Georgian Bluffs

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Georgian Bluffs
Township
Georgian Bluffs ON.jpg
Georgian Bluffs is located in Ontario
Georgian Bluffs
Georgian Bluffs
Coordinates: 44°39′N 81°02′W / 44.650°N 81.033°W / 44.650; -81.033Coordinates: 44°39′N 81°02′W / 44.650°N 81.033°W / 44.650; -81.033
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Grey
Formed January 1, 2001
Government
 • Mayor Alan Barfoot
 • Federal riding Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound
 • Prov. riding Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound
Area[1]
 • Land 604.36 km2 (233.34 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 10,404
 • Density 17.2/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 519 and 226
Website www.georgianbluffs.on.ca

Georgian Bluffs is a township in southwestern Ontario, Canada, in Grey County located between Colpoy's Bay and Owen Sound on Georgian Bay.

The township was incorporated on January 1, 2001, by amalgamating the former townships of Derby, Keppel, and Sarawak, and the village of Shallow Lake.

Communities[edit]

The township comprises the communities of Alvanley, Balmy Beach, Benallen, Big Bay, Clavering, Copperkettle, Cruickshank, East Linton, Hogg, Inglis Falls, Jackson, Keady, Kemble, Kilsyth, Lake Charles, Lindenwood, Oxenden, Shallow Lake, Shouldice, Springmount, Squire, Wolseley and Zion.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 10,404
  • Population in 2006: 10,506
  • Population in 2001: 10,152 (or 10,127 when adjusted to 2006 boundaries)
  • Population in 1996:
    • Derby (township): 2891
    • Keppel (township): 4042
    • Sarawak (township): 2832
    • Shallow Lake (village): 491
  • Population in 1991:
    • Derby (township): 2818
    • Keppel (township): 3612
    • Sarawak (township): 2803
    • Shallow Lake (village): 505

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Georgian Bluffs census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  3. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census

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