Champlain, Ontario

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For homonymy, see Champlain.
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Township (lower-tier)
Township of Champlain
Canton de Champlain
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Location within Prescott and Russell
Location within Prescott and Russell
Champlain is located in Southern Ontario
Location within southern Ontario
Coordinates: 45°32′N 74°39′W / 45.533°N 74.650°W / 45.533; -74.650Coordinates: 45°32′N 74°39′W / 45.533°N 74.650°W / 45.533; -74.650
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Prescott and Russell
Formed January 1, 1998
 • Mayor Gary J. Barton
 • Federal riding Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
 • Prov. riding Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
 • Land 207.24 km2 (80.02 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 8,573
 • Density 41.4/km2 (107/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code FSA K0B
Area code(s) 807

Champlain is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada, in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell on the Ottawa River. It was formed on January 1, 1998, through the amalgamation of Hawkesbury West Township, Longueuil Township, Town of Vankleek Hill, and the Village of L'Orignal.


The township comprises the communities of Aberdeen, Cassburn, Green Lane, Happy Hollow, Henrys Corners, L'Ange-Gardien, L'Orignal, Pleasant Corners, Ritchance, Riviera Estate, Sandy Hill, Springhill, Vankleek Hill, Vankleek Hill Station and Village Lanthier.


Population trend:[1][5][6]

  • Population in 2011: 8573
  • Population in 2006: 8683
  • Population in 2001: 8591 (or 8586 when adjusted to 2006 boundaries)
  • Population in 1996: 8375 (adjusted to 2001 boundaries)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Champlain census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  2. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  5. ^ Cite error: The named reference cp2006 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  6. ^ Cite error: The named reference cp2001 was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

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