|Town of Laurentian Hills|
Municipal offices in Point Alexander
|Established||January 1, 2000|
|• Mayor||John Reinwald|
|• Federal riding||Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke|
|• Prov. riding||Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke|
|• Land||640.48 km2 (247.29 sq mi)|
|• Density||4.4/km2 (11/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Postal Code||K0J 1J0|
Laurentian Hills is a municipality in Eastern Ontario, Canada, on the Ottawa River in Renfrew County. It surrounds (by land) Deep River on the Ontario side of the river. The town is home to the Nuclear Power Demonstration. The municipality was formed on January 1, 2000, when the United Townships of Rolph, Buchanan, Wylie and McKay and the Village of Chalk River were merged.
The town comprises the communities of Chalk River, Meilleurs Bay, Moor Lake, Point Alexander, Rolphton, and Wylie.
- Population: 2,811
- % Change (2006–2011): 0.8
- Dwellings: 1,264
- Area (km².): 640.48
- Density (persons per km².): 4.4
- Population in 2011: 2811
- Population in 2006: 2789
- Population in 2001: 2750
- Population in 1996:
- Chalk River: 974
- Rolph, Buchanan, Wylie and McKay: 1810
- Population in 1991:
- Chalk River: 874
- Rolph, Buchanan, Wylie and McKay: 1656
An Ontario Historical Plaque in front of the School House Museum was erected by the province to commemorate the role of Steamboating on the Upper Ottawa in Ontario's heritage.
- Mercer, Jennifer. "Staying the Run: A History of Rolph, Buchanan, Wylie and McKay Townships."