Chapple, Ontario

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Chapple
Township (single-tier)
Township of Chapple
Rainy River in Barwick
Rainy River in Barwick
Chapple is located in Ontario
Chapple
Chapple
Coordinates: 48°45′N 93°59′W / 48.750°N 93.983°W / 48.750; -93.983Coordinates: 48°45′N 93°59′W / 48.750°N 93.983°W / 48.750; -93.983
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Rainy River
Incorporated 1899
Government
 • Reeve Peter Van Heyst
 • Federal riding Thunder Bay—Rainy River
 • Prov. riding Kenora—Rainy River
Area[1]
 • Land 529.02 km2 (204.26 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 335.00 m (1,099.08 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 741
 • Density 1.4/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal Code FSA P0W 1A0
Area code(s) 807
Website www.chapple.on.ca

Chapple (Canada 2011 Census population 741)[1] is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the Rainy River District. Communities located in the township include Barwick, Black Hawk, Finland and Shenston.

The township is served by Ontario Highway 71, a branch of the Trans-Canada Highway, and by Highway 600.

History[edit]

It was named after Thomas William Chapple, a former Ontario MPP, who served as judge for the Rainy River District.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[5]

  • Population in 2011: 741
  • Population in 2006: 856
  • Population in 2001: 910
  • Population in 1996: 909
  • Population in 1991: 948

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Barwick
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 9
(48)
14
(57)
19.5
(67.1)
31
(88)
32
(90)
36.5
(97.7)
35.5
(95.9)
35
(95)
34
(93)
28.5
(83.3)
21
(70)
9
(48)
36.5
(97.7)
Average high °C (°F) −9.9
(14.2)
−5.4
(22.3)
1.4
(34.5)
10.5
(50.9)
18.5
(65.3)
22.5
(72.5)
24.8
(76.6)
24
(75)
17.7
(63.9)
10.4
(50.7)
0.1
(32.2)
−7.7
(18.1)
8.9
(48)
Daily mean °C (°F) −15.9
(3.4)
−11.6
(11.1)
−4.4
(24.1)
4.2
(39.6)
11.7
(53.1)
16.2
(61.2)
18.8
(65.8)
17.8
(64)
12.1
(53.8)
5.5
(41.9)
−3.8
(25.2)
−12.7
(9.1)
3.2
(37.8)
Average low °C (°F) −22
(−8)
−17.8
(0)
−10.2
(13.6)
−2.1
(28.2)
4.9
(40.8)
10
(50)
12.6
(54.7)
11.6
(52.9)
6.5
(43.7)
0.7
(33.3)
−7.7
(18.1)
−17.7
(0.1)
−2.6
(27.3)
Record low °C (°F) −45.5
(−49.9)
−49
(−56)
−38
(−36)
−25
(−13)
−7.5
(18.5)
−2
(28)
2.5
(36.5)
−1
(30)
−5.5
(22.1)
−17
(1)
−39
(−38)
−44
(−47)
−49
(−56)
Precipitation mm (inches) 28.3
(1.114)
24.1
(0.949)
29.7
(1.169)
40
(1.57)
68.3
(2.689)
113.8
(4.48)
99
(3.9)
84
(3.31)
80
(3.15)
56.2
(2.213)
41.7
(1.642)
29.7
(1.169)
694.7
(27.35)
Source: Environment Canada[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Chapple census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-03-30. 
  2. ^ a b Environment Canada — Canadian Climate Normals 1971–2000. Retrieved 29 April 2010.
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-04. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2011-05-04. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census

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