Gauthier, Ontario

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Gauthier
Township (single-tier)
Township of Gauthier
Gauthier Community Hall in Dobie
Gauthier Community Hall in Dobie
Gauthier is located in Ontario
Gauthier
Gauthier
Coordinates: 48°09′N 79°49′W / 48.150°N 79.817°W / 48.150; -79.817Coordinates: 48°09′N 79°49′W / 48.150°N 79.817°W / 48.150; -79.817
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Timiskaming
Government
 • Type Township
 • Reeve David Fraser
 • Federal riding Timmins—James Bay
 • Prov. riding Timiskaming—Cochrane
Area[1]
 • Land 88.59 km2 (34.20 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 123
 • Density 1.4/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code P0K 1B0
Area code(s) 705

Gauthier is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the Timiskaming District east of Kirkland Lake. The township had a population of 123 in the Canada 2011 Census. Its main population centre is Dobie, located just north of Highway 66.

Dobie housed the miners working the Upper Canada Mines, which produced 4,648,984 ounces of gold before closing in 1971.[2]

Actress Sara Botsford was born in Dobie.

Demographics[edit]

Population:[3]

  • Population in 2011: 123 (2006 to 2011 population change: -7.5 %)
  • Population in 2006: 133
  • Population in 2001: 128
  • Population in 1996: 152
  • Population in 1991: 149

Private dwellings, excluding seasonal cottages: 51 (total: 69)

Mother tongue:[4]

  • English as first language: 85%
  • French as first language: 7.5%
  • English and French as first language: 7.5%
  • Other as first language: 0%
Dobie

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2011 Census Profile
  2. ^ Barnes, Michael (1995). Gold in Ontario. Erin: The Boston Mills Press. p. 35. ISBN 155046146X. 
  3. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profile".