Municipality of the District of Lunenburg

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Lunenburg
Municipality of the District of Lunenburg
Official seal of Lunenburg
Seal
Location of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg
Location of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg
Coordinates: 44°26′00″N 64°35′57″W / 44.433333°N 64.599167°W / 44.433333; -64.599167Coordinates: 44°26′00″N 64°35′57″W / 44.433333°N 64.599167°W / 44.433333; -64.599167
Country Canada
Province Nova Scotia
CountyLunenburg
Founded1783
IncorporatedApril 17, 1879
Municipal SeatBridgewater
Government
 • TypeLunenburg Municipal Council
 • MayorCarolyn Bolivar-Getson
 • Deputy MayorClaudette Garland[1]
Area
 • Land1,759.59 km2 (679.38 sq mi)
Population
(2016)[3]
 • Total24,863
 • Change 2011-16
Decrease1.0%
 • Census ranking
173 of 4,870
Electoral districts
 • FederalSouth Shore—St. Margaret's
 • ProvincialLunenburg / Lunenburg West
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (ADT)
Dwellings13,392
Median Income*$45,088 CDN
WebsiteOfficial website
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

Lunenburg, officially named the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, is a district municipality in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Statistics Canada classifies the district municipality as a municipal district.

Lunenburg surrounds the towns of Bridgewater, Lunenberg, and Mahone Bay, which are incorporated separately and not part of the district municipality.

Demographics[edit]

In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg recorded a population of 24,863 living in 11,010 of its 14,038 total private dwellings, a change of −1% from its 2011 population of 25,118. With a land area of 1,759.59 km2 (679.38 sq mi), it had a population density of 14.1/km2 (36.6/sq mi) in 2016.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meet the Council". Municipality of the District of Lunenburg. Retrieved July 18, 2017.
  2. ^ 2011 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Lunenburg Municipal District, Nova Scotia
  3. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data (Nova Scotia)". Statistics Canada. February 8, 2017. Retrieved February 12, 2017.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  5. ^ 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Lunenburg Municipal District, Nova Scotia

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