Rainy River District
|Rainy River District|
|— District —|
|• MPs||John Rafferty (NDP)|
|• MPPs||Bill Mauro (OLP), Sarah Campbell (NDP)|
|• Land||15,484.83 km2 (5,978.73 sq mi)|
|Elevation||328 m (1,076 ft)|
|• Density||1.3/km2 (3/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Postal code span||P0W, P9A|
|Largest communities ||Fort Frances (7,952)
Rainy River District is a district and census division in Northwestern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. It was created in 1885. It is the only division in Ontario that lies completely in the Central time zone. Its seat is Fort Frances. It is known for its fishing and its location on the USA border opposite International Falls, Minnesota and Baudette, Minnesota.
In 2011, the population was 20,370. The land area is 15,484.83 square kilometres (5,978.73 sq mi); the population density was 1.3 per square kilometre (3.4 /sq mi).
- Town of Fort Frances
- Town of Rainy River
- Township of Alberton
- Township of Atikokan
- Township of Chapple
- Township of Dawson
- Township of Emo
- Township of La Vallee
- Township of Lake of the Woods
- Township of Morley
Unorganized area 
First Nations reserves 
- Agency 1
- Big Grassy River 35G
- Big Island Mainland 93
- Couchiching 16A
- Long Sault 12
- Manitou Rapids 11
- Neguaguon Lake 25D
- Rainy Lake
- Sabaskong Bay 35C
- Saug-a-Gaw-Sing 1
- Seine River
- Population in 2001: 22,109
- Population in 1996: 23,138
As of 2013, the Rainy River District School Board has partnered with the Seven Generations Education Institute, the Ministry of Education, and local First Nations’ communities in development of new technologies and programs for revitalization of the Ojibwe language. 
See also 
- List of Ontario Census Divisions
- Quetico Provincial Park
- Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board
- List of townships in Ontario
- "Rainy River District census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
- Toe Protection for H-pileson Sloping Bedrock at Rainy River
Page 2, "Mean river elevation is...328m"
- Compilation of Northwestern Ontario's 2011 census data
- "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. 2009-02-24. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
- "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. 2007-02-01. Retrieved 2012-03-20.
- Latter, Heather (2013-04-10). "Native language initiatives enhanced". Fort Frances Times Online. Retrieved 2013-04-14.
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