In The World is Lanark County?
is situated immediately west of Carleton County, in the Province
of Ontario, Canada. It is bordered by Renfrew County on the north,
Frontenac County on the west and Leeds and Grenville Counties on the
south. The county seat of Lanark County is the Town of Perth.
Lanark County, Ontario, was formed from the southern part of
the old Bathurst District. For information on many of the towns and
all townships of this area, see the section of the Smith's 1846 Canadian
Gazetteer under the
Lanark County History section. Many of the settlers who came
to Lanark County in the early 1800's came from Lanarkshire, Scotland.
In 1998, due to Ontario Goverment inforced amalgamations, many of the
old townships within Lanark County disapperared.