Mattawan, Ontario

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Mattawan
Township (single-tier)
Township of Mattawan
The Otto Holden Generating Station and dam across the Ottawa River.
The Otto Holden Generating Station and dam across the Ottawa River.
Mattawan is located in Ontario
Mattawan
Mattawan
Coordinates: 46°20′N 78°50′W / 46.333°N 78.833°W / 46.333; -78.833Coordinates: 46°20′N 78°50′W / 46.333°N 78.833°W / 46.333; -78.833
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Nipissing
Government
 • Mayor Peter Murphy
Area[1]
 • Land 201.00 km2 (77.61 sq mi)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 161
 • Density 0.8/km2 (2/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
Postal code P0H 1V0
Area code(s) 705
Website mattawan.info

Mattawan is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario. Located in the Nipissing District, the township had a population of 161 in the Canada 2016 Census.

The township has no named communities within its boundaries; all addresses within the township are rural routes assigned to the neighbouring town of Mattawa.

Its main access road is Highway 533, with Highway 656 as a short branch leading to the Otto Holden Generating Station on the Ottawa River.

In 2007, Mattawan, along with the town of Mattawa and the townships of Papineau-Cameron, Bonfield and Calvin cooperated to create a newly branded Mattawa Voyageur Country tourist region in order to promote the area.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Mattawan, Ontario community profile
2011 2006
Population: 162 (10.2% from 2006) 147 (28.9% from 2001)
Land area: 200.96 km2 (77.59 sq mi) 199.52 km2 (77.04 sq mi)
Population density: 0.8/km2 (2.1/sq mi) 0.7/km2 (1.8/sq mi)
Median age: 48.2 (M: 47.8, F: 49.0)
Total private dwellings: 99 120
Median household income:
References: 2011[3] 2006[4] earlier[5]

Mother tongue:

  • English as first language: 90%
  • French as first language: 10%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 0%

Population trend:[3][4][5][6]

  • Population in 2011: 162
  • Population in 2006: 147
  • Population in 2001: 114
  • Population in 1996: 115
  • Population in 1991: 127

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mattawan census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  2. ^ Adams, K. "Mattawa sports a new look", Baytoday.ca, July 17, 2007. Accessed March 28, 2008.
  3. ^ a b "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  4. ^ a b "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  5. ^ a b "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  6. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996 census

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