Lennox and Addington County

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Lennox and Addington County
County (upper-tier)
County of Lennox and Addington
Location of Lennox and Addington County
Location of Lennox and Addington County
Coordinates: 44°40′N 77°10′W / 44.667°N 77.167°W / 44.667; -77.167Coordinates: 44°40′N 77°10′W / 44.667°N 77.167°W / 44.667; -77.167
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County seat Greater Napanee
 • Land 2,841.10 km2 (1,096.95 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 41,824
 • Density 14.7/km2 (38/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Website www.lennox-addington.on.ca/

Lennox and Addington County is a county and census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. The county seat is Greater Napanee. It is located in the subregion of Southern Ontario named Eastern Ontario.

The two original counties of Lennox and Addington, joined together in 1860, had been named after Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond and Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth, respectively. Unlike most county mergers in the 19th century, Lennox and Addington, which had been split off from the former Midland District in 1849, became a full amalgamation of the two counties into a single government. Other mergers still retained separate records for each of the joined counties, and were therefore known as United Counties.

Around the middle of the 19th century, the Addington Road was built by the province to encourage settlement in the northern sections of the county.


It includes the following municipalities:


Canada census – Lennox and Addington County community profile
2011 2006
Population: 41,824 (3.2% from 2006) 40,542 (2.7% from 2001)
Land area: 2,841.10 km2 (1,096.95 sq mi) 2,776.48 km2 (1,072.00 sq mi)
Population density: 14.7/km2 (38/sq mi) 14.6/km2 (38/sq mi)
Median age: 43.3 (M: 42.8, F: 43.8)
Total private dwellings: 18,295 17,981
Median household income:
References: 2011[1] 2006[2] earlier[3]

Historic populations:[3]

  • Population in 2001: 39,461
  • Population in 1996: 39,203

Notable inhabitants[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Lennox and Addington County 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. ^ a b "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 

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