Laird, Ontario

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Laird
Township
Highway 17 through Laird Township
Highway 17 through Laird Township
Laird is located in Ontario
Laird
Laird
Coordinates: 46°23′N 84°04′W / 46.383°N 84.067°W / 46.383; -84.067Coordinates: 46°23′N 84°04′W / 46.383°N 84.067°W / 46.383; -84.067
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Algoma
Settled 1874
Incorporated 1891
Government
 • Mayor Richard Beitz
 • Federal riding Sault Ste. Marie
 • Prov. riding Algoma—Manitoulin
Area[1]
 • Land 102.43 km2 (39.55 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,057
 • Density 10.3/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code P0S
Area code(s) 705 and 249
Website www.lairdtownship.ca

Laird is a township and village in the Algoma District in Northern Ontario, Canada. The township had a population of 1,057 in the Canada 2011 Census, down from 1078 in the 2006 census.

Communities[edit]

The township includes the named communities of Laird and Neebish. It also includes a portion of Bar River, a small hamlet straddling the boundary between the townships of Laird and Macdonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[5]

  • Population in 2011: 1057
  • Population in 2006: 1078
  • Population in 2001: 1021
  • Population in 1996: 1073
  • Population in 1991: 997

Transportation[edit]

Highway 17 passes through the township. Tarbutt Township is a neighbour of Laird and is separated by a low-grade dirt road called "Townline Road" which spurs into a road to Pine Island.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Laird census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  2. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-14. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2011-04-14. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census

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