Seguin, Ontario

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Seguin
Township
Gordon Bay on Lake Joseph
Gordon Bay on Lake Joseph
Seguin is located in Ontario
Seguin
Seguin
Coordinates: 45°17′18″N 79°48′42″W / 45.288203°N 79.811561°W / 45.288203; -79.811561Coordinates: 45°17′18″N 79°48′42″W / 45.288203°N 79.811561°W / 45.288203; -79.811561
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Parry Sound
Incorporated January 1, 1998
Government
 • Type Township
 • Mayor David Conn
 • Federal riding Parry Sound—Muskoka
 • Prov. riding Parry Sound—Muskoka
Area[1]
 • Land 595.42 km2 (229.89 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,988
 • Density 6.7/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 705
Website www.seguin.ca

Seguin is a township in central Ontario, Canada, in the District of Parry Sound.

History[edit]

The Township of Seguin was created by Minister's Order, dated May 8, 1997. Pursuant to this Order, the Township of Seguin became a newly incorporated municipality, effective January 1, 1998.

The Township of Seguin is the amalgamated municipality of the former Townships of Christie, Foley and Humphrey, and the Village of Rosseau as well as an annexation of the western portion of the unorganized Township of Monteith.

The township[edit]

The Township of Seguin is the most southerly municipality in the District of Parry Sound. It is also the first municipality in Northern Ontario in the Highways 69 and 400 corridor.

The township includes the communities of Black Road, Brignall, Dockmure, Dock Siding, Falding, Gordon Bay, Haines Lake, Hamer Bay, Hayes Corners, Holmur, Horseshoe Lake, Humphrey, Lake Joseph, Orrville, Otter Lake, Port Cockburn, Rose Point, Rosseau, Rosseau Road, Seguin Falls, South Parry, Stanley House, Swords and Turtle Lake.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 Statistics Canada Census:[1]

  • Population: 3,988
  • % Change (2001-2006): -6.7%
  • Dwellings: 4,348
  • Area (km²): 595.42
  • Density (persons per km²): 6.7

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