Carling, Ontario

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Carling
Township
Killbear Provincial Park
Killbear Provincial Park
Carling is located in Ontario
Carling
Carling
Coordinates: 45°26′N 80°13′W / 45.433°N 80.217°W / 45.433; -80.217Coordinates: 45°26′N 80°13′W / 45.433°N 80.217°W / 45.433; -80.217
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Parry Sound
Incorporated 1897
Government
 • Type Township
 • Mayor Gord Harrison
 • Federal riding Parry Sound—Muskoka
 • Prov. riding Parry Sound—Muskoka
Area[1]
 • Land 248.56 km2 (95.97 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,248
 • Density 5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code P0G
Area code(s) 705
Website www.carlingtownship.ca

Carling is a township in Ontario, Canada, located in the District of Parry Sound on Georgian Bay. Killbear Provincial Park is located in the municipality.

The CBC Television series The Rez was shot there at Harrison's Landing.

Communities[edit]

  • Adanac
  • Brooks Landing
  • Carling
  • Dillon is located on central Georgian Bay near Franklin Island. The area is popular for campers and outfitters because of the sheltered bays and coves. Community landmarks include the Dillon Cove Marina, Dillon Bridge, Shawanaga River and its rapids. As a cottage destination, the population is low during the winter months, and increases in the summer with cottagers and tourists.
  • Killbear Park
  • Shebeshekong
  • Snug Harbour
  • Snug Haven
  • Woods
Marina on Carling Bay

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 Statistics Canada Census:[1]

  • Population: 1,248
  • % Change (2006-2011): 11.1
  • Area (km².): 248.56
  • Density (persons per km².): 5.0
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 516 (total dwellings: 1543)
  • Mother tongue:[2]
    • English as first language: 92.9%
    • French as first language: 0.9%
    • English and French as first language: 0%
    • Other as first language: 6.2%

Population trend:[3]

  • Population in 2011: 1248 (2006 to 2011 population change: 11.1%)
  • Population in 2006: 1123
  • Population in 2001: 1063
  • Population in 1996: 952
  • Population in 1991: 951

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 2011 Census Profile
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profile". 
  3. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census