Wards of the City of Ottawa

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Map of Ottawa's Wards.

In the City of Ottawa, Canada a ward is an electoral district within a municipality used in local politics. Wards are named after neighbourhoods, thoroughfares, parishes, landmarks, geographical features and in some cases historical figures connected to the area, and numbered. There are 23 wards in Ottawa.

Current wards[edit]

# Name Population (2011)[1] Area (km2) Named for
1 Orléans Ward 47,670 25.5 Orleans
2 Innes Ward 38,310 31.1 Innes Road
3 Barrhaven Ward 46,475 26.1 Barrhaven
4 Kanata North Ward 34,470 24.2 Kanata
5 West Carleton-March Ward 23,055 763 West Carleton Twp. & March Twp.
6 Stittsville Ward 26,455 16.3 Stittsville
7 Bay Ward 43,935 64.2 Britannia, Crystal, Graham & Shirleys Bay
8 College Ward 50,795 46.2 Algonquin College
9 Knoxdale-Merivale Ward 38,380 47.5 Knoxdale Road and Merivale Road
10 Gloucester-Southgate Ward 47,860 67.2 Gloucester and Ottawa South
11 Beacon Hill-Cyrville Ward 33,155 41.2 Beacon Hill and Cryville Road
12 Rideau-Vanier Ward 31,105 7.9 Rideau River and Vanier
13 Rideau-Rockcliffe Ward 37,075 19.8 Rideau River and Rockcliffe Park
14 Somerset Ward 35,110 6.5 Somerset Street
15 Kitchissippi Ward 37,920 15.1 Kitchissippi Lookout
16 River Ward 45,795 23.3 Rideau River
17 Capital Ward 34,490 9.9 Capital of Canada
18 Alta Vista Ward 44,050 20.3 Alta Vista Drive
19 Cumberland Ward 43,375 383 Cumberland
20 Osgoode Ward 24,445 459 Osgoode Twp.
21 Rideau-Goulbourn Ward 24,530 744 Rideau Twp. & Goulbourn Twp.
22 Gloucester-South Nepean Ward 41,620 37.6 Gloucester & Nepean
23 Kanata South Ward 43,315 16.5 Kanata

Former wards[edit]

Name Created Abolished Neighbourhoods
Alta Vista-Canterbury Ward 1994 2000 Alta Vista, Heron Gate, Sheffield Glen, Riverview
Baseline Ward 1994 (RC) 2006 City View, Centrepointe, Redwood, Bel-Air, Leslie Park, Briargreen
Bell-South Nepean Ward 1994 (RC) 2006 Bells Corners, Barrhaven
Billings Ward 1980 1994 Heron Park, Heron Gate, Greenboro, South Keys
Britannia Ward 1972 1994 Britannia, Lincoln Heights, Woodroffe North
Britannia-Richmond Ward 1994 2000 Britannia, Lincoln Heights, Woodroffe North, Highland Park, Carlingwood
Bruyère-Strathcona Ward 1994 2000 Sandy Hill, ByWard Market, Lower Town
By Ward 1855 1972 ByWard Market, Lower Town
By-Rideau Ward 1980 1994 Lower Town, ByWard Market, New Edinburgh, Manor Park
By-St. George's Ward 1972 1980 Sandy Hill, Lower Town, ByWard Market
Canterbury Ward 1980 1994 Elmvale Acres, Sheffield Glen, Urbandale Acres, Hawthorne Meadows, Hunt Club Park
Carleton Ward 1950 2000 Redwood, Kenson Park, Bel-Air, Queensway, Britannia
Central Ward  ? 1952 East Downtown Ottawa
Dalhousie Ward 1888 1994 Centretown West
Elmdale Ward 1929 1952 Civic Hospital, Hintonburg
Elmdale-Victoria Ward 1952 1980 Island Park, Carleton Heights
Gloucester Ward 1950 1980 Alta Vista, Heron Gate, Ellwood, Hunt Club
Goulbourn Ward 2000 2006 Goulbourn
Kanata Ward 1994 (RC) 2006 Kanata
Mooney's Bay Ward 1994 2000 Riverside Park, Carleton Heights, Hunt Club, Carlington
Ottawa Ward 1855 1952 Lower Town
Overbrook-Forbes Ward 1980 1994 Overbrook, Forbes, Carson Grove, Viscount Alexander Park
Queensboro Ward 1956 1994 Westboro, Carlington
Richmond Ward 1980 1994 Highland Park, Woodroffe North, Carlingwood
Rideau Ward 1887 1980 New Edinburgh, Overbrook, Forbes
Rideau Ward (II) 2000 2006 Rideau Twp.
Riverdale Ward 1929 1952 Old Ottawa South, Old Ottawa East
Riverside Ward 1980 1994 Riverside Park, Carleton Heights, Hunt Club
Southgate Ward 1994 2000 South Keys, Greenboro, Hunt Club Park
St. George's Ward 1855 1972 Sandy Hill, Old Ottawa East (also 1980 to 1994)
Victoria Ward 1855 1952 LeBreton Flats, Mechanicsville
Wellington Ward 1855 1994 Centretown, Downtown
West Carleton Ward 2000 2006 West Carleton

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Census Data By Ward - Detailed Table". City of Ottawa. Retrieved 3 January 2014.