North Kawartha

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North Kawartha
Township (lower-tier)
Township of North Kawartha
Municipal office in Apsley
Municipal office in Apsley
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
County Peterborough
Incorporated January 1, 1998
Government
 • Type Township
 • Reeve Rick Woodcock
 • Federal riding Peterborough-Kawartha
 • Prov. riding Haliburton—Kawartha Lakes—Brock
Area[1]
 • Land 776.04 km2 (299.63 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,289
 • Density 2.9/km2 (8/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code K0L 1A0
Area code(s) 705 & 249
Website www.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

The township comprises the communities of Apsley (main village), Big Cedar, Glen Alda, Rose Island, and Woodview. These communities are surrounded by freshwater lakes including Chandos, Jack's, Anstruther, Eels, and many more.

Government[edit]

The local government is the Corporation of the Township of North Kawartha. The current mayor is Rick Woodcock.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – North Kawartha community profile
2011 2006
Population: 2289 (-2.3% from 2006) 2342 (9.2% from 2001)
Land area: 776.04 km2 (299.63 sq mi) 765.02 km2 (295.38 sq mi)
Population density: 2.9/km2 (7.5/sq mi) 3.1/km2 (8.0/sq mi)
Median age: 51.2 (M: 50.7, F: 51.4)
Total private dwellings: 3489 3433
Median household income: $43,091
References: 2011[1] 2006[2] earlier[3]

According to the 2006 Canada Census,[2] the township is home to 2,342 residents, making it the smallest municipality in Peterborough County in terms of population, though the seasonal population is estimated at 12,000. The population grew by 9.2% between the 2001 and 2006 censuses. The area of the township 765.02 km² and has a population density of 3.1 per square kilometre. Private dwellings occupied by usual residents amount to 1054 (total dwellings: 3433). Mother tongue spoken by its population are:

  • English as first language: 90.1%
  • French as first language: 0.4%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 9.4%

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 2289
  • Population in 2006: 2342
  • Population in 2001: 2144
  • Population in 1996:
    • Burleigh and Anstruther (township): 1451
    • Chandos (township): 653
  • Population in 1991:
    • Burleigh and Anstruther (township): 1331
    • Chandos (township): 607

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "North Kawartha census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-29.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "cp2011" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  2. ^ a b "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-29. 
  3. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census

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