Calvin, Ontario

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Township of Calvin
Township
Rural scene near Eau Claire
Rural scene near Eau Claire
Coordinates: 46°14′N 78°56′W / 46.233°N 78.933°W / 46.233; -78.933Coordinates: 46°14′N 78°56′W / 46.233°N 78.933°W / 46.233; -78.933
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Nipissing
Government
 • Mayor Wayne Brown
Area
 • Total 140.89 km2 (54.40 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 568
 • Density 4.0/km2 (10/sq mi)
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Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
Postal code P0H 1V0
Area code(s) 705
Website Township of Calvin

Calvin is a township in northeastern Ontario, Canada on the Mattawa River in Nipissing District. The township took its name from Delino Dexter Calvin, an Ontario lumber merchant and MPP based in Frontenac County.

In 2007, Calvin, along with the town of Mattawa and the townships of Papineau-Cameron, Mattawan and Bonfield cooperated to create a newly branded Mattawa Voyageur Country tourist region in order to promote the area.[2]

Communities[edit]

The township comprises the communities of Eau Claire and Eau Claire Station.

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census:[3]

  • Population: 568
  • % Change (2006–2011): -6.6
  • Dwellings: 251
  • Area (km².): 140.69
  • Density (persons per km².): 4.0
Eau Claire Gorge on the Amable du Fond River.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census Profile". 
  2. ^ Adams, K. "Mattawa sports a new look", Baytoday.ca, July 17, 2007. Accessed March 28, 2008.
  3. ^ "2011 Census Profile". 

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