Enniskillen, Ontario

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Enniskillen
Township of Enniskillen
Oil City
Oil City
Enniskillen is located in Southern Ontario
Enniskillen
Enniskillen
Coordinates: 42°49′N 82°7.5′W / 42.817°N 82.1250°W / 42.817; -82.1250Coordinates: 42°49′N 82°7.5′W / 42.817°N 82.1250°W / 42.817; -82.1250
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyLambton
Settled1830s
Incorporated1855
Government
 • MayorKevin Marriott
 • Federal ridingSarnia—Lambton
 • Prov. ridingSarnia—Lambton
Area
 • Land338.18 km2 (130.57 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total2,930
 • Density8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code FSA
N0N
Area code(s)519 and 226
Websitewww.enniskillen.ca

Enniskillen is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, within Lambton County. It is located at the intersection of Highway 21 (Oil Heritage Road) and Rokeby Line. The economy of the township is based on agriculture. It was named after Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole’s father who was the Earl of Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.

Communities[edit]

The township comprises the communities of Oil City, Glen Rae and Marthaville, and surrounds but does not include the independent municipalities of Petrolia and Oil Springs.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Enniskillen, Ontario community profile
2011 2006
Population: 2930 (-6.1% from 2006) 3122 (-4.2% from 2001)
Land area: 338.18 km2 (130.57 sq mi) 338.18 km2 (130.57 sq mi)
Population density: 8.7/km2 (23/sq mi) 9.2/km2 (24/sq mi)
Median age: 42.6 (M: 41.2, F: 43.4)
Total private dwellings: 1124 1123
Median household income: $67,778
References: 2011[2] 2006[3] earlier[4]

Population trend:[5]

  • Population in 2011: 2930
  • Population in 2006: 3122
  • Population in 2001: 3259
  • Population in 1996: 3288
  • Population in 1991: 3167

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Enniskillen census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-09.
  2. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-09.
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-22.
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census