Limerick, Ontario

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Limerick
Township (lower-tier)
Township of Limerick
Community centre
Community centre
Official logo of Limerick
Logo
Limerick is located in Southern Ontario
Limerick
Limerick
Coordinates: 44°54′N 77°40′W / 44.900°N 77.667°W / 44.900; -77.667Coordinates: 44°54′N 77°40′W / 44.900°N 77.667°W / 44.900; -77.667
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Hastings
Incorporated 1887
Government
 • Type Township
 • Reeve Sharon Carson
 • Federal riding Hastings—Lennox and Addington
 • Prov. riding Prince Edward—Hastings
Area[1]
 • Land 205.68 km2 (79.41 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 352
 • Density 1.7/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code K0L
Area code(s) 613 and 343
Website www.township.limerick.
on.ca

Limerick is a small township in Hastings County, Ontario, Canada, near Limerick Lake. It is located 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of Belleville between Madoc and Bancroft and served by Ontario Highway 62 and County Road 620. The Township is bordered by the Town of Bancroft, Township of Wollaston and the joined Townships of Tudor and Cashel. The township is heavily forested, as is the shoreline of the Limerick Lake, the main industry in the township being forestry and logging. The population of Limerick Township is approx. 300 full-year residents, and another 1000 seasonal residents.

It was named after the city of Limerick in Ireland.

Settlements[edit]

Old school house in Ormsby
Country store in Ormsby

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Limerick, Ontario community profile
2011 2006
Population: 352 (-3.3% from 2006) 364 (0.6% from 2001)
Land area: 205.68 km2 (79.41 sq mi) 200.59 km2 (77.45 sq mi)
Population density: 1.7/km2 (4.4/sq mi) 1.8/km2 (4.7/sq mi)
Median age: 51.6 (M: 51.2, F: 52.2)
Total private dwellings: 427 565
Median household income: $27,333
References: 2011[1] 2006[2] earlier[3]

Population trend:

  • Population in 2011: 352[1]
  • Population in 2006: 364[2]
  • Population in 2001: 362[3]
  • Population in 1996: 396[3]
  • Population in 1991: 347[4]

First Official Language Spoken:[1]

  • English as first language: 100%
  • French as first language: 0%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 0%


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Limerick census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-03-01.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  2. ^ a b "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-01.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2006" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  3. ^ a b c "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2001" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  4. ^ Statistics Canada (1992). Profile of census divisions and subdivision in Ontario. Part A. Supply and Services Canada. p. 141. ISBN 0-660-57210-9. 

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