Bluewater, Ontario

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Bluewater
Township
Bayfield River enters Lake Huron.jpg
Bluewater is located in Ontario
Bluewater
Bluewater
Coordinates: 43°27′N 81°36′W / 43.450°N 81.600°W / 43.450; -81.600Coordinates: 43°27′N 81°36′W / 43.450°N 81.600°W / 43.450; -81.600
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Huron
Formed 2001
Government
 • Mayor Bill Dowson
 • Federal riding Huron—Bruce
 • Prov. riding Huron—Bruce
Area[1]
 • Land 416.99 km2 (161.00 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 7,044
 • Density 16.9/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code N0M
Area code(s) 519 and 226
Website www.town.bluewater.on.ca

Bluewater is a town located in Huron County, Ontario, Canada. It was formed in 2001 when the Government of Ontario instituted the amalgamation of municipalities throughout the province. Specifically, the former townships of Hay and Stanley were merged with the villages of Bayfield, Hensall and Zurich.

Geography[edit]

Bluewater's western boundary is Lake Huron. Its northern boundary is the Bayfield River between Lake Huron and Clinton. Highway 4 is the eastern boundary, while Huron Road 83 and the Exeter urban boundary (in South Huron) form the southern boundary.

Bluewater includes the communities of Bayfield, Blake, Brucefield, Dashwood, Hensall, Kippen, St. Joseph, Sarepta, Vanastra, Varna, and Zurich.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[2]

  • Population in 2011: 7044
  • Population in 2006: 7120
  • Population in 2001: 6919
  • Population total in 1996: 6874
    • Bayfield (village): 833
    • Hay (township): 2254
    • Hensall (village): 1187
    • Stanley (township): 1714
    • Zurich (village): 886
  • Population in 1991:
    • Bayfield (village): 813
    • Hay (township): 2182
    • Hensall (village): 1238
    • Stanley (township): 1546
    • Zurich (village): 860

Notable persons[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bluewater, Ontario (Code 3540010) census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-08-10. 
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  3. ^ a b "Brothers Cal and Ryan O'Reilly get set for NHL season in Nashville, Denver". Huron Expositor, Seaforth, Ontario. Retrieved 2010-03-08. 

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