential for growth. With its strategic location and robust economic development initiatives, the region is poised for a bright future.

Key Highlights

• 5.4% growth in L&A since 2016

• 400 new homes to be constructed per year

• Population by Township

  • Greater Napanee – 16,441
  • Loyalist – 18,000
  • Stone Mills – 7,826
  • Addington Highlands – 2,534
  • Population Within 30 – 45 Minutes – 333,000

Key Industries and Sectors

Lennox & Addington County boasts a diverse economic landscape, with key sectors including advanced manufacturing, green technologies and a growing focus on the production of essential components for electric vehicles (EVs), such as batteries. Notably, the region exhibits a higher concentration of employment in the manufacturing sector compared to the provincial average in Ontario, positioning it as a hub for innovation and industrial growth.

Central Location

With one-third of the North American population within a one-day drive, Lennox & Addington is strategically positioned for manufacturing, electric vehicle (EV) production and supply chain excellence.

Proximity to Canadian cities by car:

  • Kingston, ON: 30 km
  • Toronto, ON: 220 km (2h)
  • Ottawa, ON: 230 km (2.25h)
  • Montreal, QC: 300 km (3h)
  • St. Thomas, ON: 415 km (4.5h)
  • Windsor, ON: 580 km (6h)
  • US Border Crossing: 88 km (1h)

Attracting Tallent

14.5 million

people within the nearby Toronto-Ottawa-Montréal corridor.

Highest PhDs

one of the highest concentrations of PhDs in Canada.


of the population has a post-secondary education (well above the provincial average).


post-secondary college/university campuses within a 2 hour drive in Eastern Ontario, with many more in and around Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.

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