North Perth, Ontario

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This article is about the town in Perth County, Ontario. For the similarly named town in Lanark County, see Perth, Ontario.
North Perth
Municipality (lower-tier)
Municipality of North Perth
Listowel Main Street
Listowel Main Street
North Perth is located in Ontario
North Perth
North Perth
Coordinates: 43°44′N 80°57′W / 43.733°N 80.950°W / 43.733; -80.950Coordinates: 43°44′N 80°57′W / 43.733°N 80.950°W / 43.733; -80.950
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Perth
Formed January 1, 1998
 • Mayor Julie Behrns
 • Federal riding Perth—Wellington
 • Prov. riding Perth—Wellington
 • Land 493.19 km2 (190.42 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 12,631
 • Density 25.6/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code N4W
Area code(s) 519 and 226

The town of North Perth is a municipality in Ontario, Canada. Its name is based on its location in the northern portion of Perth County. The major community in North Perth is Listowel.


The Ontario provincial government imposed amalgamation of many municipalities in that province. The changes took effect in 1998, including the joining of rural townships of Elma and Wallace with the town of Listowel.[2]

Ontario Provincial Police currently provides law enforcement services in the community, through a satellite station in Listowel.[3]


Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 12,631
  • Population in 2006: 12,254
  • Population in 2001: 12,055
  • Population in 1996: 11,808

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 4792 (total dwellings: 5005)


See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "North Perth, Ontario (Code 3531040) census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-08-10. 
  2. ^ "Business Retention + Expansion Project 2007" (PDF). County of Perth. August 2007. Retrieved 2008-02-10. [dead link]
  3. ^ Ontario Provincial police: Western Region Detachment Directory
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census

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