McMurrich/Monteith

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McMurrich/Monteith
Township (single-tier)
Township of McMurrich/Monteith
Sprucedale
Sprucedale
McMurrich/Monteith is located in Ontario
McMurrich/Monteith
McMurrich/Monteith
Coordinates: 45°27′N 79°29′W / 45.450°N 79.483°W / 45.450; -79.483Coordinates: 45°27′N 79°29′W / 45.450°N 79.483°W / 45.450; -79.483
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Parry Sound
Incorporated January 1, 1998
Government
 • Type Township
 • Reeve Joanne Griffiths
 • Federal riding Parry Sound—Muskoka
 • Prov. riding Parry Sound—Muskoka
Area[1]
 • Land 278.13 km2 (107.39 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 779
 • Density 2.8/km2 (7/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code P0A
Area code(s) 705
Website www.mcmurrichmonteith.com

McMurrich/Monteith is a municipality and census subdivision in the Almaguin Highlands region of Parry Sound District, Ontario, Canada.

The municipality was formed in 1998 through an amalgamation of the former Township of McMurrich and the eastern two-thirds of the unincorporated Township of Monteith. The remaining portion of Monteith became part of Seguin.

Communities[edit]

The township includes the communities of Axe Lake, Banbury, Bear Lake, Bourdeau, Haldane Hill, McMurrich, Sprucedale and Whitehall.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[2]

  • Population in 2011: 779 (2006 to 2011 population change: -1.5 %)
  • Population in 2006: 791
  • Population in 2001: 766
  • Population in 1996: 723 (adjusted for boundary changes)

According to the 2011 Census,[1] McMurrich/Monteith has a population of 779 people over a territory of 278.13 km². The number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents were 333, out of a total of 839 dwellings.

Mother tongue statistics for the 2006 census [3] are as follows:

  • English as first language: 90.6%
  • French as first language: 1.9%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 7.5%

Lakes[edit]

  • Doe Lake
  • Buck Lake
  • Axe Lake
  • Johnson Lake
  • Hunters Lake
  • Bear Lake

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 2011 Census Profile
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profile". 

External links[edit]