Dutton/Dunwich Municipal Hall
|• Mayor||Cameron McWilliam|
|• Federal riding||Elgin—Middlesex—London|
|• Prov. riding||Elgin—Middlesex—London|
|• Land||294.64 km2 (113.76 sq mi)|
|• Density||13.2/km2 (34/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||519 and 226|
The municipality was formed in 1998 through an amalgamation of the Village of Dutton and former Township of Dunwich. It includes the Hamlets of Wallacetown, Duttona Beach, and the western parts of both Iona and Iona Station. It is bisected both by Highway 401 and by the rail lines of the Penn Central Railroad and the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway.
Dutton/Dunwich houses a large farming community involving a variety of agricultural methods. The region is primarily made up of inhabitants of English ancestry, with minorities of Scotch, Portuguese, and Dutch heritage.
- Population in 2006: 3821
- Population in 2001: 3696
- Population total in 1996: 3603
- Dunwich (township): 2288
- Dutton (village): 1315
- Population in 1991:
- Dunwich (township): 2318
- Dutton (village): 1218
Dunwich-Dutton Public School is located in the village of Dutton, and managed by the Thames Valley District School Board. The school was built in 1927 and was a high school, until June 1952. It became a K-8 school in January 1953, and was restructured again in September 1973, from when it has educated in K-6.
- John Kenneth Galbraith, (Scholar, and economic adviser to U.S. President John F. Kennedy) was born at Iona Station, Ontario in 1908 and died 2006.
- Ellis Wellwood Sifton VC (12 October 1891 – 9 April 1917) was a Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces, earned at the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
- "Dutton/Dunwich community profile". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
- "Official Plan-Municipality of Dutton/Dunwich"
- "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
- "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
- Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
- "General School Description", Dunwich-Dutton P.S., retrieved 8 April 2010.
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