Bluewater, Ontario

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Bluewater
Municipality of Bluewater
Bayfield River enters Lake Huron.jpg
Bluewater is located in Southern Ontario
Bluewater
Bluewater
Coordinates: 43°27′N 81°36′W / 43.450°N 81.600°W / 43.450; -81.600Coordinates: 43°27′N 81°36′W / 43.450°N 81.600°W / 43.450; -81.600
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyHuron
Formed2001
Government
 • MayorPaul Klopp
 • Federal ridingHuron—Bruce
 • Prov. ridingHuron—Bruce
Area
 • Land416.99 km2 (161.00 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total7,044
 • Density16.9/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
N0M
Area code(s)519 and 226
Websitewww.municipalityofbluewater.ca

Bluewater is a municipality located in Huron County, Ontario, which is part of Southwestern Ontario, Ontario, Canada.

History[edit]

Bluewater was formed in 2001 when the Government of Ontario amalgamated the former townships of Hay and Stanley with the villages of Bayfield, Hensall and Zurich.

Geography[edit]

Bluewater's western boundary is Lake Huron. Its northern boundary is the Bayfield River between Lake Huron and Clinton. Highway 4 is the eastern boundary, while Huron Road 83 and the Exeter urban boundary (in South Huron) form the southern boundary.

Communities[edit]

Bluewater includes the following communities:

  • Hay Township: Blake (shared with Stanley Township), Dashwood, Hensall, St. Joseph, Zurich, Hay, Hills Green, Johnson's Mills, Rodgerville, Sarepta
  • Stanley Township: Bayfield, Brucefield, Kippen (shared with Hay Township), Vanastra (shared with Huron East), Varna; Bannockburn, Dinsley Terrace, Drysdale, Goshen

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[2]

  • Population in 2011: 7044
  • Population in 2006: 7120
  • Population in 2001: 6919
  • Population total in 1996: 6874
    • Bayfield (village): 833
    • Hay (township): 2254
    • Hensall (village): 1187
    • Stanley (township): 1714
    • Zurich (village): 886
  • Population in 1991:
    • Bayfield (village): 813
    • Hay (township): 2182
    • Hensall (village): 1238
    • Stanley (township): 1546
    • Zurich (village): 860

Notable persons[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bluewater, Ontario (Code 3540010) census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-08-10.
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  3. ^ a b "Brothers Cal and Ryan O'Reilly get set for NHL season in Nashville, Denver". Huron Expositor, Seaforth, Ontario. Retrieved 2010-03-08.

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