North Kawartha

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North Kawartha
Township of North Kawartha
Municipal office in Apsley
Municipal office in Apsley
North Kawartha is located in Peterborough County
North Kawartha
North Kawartha
North Kawartha is located in Southern Ontario
North Kawartha
North Kawartha
Coordinates: 44°45′N 78°06′W / 44.750°N 78.100°W / 44.750; -78.100Coordinates: 44°45′N 78°06′W / 44.750°N 78.100°W / 44.750; -78.100
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyPeterborough
IncorporatedJanuary 1, 1998
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • MayorCarolyn Amyotte
 • Federal ridingPeterborough—Kawartha
 • Prov. ridingPeterborough—Kawartha
Area
 • Land776.01 km2 (299.62 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total2,479
 • Density3.2/km2 (8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
K0L 1A0
Area code705 & 249 & 683
Websitewww.northkawartha.on.ca

North Kawartha is a township in northern Peterborough County, Ontario, Canada.

North Kawartha was formed in 1998 through an amalgamation of the Townships of Burleigh and Anstruther and the Township of Chandos. For a while after this merger, it was known as Burleigh-Anstruther-Chandos.

Communities[edit]

Apsley

Within the township are smaller urbanized areas such as the village of Apsley, and the hamlets of Big Cedar, Burleigh Falls, Glen Alda, Mount Julian, Stoneyridge and Woodview. These communities are surrounded by freshwater lakes including Chandos, Jack, Anstruther, Eels, and many more.

Etymology[edit]

Government[edit]

The local government is the Corporation of the Township of North Kawartha. The current mayor is Carolyn Amyotte.

Schools[edit]

Apsley Central Public School, is the only school located in Apsley and provides education from kindergarten to grade 8.[4] The school is under the jurisdiction of the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board. Secondary education requires travel outside to Peterborough.

Recreation[edit]

North Kawartha is home to the North Kawartha Knights, a junior hockey team playing in the Jr. C Central League of the Ontario Hockey Association. They started play in 2014. The home arena for the Knights is the North Kawartha Community Centre located in Apsley.[5]

North Kawartha also has several golf courses, including Marvel Rapids golf course and Owenbrook golf course.[6]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, North Kawartha had a population of 2,877 living in 1,364 of its 3,693 total private dwellings, a change of 16.1% from its 2016 population of 2,479. With a land area of 746.35 km2 (288.17 sq mi), it had a population density of 3.9/km2 (10.0/sq mi) in 2021.[7]

Canada census – North Kawartha community profile
202120162011
Population2,877 (+16.1% from 2016)2 479 (8.3% from 2011)2 289 (-2.3% from 2006)
Land area746.35 km2 (288.17 sq mi)776.01 km2 (299.62 sq mi)776.04 km2 (299.63 sq mi)
Population density3.9/km2 (10/sq mi)3.2/km2 (8.3/sq mi)2.9/km2 (7.5/sq mi)
Median age59.2 (M: 59.2, F: 58.8)55.4 (M: 55.2, F: 55.7)
Total private dwellings1,3653 5523 489
Median household income$57,792
References: 2021[8] 2016[9] 2011[1] earlier[10][11]
North Kawartha historical populations
YearPop.±%
19962,104—    
20012,144+1.9%
20062,342+9.2%
20112,289−2.3%
20162,479+8.3%
[12][1][2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 21, 2019. Retrieved 2012-02-29.
  2. ^ a b "Census Profile, 2016 Census: North Kawartha, Township". Statistics Canada. Retrieved June 29, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d e Rayburn, Alan (1997). Place names of Ontario. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0-8020-7207-0. Retrieved 13 October 2017.
  4. ^ "School". www.northkawartha.ca. 2019-02-28. Retrieved 2019-04-10.
  5. ^ "HISTORY | North Kawartha Knights". nkknights.pointstreaksites.com. Retrieved 2019-04-10.
  6. ^ "THE BEST North Kawartha Golf Courses (with Photos) - Tripadvisor". www.tripadvisor.com. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  7. ^ "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions and census subdivisions (municipalities), Ontario". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved April 2, 2022.
  8. ^ "2021 Community Profiles". 2021 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 4, 2022. Retrieved 2022-04-27.
  9. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. August 12, 2021. Retrieved 2017-12-08.
  10. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. August 20, 2019.
  11. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 18, 2021.
  12. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006

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