Limoges, Ontario

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Limoges
Unincorporated place / Community
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Limoges is located in Canada
Limoges
Limoges
Limoges is located in Ontario
Limoges
Limoges
Coordinates: 45°20′N 75°15′W / 45.333°N 75.250°W / 45.333; -75.250Coordinates: 45°20′N 75°15′W / 45.333°N 75.250°W / 45.333; -75.250
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Eastern Ontario
Township The Nation, Russell
Area
 • Land 1.22 km2 (0.47 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 2,048
 • Density 1,672.8/km2 (4,333/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Forward sortation area K0A
Area code(s) 613
GNBC Code FBXRS[1]

Limoges, Ontario is a small community (population in 2016: 2048[2]) in The United Counties of Prescott and Russell approximately 35 kilometres (22 mi) east of Ottawa. The east and north sides of the community are located in the township of The Nation, while the west side of the community is located in the township of Russell.

The community has seen a population growth of 18.9% over its population in 2011.[2]

Transportation[edit]

Limoges is north of Exit 79 on Trans-Canada Highway 417. The village is situated between the towns of Casselman and Embrun and close to Larose Forest. Many parking lots to access the forest can be reached by driving through Limoges.

Economy[edit]

Limoges is home to Calypso Park, Canada’s largest theme waterpark, Oasis Mini Golf, and Kittawa, a popular camping site.

Limoges now has a medical hub with a dentist office, pharmacy, Centre de santé communautaire de l'Estrie, and a large medical clinic with various doctors and specialist.

Recreation[edit]

A new sports dome is currently being planned. This will include soccer, indoor floor hockey, and various other sports. A new community centre will be connected to the dome. Construction is slated to start shortly.

Newly constructed in 2016, Limoges Tot Lot is the first park in The Nation Municipality that is accessible for all children. The soft tile rubber surface, made from recycled tires, is a soft and safe play surface.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Limoges". Natural Resources Canada. 2017-10-02. 
  2. ^ a b "Census Profile". 2016 Census. Statistics Canada. 

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