Hamilton, Ontario (township)

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This article is about the rural township named Hamilton in Northumberland County. It is not to be confused with Hamilton, Ontario.
Hamilton
Township (lower-tier)
Township of Hamilton
Countryside near Baltimore
Countryside near Baltimore
Motto: 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
County Northumberland
Settled 1791
Incorporated 1850
Government
 • Type Township
 • Mayor Mark Lovshin
 • Federal riding Northumberland—Quinte West
 • Prov. riding Northumberland—Quinte West
Area[1]
 • Land 256.12 km2 (98.89 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 10,702
 • Density 41.8/km2 (108/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 905, 289 and 365
Website www.hamiltontownship.ca
Harwood Station, c. 1900

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
2011 2006 2001
Population: 10,702 (-2.5% from 2006) 10,972 (1.7% from 2001) 10,785 (8.0% from 1996)
Land area: 256.12 km2 (98.89 sq mi) 256.11 km2 (98.88 sq mi) 256.04 km2 (98.86 sq mi)
Population density: 41.8/km2 (108/sq mi) 42.8/km2 (111/sq mi) 42.1/km2 (109/sq mi)
Median age: 42.9 (M: 42.9, F: 42.9) 39.6 (M: 39.8, F: 39.4)
Total private dwellings: 4377 4499 4017
Median household income: $73,002 $59,566
References: 2011[1] 2006[2] 2001[3]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 10,702
  • Population in 2006: 10,972
  • Population in 2001: 10,785
  • Population in 1996: 10,140 (or 9,982 when adjusted for 2001 boundaries)
  • Population in 1991: 9,616

Mother tongue:[5]

  • 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 "Hamilton census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  3. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-15. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  5. ^ Statistics Canada 2006 Census - Hamilton community profile Retrieved 2016-03-27

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