Ryerson, Ontario

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For the unincorporated place in the Unorganized North Part of Algoma District, see Ryerson (Algoma), Ontario.
Ryerson
Township (single-tier)
Township of Ryerson
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Ryerson is located in Ontario
Ryerson
Ryerson
Coordinates: 45°35′13″N 79°30′40″W / 45.58694°N 79.51111°W / 45.58694; -79.51111Coordinates: 45°35′13″N 79°30′40″W / 45.58694°N 79.51111°W / 45.58694; -79.51111
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Parry Sound
Settled 1870s
Incorporated 1880
Government
 • Type Township
 • Reeve Glenn Miller
 • Federal riding Parry Sound—Muskoka
 • Prov. riding Parry Sound—Muskoka
Area[1]
 • Land 188.07 km2 (72.61 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 634
 • Density 3.4/km2 (9/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code P0A
Area code(s) 705
Website www.ryersontownship.ca

Ryerson is an incorporated township in the Almaguin Highlands region of Parry Sound District in northeastern Ontario, Canada. It had a population of 634 in the 2011 Canadian census. It was named after Egerton Ryerson, the Chief Superintendent of Education for Ontario from 1844 to 1876.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[2]

  • Population in 2011: 634 (2006 to 2011 population change: -7.6 %)
  • Population in 2006: 686
  • Population in 2001: 632
  • Population in 1996: 676
  • Population in 1991: 625

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 280 (total dwellings: 530)

Mother tongue:[3]

  • English as first language: 94.9%
  • French as first language: 1.5%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 3.6%

Communities[edit]

  • Doe Lake
  • Midlothian
  • Rockwynn
  • Starratt
  • Wisemans Corners
Municipal office

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Ryerson Census Profile
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  3. ^ "2006 Ryerson community profile". 

External links[edit]