Algonquin is a quiet residential community located 8km north of Highway 401 on County Road #15. With history dated back to the early 1800’s, Algonquin once had a population of 300 people. Now the small village has a mixture of retired residentes and young families who commute to larger centres’ for work and school. Algonquin United Church’s congregation meets every third Sunday as the community shares a minister with North Augusta and Maynard. Algonquin is also the home to the Township’s Library.