Central Manitoulin

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Central Manitoulin
Township (single-tier)
Municipality of Central Manitoulin
Countryside near Spring Bay
Countryside near Spring Bay
Central Manitoulin is located in Southern Ontario
Central Manitoulin
Central Manitoulin
Coordinates: 45°43′N 82°12′W / 45.717°N 82.200°W / 45.717; -82.200Coordinates: 45°43′N 82°12′W / 45.717°N 82.200°W / 45.717; -82.200
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Manitoulin
 • Reeve Richard Stephens
 • Federal riding Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing
 • Prov. riding Algoma—Manitoulin
 • Land 431.53 km2 (166.61 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,958
 • Density 4.5/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code FSA P0P
Area code(s) 705
Website www.centralmanitoulin.ca

Central Manitoulin is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario. It is located on Manitoulin Island and in Manitoulin District.

The primary community and administrative centre of the township is Mindemoya. Smaller communities include Big Lake, Britainville, Dryden's Corner, Gibraltar, Grimsthorpe, Long Bay, Monument Corner, Old Spring Bay, Perivale, Providence Bay, Sandfield and Spring Bay.

Notable locations[edit]

Ontario has had a few historical claimants, by towns, for housing the province's smallest jail. The main three being: Tweed, Creemore and Coboconk. However, old jailhouses in Providence Bay, Port Dalhousie, Rodney, and ghost town Berens River have proven to be even smaller. The jailhouse in Providence Bay is now a cabin for tourists to stay at.

Providence Bay


Canada census – Central Manitoulin community profile
2011 2006
Population: 1958 (0.7% from 2006) 1944 (1.9% from 2001)
Land area: 431.53 km2 (166.61 sq mi) 431.53 km2 (166.61 sq mi)
Population density: 4.5/km2 (12/sq mi) 4.5/km2 (12/sq mi)
Median age: 51.4 (M: 51.6, F: 51.2)
Total private dwellings: 1541 1552
Median household income: $47,148
References: 2011[2] 2006[3] earlier[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Central Manitoulin census profile". 2011 Census of population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-22. 
  2. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-22. 
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-22. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 

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