Unorganized North East Parry Sound District

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Unorganized North East Parry Sound District
Unorganized area
Parry Sound, Unorganized, North East Part
Unorganized North East Parry Sound is located in Southern Ontario
Unorganized North East Parry Sound
Unorganized North East Parry Sound
Location of Unorganized North East Parry Sound in Ontario
Coordinates: 45°55′N 79°18′W / 45.917°N 79.300°W / 45.917; -79.300Coordinates: 45°55′N 79°18′W / 45.917°N 79.300°W / 45.917; -79.300[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Parry Sound
Area[2]
 • Total 183.27 km2 (70.76 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 217
 • Density 1.2/km2 (3.1/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern Time Zone (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern Time Zone (UTC-4)

Unorganized North East Parry Sound District is an unorganized area in Parry Sound District in Central Ontario, Canada.[1][3] It is served by the local services board of Laurier[4] and is part of the Almaguin Highlands region.[5] The region had a population of 217 in the Canada 2011 Census, and a land area of 183.27 square kilometres.[2]

Etymology[edit]

The geographic township of Laurier in Parry Sound District was named in 1878 for Wilfrid (later Sir Wilfrid) Laurier (1841-1919), then minister of inland revenue in Alexander Mackenzie's government and later Prime Minister of Canada, 1896-1911.[6]

Transportation[edit]

The Canadian National Railway transcontinental main line and Ontario Highway 11 travel a roughly parallel course from the middle of the western edge to the centre of the northern edge of the township.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Laurier". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2013-02-25. 
  2. ^ a b c "2011 Census Profile". 
  3. ^ "Laurier" (PDF). Geology Ontario - Historic Claim Maps. Ontario Ministry of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry. Retrieved 2013-03-04. 
  4. ^ Local Services Boards, R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 737. Canadian Legal Information Institute.
  5. ^ GeoSearch 2006
  6. ^ Rayburn, Alan (1997). Place Names of Ontario. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. p. 190. ISBN 0-8020-7207-0. OCLC 36342881. 

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