Welcome to the Township of Enniskillen

An aerial photograph of Enniskillen Township

On behalf of the Council of the Township of Enniskillen, I would like to welcome you to our municipality, which is located in the heart of Lambton County, in the “great southwest” region of the Province of Ontario.

Almost 3,200 people call Enniskillen home in more than 1,100 households.  The area is about 340 square kilometers  or about 82,000 acres of  highly productive farmland.  There are two residental hamlets within the township, including Oil City and Marthaville.

Our municipality’s rich history began in the 1830′s.  The township was named after the Earl of Enniskillen in Ireland by the Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada, Sir John Colborne.  The Township was officially incorporated in 1855.  However, it was the discovery of oil in 1858, that changed the course of Enniskillen Township’s history, making it the birthplace of oil in North America!  Even today, more than 150 years later, many oil fields continue to produce “black gold” for the important petro-chemical industry of Lambton County.

Agriculture is not only the largest industry in the province, but also within the borders of Enniskillen.  The major crops grown are soybeans, wheat and corn in addition to various livestock operations.  The newest sector to emerge is the greenhouse industry.  The largest crop is soybeans which is processed in two facilities in the province as well as exported to various Asian markets as food grade edible soybeans.  Corn is grown not only for livestock feed, but also to supply the ethanol plant in nearby St. Clair Township.

As Mayor, I welcome you and willing to hear from you anytime with suggestions how we can continue to make Enniskillen a better place to live, work and play!

Kevin Marriott, Mayor

Township of Enniskillen

Notices

Household Hazardous Waste Days 2014

Household Hazardous Waste Days for 2014 are as follows: April 26 May 31 June 28 September 27 October 25 Located at Clean Harbors Canada, 4090 Telfer Road from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. For more information, please visit:  http://www.lambtononline.ca     Continue Reading »

2014 Interim Taxes due April 30, 2014

The interim tax billings are due on April 30, 2014.  Taxes may be paid at the municipal office during regular business hours Monday-Friday, between the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.  Cash, ... Continue Reading »

Spring Rabies Vaccination Clinics at Oil Springs and Enniskillen

The following are the rabies vaccination clinics scheduled: Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Oil Springs Firehall, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am located at 4589 Oil Springs Line, Oil Springs Saturday, May 24, 2014 at ... Continue Reading »

2013 Ontario Senior of the Year Award: Larry O’Neill

Kevin Marriott, Mayor of the Township of Enniskillen presented Larry O'Neill with the "2013 Ontario Senior of the Year" award.   The Ontario Senior of the Year Award gives each municipality in Ontario ... Continue Reading »

Waste Management Waste Disposal and Recycling

Waste Management Petrolia Landfill site  is located at 4052 Oil Heritage Road. Waste Management may be contacted by phone at 519-882-3044. Waste Management continues to make changes to their operations at the Petrolia Landfill ... Continue Reading »