Welcome to Amherst Island

Amherst Island is located in Lake Ontario west of Kingston, Ontario, Canada. The island is part of Loyalist Township in Lennox and Addington County. Amherst Island is located about 3 kilometres (2 mi) offshore from the rest of Loyalist Township and access to the island is by way of the Frontenac II ferry from Millhaven.

The main population centre on the island is the village of Stella, which is the where the ferry lands on the island side. Harrowsmith Country Life  declared the island’s local hamlet, Stella, as one of the “prettiest towns in Canada”.

Points of Interest Map

Click on any of the points of interest on the map above to learn more about the business or location it represents. The map above is broken down into businesses, geographic areas of interest, etc. The map is printable through Google Maps, and paper copies are available at many locations on the Island.

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Tuesday night vibes. #realtorlife #amherstisland #sunset ...

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Tug boat and barge with old ferry dock pieces. Millhaven dock. Frontenac II docked at new dock. #amherstisland #ferry #millhavendock #lakeontario ...

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A white-tailed deer we saw at Amherst Island #wildanimals #amherstisland #wilddeer #wildlifephotography #ontariocanada ...

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Janet’s tremendous commitment to our community and our radio station will be recognized publicly at our Annual General Meeting taking place Wednesday October 13th at 7pm via Zoom web-conference.

Janet’s long standing dedicated service as a broadcaster, her enthusiasm and leadership for promoting birding in the region, and Janet’s amazing positive energy that she openly shares with the local community made the decision easy for the Board to select Janet as this year’s inductee.

Please join us by going to the cjai.ca home page and clicking on the Zoom link at 7pm. Everyone is welcome.

Congratulations Janet!

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Why, indeed Upper Gap fossil. #Y #fossils #uppergap #lakeontario #theuppergap #pec #amherstisland #peace ...

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An historic moment
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Loving the serendipity of this particular dry stone wall constructed without mortar, but instead stays together by the careful placement of stones. It is said to shift with the freeze-thaw cycle
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This big new piece is available for purchase! Love the little flower in the centre and the baubles are always my favourite…dm If interested!

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Wildlife Series-4/6: snowy owl #wildlifephotography #naturettl #explorecanada #earthcapture #animalelite #bns_birds #bns_nature #animalphotography #birdphotography #snowyowl #amherstislandowl #amherstisland #winterwildlife #ontario #owl ...

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5105 Front Road, Stella, Amherst Island. Just Listed: Updated Spacious Home in Stella on Amherst Island

🏠 Detached Large 1.5 Storey
🛌 4 Bedrooms
🛀 2 Bathrooms
🌞 Front Veranda & Back Deck
🌊 Views of Stella Bay
💧 Drilled Well
🌎 Amherst Island

MLS® 40172396
5105 Front Rd, Stella
Listed at $589,000
More info: lwrealty.ca
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The first full day of fall has dawned so differently from the last full day of summer.
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With just 48 hours between, it seems the world has changed. Just a little bit. Maybe because it has.
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Maybe because this change of season sits heavy on my heart.
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The thing about humans, though, is we’re not either/or creatures.
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We aren’t forced to be one thing or another. To feel just one emotion at a time. To love just one other human in just one way.
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We’re complicated beings. Able to hold space for big ideas, big feelings, other humans, even when they don’t logically fit together.
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We can be glad the world keeps turning, the leaves change, the days grow short, even as we mourn the end of summer.
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We can delight in golden sunshine illuminating purple clouds, even when it takes our breath away with the reminder us of our very worst day.
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I can dread fall with every fibre of my being, and remember that it used to be my favourite. That I’d chosen a fall wedding for a reason. I can still find love for parts of it, even now.
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We can hold space in our hearts for all the people we’ve ever loved—grateful they crossed our paths—even when they’re no longer a part of our lives. Even when they’re no longer living.
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Even when we begin to create space—and hope—for loving someone new.
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We humans have a huge capacity for love. For hope. For joy. And also for grief. For loneliness. For despair.
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It can all sit muddled together, filling us up, reminding us that every emotion matters. Reminding us that to be human IS to feel all these things.
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We need the darkness to see the light, sure, but I think we also need it for darkness’s sake. To get the full experience of being human. To know ourselves and our strengths. Our weaknesses.
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I keep being reminded that we are strongest where we are broken. The more I heal, the more I believe that to be true.
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The thought buoys me up as fall settles in. Reminding me that I’ve survived until now. And I’m stronger than I’ve ever been.
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That I can be afraid and strong. Broken and healing. Devastated and hopeful.
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Mourning and open to more.
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#firstdayoffall #healing #grief #morningthoughts #sunrise #amherstisland #wempsbayamherstisland
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