McGarry, Ontario

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McGarry
Township
Virginiatown
Virginiatown
McGarry is located in Ontario
McGarry
McGarry
Coordinates: 48°08′47″N 79°34′14″W / 48.14639°N 79.57056°W / 48.14639; -79.57056Coordinates: 48°08′47″N 79°34′14″W / 48.14639°N 79.57056°W / 48.14639; -79.57056[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Timiskaming
Government
 • Type Township
 • Reeve Clermont Lapointe
 • Federal riding Timmins—James Bay
 • Prov. riding Timiskaming—Cochrane
Area[2]
 • Land 86.72 km2 (33.48 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 327 m (1,073 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 595
 • Density 6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code P0K 1X0
Area code(s) 705, 249
Website www.mcgarry.ca

McGarry (2011 population 595) is an incorporated township in Timiskaming District in Northeastern Ontario, Canada.[1]

The township includes the communities of Virginiatown and Kearns. It is situated on the border with Quebec to the east, along Highway 66 between Kirkland Lake and Rouyn-Noranda. The northern border of the township forms part of the border between Timiskaming District and Cochrane District.

Demographics[edit]

Population:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 595 (2006 to 2011 population change: -11.7 %)
  • Population in 2006: 674
  • Population in 2001: 787
  • Population in 1996: 1015
  • Population in 1991: 1139

Private dwellings, excluding seasonal cottages: 284 (total: 360)

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 30.5%
  • French as first language: 63%
  • English and French as first language: 1.5%
  • Other as first language: 5%
Kearns and highway 66.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "McGarry". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. http://www4.rncan.gc.ca/search-place-names/unique.php?id=FDNRR&output=xml. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
  2. ^ a b 2011 Census Profile
  3. ^ Elevation taken from Google Earth at geographical coordinates, accessed 2014-05-20.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profile". 

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