Morley, Ontario

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Morley
Township (single-tier)
Township of Morley
Stratton
Stratton
Morley is located in Ontario
Morley
Morley
Coordinates: 48°50′N 94°10′W / 48.833°N 94.167°W / 48.833; -94.167Coordinates: 48°50′N 94°10′W / 48.833°N 94.167°W / 48.833; -94.167
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Rainy River
Settled 1880s
Incorporated 1903
Government
 • Reeve George Heyens
 • Federal riding Thunder Bay—Rainy River
 • Prov. riding Kenora—Rainy River
Area[1]
 • Land 375.61 km2 (145.02 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 474
 • Density 1.3/km2 (3/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal Code FSA P0W 1N0
Area code(s) 807
Website www.townshipofmorley.ca

Morley is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, located within the Rainy River District. The township had a population of 474 in the Canada 2011 Census. Named after John Morley, it was formed in 1903 when the townships of Morley and Pattullo, as well as the village of Stratton, were amalgamated.[2]

In 2004, the Township of Morley was greatly expanded through the addition of the geographic townships of Sifton and Dewart, that were previously part of Unorganized Rainy River District.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[5]

  • Population in 2006: 492
  • Population in 2001: 447 (or 526 when adjusted to 2006 boundaries)
  • Population in 1996: 478
  • Population in 1991: 435

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Morley census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-03-30. 
  2. ^ a b "The Full History". The Corporation of the Township of Morley. Retrieved 2011-05-04. 
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-05-04. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2011-05-04. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census