Central Frontenac

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Central Frontenac
Township
Road sign along Highway 7
Road sign along Highway 7
Central Frontenac is located in Ontario
Central Frontenac
Central Frontenac
Coordinates: 44°43′N 76°48′W / 44.717°N 76.800°W / 44.717; -76.800Coordinates: 44°43′N 76°48′W / 44.717°N 76.800°W / 44.717; -76.800
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Frontenac
Incorporated 1998
Government
 • Type Township
 • Mayor Janet Gutowski
 • Federal riding Lanark—Frontenac—Lennox and Addington
 • Prov. riding Lanark—Frontenac—Lennox and Addington
Area[1]
 • Land 1,025.17 km2 (395.82 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 4,556
 • Density 4.4/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code K0H
Area code(s) 613
Website www.centralfrontenac.com
Municipal office in Sharbot Lake

Central Frontenac is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada in the County of Frontenac.

Central Frontenac was created in 1998 through an amalgamation of the Townships of Hinchinbrooke, Kennebec, Olden and Oso.

Communities[edit]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2006 Statistics Canada Census:[5]

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1852 (total dwellings: 3243)
  • Mother tongue:
    • English as first language: 93.1%
    • French as first language: 1.2%
    • English and French as first language: 0.2%
    • Other as first language: 5.5%

Population trend:[6]

  • Population in 2011: 4556
  • Population in 2006: 4665
  • Population in 2001: 4557
  • Population in 1996:
    • Hinchinbrooke (township): 1328
    • Kennebec (township): 968
    • Olden (township): 906
    • Oso (township): 1413
  • Population in 1991:
    • Hinchinbrooke (township): 1117
    • Kennebec (township): 765
    • Olden (township): 811
    • Oso (township): 1361

Transportation[edit]

The main road is Highway 7 which runs through the entire township from east to west. County Road 38 intersects Highway 7 at Sharbot Lake and runs south to Kingston.

The route of the former Kingston and Pembroke Railway runs through the township, and has been converted into the K&P Rail Trail.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Central Frontenac census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  2. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada 2006 Census - Central Frontenac community profile
  6. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census