Town of Parry Sound
52 Seguin Street, Parry Sound, ON P2A 1B4
Phone: 705-746-2101 Fax: 705-746-7461
Mayor: Jamie McGarvey
Parry Sound Town History
Town of Parry Sound was established in 1857; during the early part of the 20th century, the area was a popular subject for the many scenic art works of Tom Thomson and members of the Group of Seven.
Parry Sound is the birthplace of hockey legend Bobby Orr, the namesake of the local community centre and the town’s own Bobby Orr Hall of Fame.
2011 Census Total Population Town of Parry Sound 6,205
The District of Parry Sound Population (2011 Census) 22,443
Sports & Recreation
There are several provincial parks in the Parry Sound area, including Oastler Lake, The Massasauga and Killbear, as well as numerous provincial conservation reserves. A 230-kilometre recreational trail, the Park-to-Park Trail, connects Killbear with Algonquin Provincial Park in two locations, to the south at Dwight, and farther north, east of Kearney
Parry Sound Schools
Post Secondary Schools
The West Parry Sound Health Centre is a 90-bed acute care hospital located in Parry Sound. The West Parry Sound Health Centre is an integrated health care organization that includes Lakeland Long Term Care, 6 Nursing Stations delivering care to rural communities, management of District ambulance services and dispatch, and a full range of in-patient and out-patient programs.
Average Residential House Pricing: Parry Sound
2012 – $272,504
2013 – $256,557
2014 – $258,923
2015 – $263,932
The District of Parry Sound Social Services Administration Board (DSSAB) delivers social service programs in the Town of Parry Sound. The DSSAB is responsible for the delivery of a number of social services, including:
- Ontario Works programs
- Children’s Services
- Community programs
- Housing Services
Parry Sound Fire Department responds to fire and rescue emergencies within the town limits of Parry Sound
Medical emergencies within the entire Parry Sound District – Ambulance Services
Security and protection for the West Parry Sound District Municipalities provided by West Parry Sound OPP
Emergency Planning for the Parry Sound community is conducted through the office of the Parry Sound Fire Department
Resources from Town of Parry Sound
Places to Worship
The Town of Parry Sound is home to a number of places of worship
The Town of Parry Sound has much to offer its residents, with amenities and services for people of all ages and lifestyle.