Lanark Highlands

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Lanark Highlands
Township (lower-tier)
Township of Lanark Highlands
Municipal office in Lanark
Municipal office in Lanark
Lanark Highlands is located in Southern Ontario
Lanark Highlands
Lanark Highlands
Coordinates: 45°04′N 76°29′W / 45.067°N 76.483°W / 45.067; -76.483Coordinates: 45°04′N 76°29′W / 45.067°N 76.483°W / 45.067; -76.483
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Lanark
Incorporated July 1, 1997
Government
 • Type Township
 • Mayor Brian Stewart
 • Governing Body Lanark Highlands Township Council
 • MP Scott Reid (CPC)
 • MPP Randy Hillier (OPC)
Area[1]
 • Land 1,048.19 km2 (404.71 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 5,128
 • Density 4.9/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code K0G 1K0
Area code(s) 613
Website www.lanarkhighlands.ca

Lanark Highlands is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada in Lanark County. The township administrative offices are located in the village of Lanark.

History[edit]

The current township was incorporated on July 1, 1997 by amalgamating the former townships of Darling, Lanark, and the previously combined township Lavant, Dalhousie and North Sherbrooke with the village of Lanark.

Communities[edit]

The township comprises the communities of Arklan, Boyds, Brightside, Bullock, California, Cedardale, Clyde Forks, Clydesville, Dalhousie Lake, Elphin, Flower Station, Folger, French Line, Halls Mills, Halpenny, Hood, Hopetown, Joes Lake, Lammermoor, Lanark, Lavant, Lavant Station, Lloyd, Marble Bluff, McDonalds Corners, Middleville, Pine Grove, Poland, Quinn Settlement, Rosetta, Tatlock, Watsons Corners, and White, as well as the ghost town of Herrons Mills.


Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Lanark Highlands community profile
2011 2006
Population: 5128 (-1.0% from 2006) 5180 (8.0% from 2001)
Land area: 1,048.19 km2 (404.71 sq mi) 1,033.30 km2 (398.96 sq mi)
Population density: 4.9/km2 (13/sq mi) 5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)
Median age: 45.6 (M: 45.4, F: 45.9)
Total private dwellings: 3182 3036
Median household income: $52,974
References: 2011[2] 2006[3] earlier[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lanark Highlands census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  2. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 

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