Dutton/Dunwich

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Dutton/Dunwich
Municipality (lower-tier)
Municipality of Dutton/Dunwich
Dutton/Dunwich Municipal Hall
Dutton/Dunwich Municipal Hall
Dutton/Dunwich is located in Southern Ontario
Dutton/Dunwich
Dutton/Dunwich
Location in southern Ontario
Coordinates: 42°40′N 81°30′W / 42.667°N 81.500°W / 42.667; -81.500Coordinates: 42°40′N 81°30′W / 42.667°N 81.500°W / 42.667; -81.500
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Elgin
Formed 1998
Government
 • Mayor Cameron McWilliam
 • Federal riding Elgin—Middlesex—London
 • Prov. riding Elgin—Middlesex—London
Area[1]
 • Land 294.64 km2 (113.76 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,876
 • Density 13.2/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code N0L
Area code(s) 519 and 226
Website www.duttondunwich.on.ca
Village of Dutton

Dutton/Dunwich is a municipality located in western Elgin County in Southwestern Ontario, Canada.

The municipality was formed in 1998 through an amalgamation of the Village of Dutton and former Township of Dunwich. It includes the Hamlets of Wallacetown, Duttona Beach, and the western parts of both Iona and Iona Station. It is bisected both by Highway 401 and by the rail lines of the Penn Central Railroad and the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway.[2]

Dutton/Dunwich houses a large farming community involving a variety of agricultural methods. The region is primarily made up of inhabitants of English ancestry, with minorities of Scotch, Portuguese, and Dutch heritage.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Dutton/Dunwich community profile
2011 2006
Population: 3876 (1.4% from 2006) 3821 (3.4% from 2001)
Land area: 294.64 km2 (113.76 sq mi) 294.63 km2 (113.76 sq mi)
Population density: 13.2/km2 (34/sq mi) 13.0/km2 (34/sq mi)
Median age: 43.2 (M: 42.1, F: 44.2) 40.0 (M: 39.3, F: 40.6)
Total private dwellings: 1495 1456
Median household income: $60,226
References: 2011[1] 2006[3] earlier[4]

Population trend:[5]

  • Population in 2006: 3821
  • Population in 2001: 3696
  • Population total in 1996: 3603
    • Dunwich (township): 2288
    • Dutton (village): 1315
  • Population in 1991:
    • Dunwich (township): 2318
    • Dutton (village): 1218

Education[edit]

Dunwich-Dutton Public School is located in the village of Dutton, and managed by the Thames Valley District School Board. The school was built in 1927 and was a high school, until June 1952. It became a K-8 school in January 1953, and was restructured again in September 1973, from when it has educated in K-6.[6]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-07-16. 
  2. ^ "Official Plan-Municipality of Dutton/Dunwich"
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-14. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  6. ^ "General School Description", Dunwich-Dutton P.S., retrieved 8 April 2010.

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