Smooth Rock Falls

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 (23 Dec 2017)

Welcome to the Town of Smooth Rock Falls

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Photo Gallery History
Location Population Information
Access, Transport Businesses
Housing Schools

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Town of Smooth Rock Falls – Municipal Offices  Website            Facebook Page

 

 

Programs & Incentives for New-Home Owners & Businesses

Reduced Price Commerical  Lands & Lots available for January 2018 Bidding

 

 

Smooth Rock Falls Truck Fest

History

 Smooth Rock Falls Heritage Centre/Museum

 Originally settled in 1916, the town was incorporated in 1929. Historically the towns location on the Mattagami River and the rich Boreal Forests of Northeastern Ontario has made it a centre for logging and hydroelectric power generation.

Location 

The town of Smooth Rock Falls is located at the junction of the Transcanada Highway 11 and the Mattagami River. The township covers approximately 200.10 km2  with a population density of 6.6 people for every km2 compared to that of Toronto : 4149.5 persons per km2, Calgary 2,111 persons per km2, and Peterbourgh, Ontario with 1525.7 persons per km2.

Population

2016 Census Data
Community Profile Report

Population: 1,341

Age Profiles: 11.65% under the age of 14

47.7% Average Working Age (15 to 60)

40.7% is 60+

The average age of the local population is 49.5 years old. The average household size is 2.1 persons per household.

Languages: The community is largely bilingual in both French and English, with 65% of the population having French as their mother tongue.

Average Income:$74,398.00

Educational Level: (that of residents aged 15+) 63.3% have a minimum of a High School Diploma

Highest level of Education (% of population aged 15+)

High School Diploma :28.2 %

Trades: 17.8%

College Diploma: 24.25%

University Degree:8.4%

Types of Employment:

              Check out our Employment page for current job listings and local search links

Trades, Manufacturing & Transport

Health Sciences

Education

Administration & Finance

Access & Transport

Smooth Rock Falls is situated along Highway 11, part of the Trans-Canada Highway linking Eastern and Western Canada. The Ontario Northland Railway also runs through the community providing potential access to freight transportation services linking Northeastern Ontario and Northwestern Quebec over a rail system that spans from Moosonee to North Bay, and from Calstock to Rouyn Noranda, Quebec, over 700 miles of rail line. National Shipping is available via their connections in Hearst, Rouyn Noranda and North Bay.

Smooth Rock Falls is centrally located to the communities of Cochrane(59 km East), Kapuskasing(65 km West) on Highway 11 and Timmins (102 km South) via Highway 655 offer access to Airports. It is possible to get from Smooth Rock Falls to downtown Toronto in less than 3 hours via Porter Airlines at Timmins Airport which offers twice daily connections to Downtown Toronto Billy Bishop Airport.

Ontario Northland Bus Service operates a daily service through the community traveling both west to Hearst, and East to connections in Timmins, North Bay, Sudbury, Toronto and beyond.

Housing

The Town of Smooth Rock Falls offers generous incentives to those wishing to purchase land in the community for either residential or business development for full details regarding these please visit the Programs & Incentives page on the Town of Smooth Rock Falls website.

Businesses

Service Ontario   – located at Blanchette’s  Hardware

 

Banks

Caisse Populaire Kapuskasing – Smooth Rock Falls Branch

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Royal Bank of Canada  28 2nd Ave    705-338-2794

 

Contractors

bernier equipment

 

Bernier Equipment

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Grocery Stores

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Sunrise Orchards (Produce, Farmer’s Market)

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Freshmart Épicerie - Grocery Store Smooth Rock Falls

Freshmart Épicerie

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Golf Club

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Smooth Rock Falls Golf Club

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Hardware

blanchette hardwareBlanchette’s Ace Hardware, Service Ontario & Purolator

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Home Builders

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Smooth Rock Falls Homes – 15 State of the Art New Build Homes Construction begins Spring 2018

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Hospital

Smooth Rock Falls Hospital      107 Kelly Road      705-338-2781

 

Motel

      Moose Motel

Hwy 11 Phone: (705) 338-2300

 

 

Pharmacy

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Smooth Rock Falls Pharmacie

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Photographer

Near North Photography Smooth Rock Falls

Near North Photography

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Restaurants

Four Seasons Chinese Restaurant – Hwy 11, Smooth Rock Falls 705-338-2626

Smoothy’s Restaurant – Hwy 11 Esso Gas Bar 705-338-1044

 

Tour Guides

howling wolf expeditions

 

Howling Wolf Expeditions

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