The United Townships of Head, Clara and Maria

Welcome to the United Townships of Head, Clara & Maria


At 2 p.m. on March 30th, 2020, Warden Debbie Robinson declared a state of emergency due to the global COVID-19 pandemic across the entirety of the County of Renfrew under the Emergency Management and Protection Act.

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PUBLIC NOTICE REGARDING COVID-19                                      

Taking into consideration the wellbeing of residents and staff, the following measures are being implemented, effective immediately:

  • The Municipal Office will be closed to the public. Staff can still be contacted during regular business hours by phone @ 613-586-2526 or by email.

  • The municipal hall will be closed and all scheduled events up to June 2nd, 2020 have been cancelled.

  • The Public Library will be closed and all scheduled events up to June 2nd, 2020 have been cancelled. The due date for any items that were to be returned to the library during the closure will be extended until the library has reopened.

  • Both landfill sites are open, by appointment only. To schedule a drop off, please contact the municipal office.

  • Outdoor recreational amenitites have been closed to the public as a result of a provincial order. Boat launches are open.



HCM Mission:  At your service; working effectively to bring together people, partnerships and potential for a strong, connected community.

HCM Vision:  Providing a healthy, connected, and sustainable community teeming with possibilities for our citizens now and into the future.

Incorporated January 1st of 1878 the Municipality of the United Townships of Head, Clara & Maria is located on the westernmost border of Renfrew County in the Ottawa Valley.

Our municipality consists of the four hamlets of Deux Rivieres, Bissett Creek, Stonecliffe and Mackey and are located 2 hours and 20 minutes west of Ottawa and 1 hour east of North Bay.

Our municipality runs along 60 kilometers of Trans Canada Highway 17 and is bordered by the Ottawa River on the north and Algonquin Park on the south.