Factory Island 1

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Factory Island 1
Factory Island Indian Reserve No. 1
Skyline of Factory Island 1
Factory Island 1 is located in Ontario
Factory Island 1
Factory Island 1
Coordinates: 51°16′N 80°36′W / 51.267°N 80.600°W / 51.267; -80.600Coordinates: 51°16′N 80°36′W / 51.267°N 80.600°W / 51.267; -80.600
Country Canada
Province Ontario
DistrictCochrane
First NationMoose Cree
Area
 • Land3.08 km2 (1.19 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total1,414
 • Density459.3/km2 (1,190/sq mi)
Websitewww.moosecree.com

Geography[edit]

Factory Island 1 is a Cree First Nations reserve on Moose Factory Island in northern Ontario. It is one of two reserves for the Moose Cree First Nation.

Land Use[edit]

The northern two-thirds of the island comprises this reserve or land north of Museum Street. Most residential, the reserve is home to a Northern Store, Cree Interpretative Centre and Treeline Diner. Key government services, including hospital, are located in the southern part of the island under the Unorganized North Cochrane District.

Half of the reserve, namely the north end is tree covered land.

Transportation[edit]

Gravel road are used for vehicles within town. There no bridges, but an ice road is available during the winter season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Factory Island 1 census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 27 May 2015.