Papineau-Cameron, Ontario

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Township of Papineau-Cameron
Papineau-Cameron ON.jpg
Coordinates: 46°18′N 78°44′W / 46.300°N 78.733°W / 46.300; -78.733Coordinates: 46°18′N 78°44′W / 46.300°N 78.733°W / 46.300; -78.733
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Nipissing
Government
 • Type Township
 • Mayor Robert Corriveau
Area
 • Land 566.74 km2 (218.82 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 978
 • Density 1.7/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code P0H 1V0
Area code(s) 705
Website www.papineaucameron.ca

Papineau-Cameron is a municipal township in northeastern Ontario, Canada, in Nipissing District. The township is located on the south side of the Mattawa and Ottawa Rivers along Highway 17.

In 2007, Papineau-Cameron, along with the town of Mattawa and the townships of Bonfield, Mattawan and Calvin cooperated to create a newly branded Mattawa Voyageur Country tourist region in order to promote the area.[2]

Communities[edit]

The township includes the communities of Klock, Morel, and Rankin.

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census:[3]

  • Population: 978
    • Change (2001-2006): -7.6 %
  • Dwellings: 439
  • Area (km²): 566.74
  • Density (persons per km²): 1.7
Municipal building of Papineau-Cameron

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census Profile". 
  2. ^ Adams, K. "Mattawa sports a new look", Baytoday.ca, July 17, 2007. Accessed March 28, 2008.
  3. ^ "2011 Census Profile".