North Algona Wilberforce

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North Algona Wilberforce
Township (lower-tier)
Township of North Algona Wilberforce
Golden Lake community centre
Golden Lake community centre
N. Algona Wilberforce is located in Ontario
N. Algona Wilberforce
N. Algona Wilberforce
Coordinates: 45°37′N 77°12′W / 45.617°N 77.200°W / 45.617; -77.200Coordinates: 45°37′N 77°12′W / 45.617°N 77.200°W / 45.617; -77.200
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Renfrew
Formed January 1, 1999
Government
 • Mayor Deborah Farr
 • Federal riding Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke
 • Prov. riding Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke
Area[1]
 • Land 378.53 km2 (146.15 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,873
 • Density 7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code K0J 1T0
Area code(s) 613
Website www.nalgonawil.com

North Algona Wilberforce is a township in Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada. It has a population of 2,873. The township was formed in 1999 when the North Algona and Wilberforce townships were amalgamated.

Wilberforce Township was named in 1851, to honour William Wilberforce.

Communities[edit]

The township contains the communities of Allans Corners, Beef Town, Budd Mills, Crooked Rapids, Deacon, Dore Bay, Duquette's Farm, Fourth Chute, Germanicus, Golden Lake, Green Lake, Higginson's Hill, Lake Dore, Lett's Corners, Mink Lake, Mud Lake, Rankin, Slabtown and Woito.

Transportation[edit]

Canadian National Railway served Golden Lake on the Locksley subdivision. Rail service was discontinued in 1961.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[5]

  • Population in 2011: 2873
  • Population in 2006: 2840
  • Population in 2001: 2729
  • Population in 1996:
    • North Algona: 664
    • Wilberforce: 1931
  • Population in 1991:
    • North Algona: 636
    • Wilberforce: 1792

Mother tongue:[6]

  • English as first language: 89.4%
  • French as first language: 2.5%
  • English and French as first language: 0.9%
  • Other as first language: 7.2%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "North Algona Wilberforce census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  2. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  6. ^ Statistics Canada 2006 Census - North Algona Wilberforce community profile