Welcome home to Mount Forest. Mount Forest is the most northerly town of Wellington County, located 30 minutes north of Guelph on Highway 6 and takes in both rural and urban settings. If you are looking for a small town atmosphere, friendly people, and a lot of opportunity, this is the place for you. A town of 5,000 has everything you need. Mount Forest has wonderful educational facilities, recreation programs and facilities and golf courses. You aren’t too far from the city, with larger urban cities such as Guelph, Kitchener and Waterloo all less than 45 minutes away.