West Perth, Ontario

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This article is about the township in Perth County, Ontario. For the similarly named town in Lanark County, see Perth, Ontario.
West Perth
Township
West Perth is located in Ontario
West Perth
West Perth
Coordinates: 43°28′N 81°12′W / 43.467°N 81.200°W / 43.467; -81.200Coordinates: 43°28′N 81°12′W / 43.467°N 81.200°W / 43.467; -81.200
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Perth
Formed January 1, 1998
Government
 • Mayor Walter McKenzie
 • Federal riding Perth—Wellington
 • Prov. riding Perth—Wellington
Area[1]
 • Land 579.42 km2 (223.72 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 8,919
 • Density 15.4/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code N0K
Area code(s) 519 and 226
Website www.westperth.com

West Perth is a municipality in Ontario, Canada, situated in Western Perth County, just west of the city of Stratford. The former town of Mitchell and townships of Logan, Hibbert, and Fullarton all amalgamated into one large municipality on January 1, 1998. Municipal offices, administration, and services are based in Mitchell.

Communities[edit]

Mitchell is the largest community within the municipality. Smaller communities include Bornholm, Brodhagen, Dublin, Fullarton, Russeldale, St. Columban and Staffa.

Demographics[edit]

As of the Canada 2011 Census, the population of West Perth is 8,919 over a land area of 579.42 km2. There were 3257 private dwellings occupied by usual residents, out of a total of 3400 dwellings.[1]

Population trend:[2]

  • Population in 2011: 8919
  • Population in 2006: 8839
  • Population in 2001: 9129
  • Population in 1996: 8907

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "West Perth, Ontario (Code 3531025) census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-08-10. 
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census

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