Cochrane District

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Cochrane District
District de Cochrane
District
Location of Cochrane District in Ontario
Location of Cochrane District in Ontario
Coordinates: 50°30′N 83°00′W / 50.500°N 83.000°W / 50.500; -83.000Coordinates: 50°30′N 83°00′W / 50.500°N 83.000°W / 50.500; -83.000
Country Canada
Province Ontario
RegionNortheastern Ontario
Created1921
SeatCochrane
Area[1]
 • Land141,270.41 km2 (54,544.81 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total79,682
 • Density0.6/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)705

Cochrane District is a district and census division in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. It was created in 1921 from parts of Timiskaming and Thunder Bay districts.

In 2016, the population was 79,682. The land area of this district is 141,270.41 square kilometres (54,544.81 sq mi),[1] making it slightly smaller than the US State of Michigan and the second largest district in Ontario after Kenora District. The district seat is Cochrane.

Bennet Lake Esker Kame Complex Conservation Reserve is located in Cochrane District.

Subdivisions[edit]

City[edit]

Name of City Population Ref.
Timmins 41,788

Towns[edit]

Name of Town Population Ref.
Cochrane 5,321
Hearst 5,500
Iroquois Falls 4,537
Kapuskasing 8,292
Moosonee 1,725
Smooth Rock Falls 1,330

Townships[edit]

Name of Township Population Ref.
Black River-Matheson 2,410
Fauquier-Strickland 530
Mattice-Val Côté 686
Moonbeam 1,231
Opasatika 214
Val Rita-Harty 817

Cree Nation reserves[edit]

Unorganized areas[edit]

Geographic Townships[edit]

This list is incomplete.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Cochrane District community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 79,682 (-1.8% from 2011) 81,122 (-1.7% from 2006) 82,503 (-3.2% from 2001)
Land area: 141,270.41 km2 (54,544.81 sq mi) 141,247.30 km2 (54,535.89 sq mi)
Population density: 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi) 0.6/km2 (1.6/sq mi)
Median age: 40.7 (M: 40.3, F: 41.1)
Total private dwellings: 37,974 37,242 37,253
Median household income:
Notes: Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves. – References: 2016[2] 2011[1] 2006[3] earlier[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-03-19.
  2. ^ a b "2016 Community Profiles". Canada 2016 Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017.
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-19.
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.