Metcalfe Community Overview

Metcalfe is bounded by Mitch Owens Road on the north, Belmeade Road on the south, and Boundary Road on the east. To the west lies John Quinn – Snake Island – 5th Line Roads.  Metcalfe is believed to have been first settled by Colonel Archibald MacDonnell in 1827 and was originally named Osgoode. The area was renamed Metcalfe in 1877 in honour of Charles Theophilus Metcalfe, Governor General of Canada from 1843 to 1846. Showing initial promise as a stage coach route stop-off, the village declined in importance after the rail line was constructed further east of the community. One enduring aspect of the town’s earlier days is the annual Metcalfe Fair, which began in 1856.

Community overview retrieved from http://neighbourhoodstudy.ca/metcalfe/.

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Metcalfe Apartment Rental Stats

Currently there are no active rental properties listed within Metcalfe.

Metcalfe Closest Schools

Name/Address Distance
Osgoode Township High School
2800 8th Line Road, Metcalfe
1.03 km
St. Catherine School
2717 8th Line Road, Metcalfe
1.42 km
Community Christian School
2681 Glen Street, Metcalfe
1.51 km
Metcalfe Public School
2701 8th Line Road, Metcalfe
1.51 km
Metcalfe Co-Operative Nursery School
8140 Victoria Street, Metcalfe
1.74 km
Rural Family Connections
8243 Victoria Street, Metcalfe
1.90 km
Castor Valley Elementary/Middle School
2630 Grey's Creek Road, Greely
4.10 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Metcalfe Closest Libraries

Name/Address Distance
Ottawa Public Library - Metcalfe Village
2782 8th Line Road, Metcalfe
1.07 km

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

Distances are estimated from a central point within the community.

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