Hudson, Ontario

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This article is about a township in Timiskaming District. For the community in Sioux Lookout, Kenora District, see Hudson, Kenora District.
Coordinates: 47°32′14″N 79°49′27″W / 47.53722°N 79.82417°W / 47.53722; -79.82417
Hudson
Settlement
Hudson Twp ON.JPG
Township hall
Official name: Township of Hudson
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northeastern Ontario
District Timiskaming
Elevation 245 m (804 ft)
Coordinates 47°32′14″N 79°49′27″W / 47.53722°N 79.82417°W / 47.53722; -79.82417
Area 90.64 km2 (35 sq mi)
Population 476 (2011)
Density 5 / km2 (13 / sq mi)
Incorporated 1904 (1904)
 - Surveyed 1887
 - First settled 1897
Timezone Eastern Time Zone (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) Eastern Time Zone (UTC-4)
Postal code FSA P0J
Area code 705, 249
Location of Hudson in Ontario
Website: www.harley.ca/hudson/

Hudson is a township municipality[1] incorporating the congruent geographic township[2] in Timiskaming District in northeastern Ontario, Canada.[3][4] Hudson is located directly west of the city of Temiskaming Shores[5] and has only one named settlement, the community of Hillview.[6]

Demographics[edit]

The township had a population count of 476 in the Canada 2011 Census,[7] an increase of 3.0% from the revised figure of 462 recorded in the Canada 2006 Census.[8]

History[edit]

Hudson was surveyed in 1887. However, the first settlers did not arrive until 1897, and the township was incorporated in 1904. The first Census of Canada to take place after settlement, in 1901, recorded the population as 46.[9]

Transportation[edit]

Ontario Highway 65 passes through the township on its way from Temiskaming Shores towards Matachewan.[5]

Rural scene along Ontario Highway 65

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