Huron County, Ontario

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Huron County
County (upper-tier)
County of Huron
Entering Huron County on Highway 21
Entering Huron County on Highway 21
Huron County's location in relation to Ontario
Huron County's location in relation to Ontario
Coordinates: 43°40′N 81°24′W / 43.667°N 81.400°W / 43.667; -81.400Coordinates: 43°40′N 81°24′W / 43.667°N 81.400°W / 43.667; -81.400
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County seat Goderich
 • Land 3,399.63 km2 (1,312.60 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 59,100
 • Density 17.4/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code span N0G, N0M, N7A

Huron County is a county of the province of Ontario, Canada. It is located on the southeast shore of its namesake, Lake Huron, in the southwest part of the province. The county seat is Goderich, also the county's largest settlement.




The boundaries of the county's municipalities have been in effect since 2001, after the provincial government imposed mergers throughout the province.


Huron County comprises a single Statistics Canada census division.

Historic populations:[4]

  • Population in 2001: 59,701
  • Population in 1996: 60,220


Former communities/ghost towns[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Huron County census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-03-26. 
  2. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-03-26. 
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-26. 
  4. ^ a b "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-26. 

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