Dawn-Euphemia

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Dawn-Euphemia
Township (lower-tier)
Township of Dawn-Euphemia
Dawn-Euphemia 1.JPG
Dawn-Euphemia is located in Ontario
Dawn-Euphemia
Dawn-Euphemia
Coordinates: 42°42′N 82°01′W / 42.700°N 82.017°W / 42.700; -82.017Coordinates: 42°42′N 82°01′W / 42.700°N 82.017°W / 42.700; -82.017
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Lambton
Formed 2001
Government
 • Mayor William Bilton
 • Federal riding Lambton—Kent—Middlesex
 • Prov. riding Lambton—Kent—Middlesex
Area[1]
 • Land 445.13 km2 (171.87 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,049
 • Density 4.6/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code N0N
Area code(s) 519 and 226

Dawn-Euphemia is a township in southwestern Ontario, Canada, in Lambton County. Residents primarily are employed by the agricultural industry, or by local industries such as Union Gas distribution centre, along with various smaller agricultural manufacturers or service providers. The township municipal office is located in Rutherford.

Major transportation routes include Cairo Road and Oil Heritage Road directed North-South and Bentpath Line and Lambton Line running East-West. One elementary school serves the area, Dawn-Euphemia School. Students attend secondary school in nearby Petrolia and Dresden, both of which serve as local service centres for residents.

Communities[edit]

The township comprises the communities of Aberfeldy, Aughrim, Beaver Meadow, Bentpath, Cairo, Cuthbert, Dawn, Dawn Valley, Edys Mills, Florence, Garville, Huffs Corners, Lambton, Langbank, Oakdale, Rutherford and Shetland.

Demographics[edit]

Historic populations:[3][4]

  • Population in 2001: 2369
  • Population total in 1996: 2577
    • Dawn (township): 1595
    • Euphemia (township): 982
  • Population in 1991:
    • Dawn (township): 1687
    • Euphemia (township): 1017


Rural countryside of Dawn-Euphemia

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Dawn-Euphemia census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 
  3. ^ a b "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996 census