The Township of Potton, with an impressive 264 km2 in size and with a population of about 2 0000, is one of the most prominent areas in the Memphrémagog region of Eastern Townships (Estrie administrative region).
The township is composed of several hamlets: Dunkin, Highwater, Knowlton Landing, Vale Perkins and Mansonville. Mansonville is the place that brings a widely diverse and lively community together.
The most important sector is however the Owl’s Head tourist area. Potton is bordered on the east by Lake Memphrémagog, on the west by the Sutton Mountains, and on the south by Vermont and the American Border.
The North- Missisquoi River runs through our territory in a north to south direction offering a valley surrounded by mountains. Potton is home to several mountains with the most important being Owl’s Head with its panoramic views that will surely take your breath away whether it be during the Fall with the foliage or the summer with its impressive view of the lake. The local economy counts on the presence of a few industrial and forestry enterprises along with numerous small businesses.
The beauty of the territory and the warm welcome of the residents along with all the essential services, gives this area a quality of life greatly sought after. Three churches are still active in Potton (all of them are located in the village of Mansonville): the St-Cajetan Catholic Church, the St-Paul's Anglican Church and the Baptist Church. Potton Township offers a wide range of sporting activities. Indeed, every season, it is possible to engage in numerous activities in our beautiful environment.
Hunting, fishing, skiing, snowshoeing, golfing, hiking, water sports on the Missisquoi River and Lake Mermphrémagog, road and mountain biking, skating, petanque, volleyball, soccer, softball, camping and tennis are all available.
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