Harris, Ontario

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Harris
Township (single-tier)
Township of Harris
Community centre in Harris
Community centre in Harris
Harris is located in Ontario
Harris
Harris
Coordinates: 47°34′N 79°34′W / 47.567°N 79.567°W / 47.567; -79.567Coordinates: 47°34′N 79°34′W / 47.567°N 79.567°W / 47.567; -79.567
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Timiskaming
Government
 • Type Township
 • Mayor Chantal Despres
 • Federal riding Nipissing—Timiskaming
 • Prov. riding Timiskaming—Cochrane
Area[1]
 • Land 50.17 km2 (19.37 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 523
 • Density 10.4/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 705

Harris is a township in the Timiskaming District in the Canadian province of Ontario.

Harris is located directly east of the city of Temiskaming Shores on the northern shore of Lake Timiskaming. The township had a population of 523 in the Canada 2011 Census. The township's main settlement is the community of Sutton Bay.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[2]

  • Population in 2011: 523 (2006 to 2011 population change: 2.1%)
  • Population in 2006: 512
  • Population in 2001: 518
  • Population in 1996: 553
  • Population in 1991: 558

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 204 (total dwellings: 214)

Mother tongue:[3]

  • English as first language: 59%
  • French as first language: 39%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 2%
Countryside in Harris with Highway 65 in the distance.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2011 Census Profile
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profile".