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 Crane
 • Federal ridingNorthumberland—Quinte West
 • Prov. ridingNorthumberland—Quinte West
Area
 • Land256.12 km2 (98.89 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total10,702
 • Density41.8/km2 (108/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
2011 2006
Population: 10,702 (-2.5% from 2006) 10,972 (1.7% from 2001)
Land area: 256.12 km2 (98.89 sq mi) 256.11 km2 (98.88 sq mi)
Population density: 41.8/km2 (108/sq mi) 42.8/km2 (111/sq mi)
Median age: 42.9 (M: 42.9, F: 42.9)
Total private dwellings: 4377 4499
Median household income: $73,002
References: 2011[1] 2006[2] earlier[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 "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-03-15.
  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.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  5. ^ Statistics Canada 2006 Census - Hamilton community profile Retrieved 2016-03-27

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