Mildmay, Ontario

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Mildmay
Community
Mildmay is located in Southern Ontario
Mildmay
Mildmay
Location in southern Ontario
Coordinates: 44°02′32″N 81°07′08″W / 44.04222°N 81.11889°W / 44.04222; -81.11889
Country Canada
Province Ontario
County Bruce County
Municipality South Bruce
Area[1]
 • Total 1.7 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,183
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code span N0G
Area code(s) (519) and (226)

Mildmay is a community of people of English and German descent in the municipality of South Bruce, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada. it is northwest of Minto and south of Walkerton on Highway 9. Formosa lies to the northwest, and Neustadt to the east.

Shortly before Christmas every year the town has an annual "Hanging of the Green" festival and lighted night parade to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season, with free apple cider, a live nativity scene, sausages, a Santa, and Christmas carols.

Mildmay-Carrick Public School and the Sacred Heart Catholic school teach students from kindergarten through grade eight.

The town's official mascot is a muskrat named Mildred, after Mildred Westmay, the first person to open a business in Mildmay.

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  1. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and population centres, 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population. Retrieved 2013-05-07. 

Coordinates: 44°02′N 81°07′W / 44.033°N 81.117°W / 44.033; -81.117