Laurentian Valley

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Laurentian Valley
Township
Sign on Round Lake Road
Sign on Round Lake Road
Laurentian Valley is located in Ontario
Laurentian Valley
Laurentian Valley
Location of Laurentian Valley in Ontario
Coordinates: 45°46′05″N 77°13′26″W / 45.76806°N 77.22389°W / 45.76806; -77.22389Coordinates: 45°46′05″N 77°13′26″W / 45.76806°N 77.22389°W / 45.76806; -77.22389[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Renfrew
Established January 1, 2000
Government
 • Type

municipal leader Mayor Jack Wilson Councillor James Sheedy Councillor Steve Bennett Councillor George Hodgkinson Councillor Debbie Robinson Councillor Allan Wren

Councillor Jen Gauthier
Area[2]
 • Land 552.44 km2 (213.30 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 9,657
 • Density 17.5/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 613, 343
Website laurentianvalleytwsp.on.ca

Laurentian Valley is an incorporated township in Renfrew County in eastern Ontario, Canada.[1] It borders on the Ottawa River, the city of Pembroke and the town of Petawawa.

This township was created on January 1, 2000 from the former townships of Stafford-Pembroke and Alice and Fraser.[3]

Communities[edit]

The township comprises the communities of Alice, Cotnam Island, Davis Mills, Fairview, Forest Lea, French Settlement, Gorr Subdivision, Government Road, Greenwood, Hiam, Huckabones Corners, Indian, Kathmae Siding, Locksley, Lower Stafford, Micksburg, Pleasant View, Shady Nook, Stonebrook and Trautrim Subdivision.

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census:

  • Population: 9,657
  • % Change (2006–2011): 4.2
  • Total Private Dwellings: 3,807
  • Area (km².): 552.44
  • Density (persons per km².): 17.5

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 9657
  • Population in 2006: 9265
  • Population in 2001: 8733
  • Population in 1996: 8978 (combined figure for former townships)

Budget[edit]

For the 2010–2011 fiscal year, the township will spend CA$2,700,000.[5]

The township office on Witt Road.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Laurentian Valley". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. http://www4.rncan.gc.ca/search-place-names/unique.php?id=FEVHH&output=xml. Retrieved August 11, 2011.
  2. ^ a b Statistics Canada 2011 Census – Laurentian Valley Census Profile
  3. ^ Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (2006). Restructured municipalities – Ontario map #5 (Map). Restructuring Maps of Ontario. http://www.mah.gov.on.ca/Asset1607.aspx. Retrieved August 11, 2011.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ Peplinkskie, Tina (June 16, 2010). "Budget passes with 5.57% tax increase". Pembroke Observer. Retrieved June 16, 2010.