Hamilton, Ontario (township)

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Hamilton
Township of Hamilton
Countryside near Baltimore
Countryside near Baltimore
Motto(s): 
By land and water we flourish
Hamilton is located in Southern Ontario
Hamilton
Hamilton
Coordinates: 44°03′N 78°13′W / 44.050°N 78.217°W / 44.050; -78.217Coordinates: 44°03′N 78°13′W / 44.050°N 78.217°W / 44.050; -78.217
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyNorthumberland
Settled1791
Incorporated1850
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • MayorBill Cane
 • Federal ridingNorthumberland—Quinte West
 • Prov. ridingNorthumberland—Quinte West
Area
 • Land256.08 km2 (98.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total10,942
 • Density42.7/km2 (111/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)905, 289 and 365
Websitewww.hamiltontownship.ca
Harwood Station, c. 1900


Map of Rice Lake and environs

Hamilton Township is a rural township located in Northumberland County in central Ontario. It surrounds the Town of Cobourg.

The township was named after Henry Hamilton, Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec from 1782–1785.

Communities[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Hamilton, Ontario (township) community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 10,942 (+2.2% from 2011) 10,702 (-2.5% from 2006) 10,972 (+1.7% from 2001)
Land area: 256.08 km2 (98.87 sq mi) 256.12 km2 (98.89 sq mi) 256.11 km2 (98.88 sq mi)
Population density: 42.7/km2 (111/sq mi) 41.8/km2 (108/sq mi) 42.8/km2 (111/sq mi)
Median age: 49.1 (M: 49.0, F: 49.2) 42.9 (M: 42.9, F: 42.9)
Total private dwellings: 4,677 4,377 4,499
Median household income: $88,124 $73,002
References: 2016[2] 2011[3] 2006[4] earlier[5]
Hamilton Township population history
YearPop.±%
19919,616—    
199610,140+5.4%
200110,785+6.4%
200610,972+1.7%
201110,702−2.5%
201610,942+2.2%
[6][1]
1996 population would have been 9,982 using 2001 boundaries

Mother tongue:[7]

  • English as first language: 94.2%
  • French as first language: 1.0%
  • English and French as first language: 0.1%
  • Other as first language: 4.7%

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Hamilton, Township". Statistics Canada. Retrieved June 25, 2019.
  2. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-06-25.
  3. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-03-15.
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-15.
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  6. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 Census
  7. ^ Statistics Canada 2006 Census - Hamilton community profile Retrieved 2016-03-27

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