North Huron, Ontario

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North Huron
Township (lower-tier)
Township of North Huron
North Huron is located in Southern Ontario
North Huron
North Huron
Coordinates: 43°50′N 81°25′W / 43.833°N 81.417°W / 43.833; -81.417Coordinates: 43°50′N 81°25′W / 43.833°N 81.417°W / 43.833; -81.417
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Huron
Formed 2001
Government
 • Reeve Neil Vincent
 • Federal riding Huron—Bruce
 • Prov. riding Huron—Bruce
Area[1]
 • Land 178.98 km2 (69.10 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 4,884
 • Density 27.3/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code N0G
Area code(s) 519 and 226
Website www.northhuron.ca

The Township of North Huron is a municipality in Huron County, Ontario, Canada. It was formed in 2001 when the Ontario government imposed amalgamation on municipalities throughout the province. Specifically, the former township of East Wawanosh was merged with the village of Blyth and the town of Wingham.

Geography[edit]

North Huron includes the following communities:

History[edit]

By 1869, Belgrave was a village with a population of 50 in the Township of Morris County, Huron. It was established on the Maitland River. It was a stop on the Buffalo and Lake Huron Railway. There were stages to Wingham Teeswater Riversdale and Kincardine. The average price of land was $20. [2]

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[3]

  • Population in 2011: 4884
  • Population in 2006: 5015
  • Population in 2001: 4984
  • Population total in 1996: 5099
    • Blyth (village): 991
    • East Wawanosh (township): 1167
    • Wingham (town): 2941
  • Population in 1991:
    • Blyth (village): 955
    • East Wawanosh (township): 1187
    • Wingham (town): 3018

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 2043 (total dwellings: 2234)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "North Huron, Ontario (Code 3540055) census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-08-10. 
  2. ^ The province of Ontario gazetteer and directory. H. McEvoy Editor and Compiler, Toronto : Robertson & Cook, Publishers, 1869
  3. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census

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