North Stormont, Ontario
|Township of North Stormont|
Township office in Berwick
|Motto(s): A Good Place to Grow...|
|County||Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry|
|Formed||January 1, 1998|
|• Mayor||Dennis Fife|
|• Deputy Mayor||Bill McGimpsey|
|• Federal riding||Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry|
|• Prov. riding||Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry|
|• Total||515.65 km2 (199.09 sq mi)|
|• Density||13.1/km2 (34/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (Eastern Daylight (EDT))|
|Postal code FSA||K0C|
|Area code(s)||613 and 343|
The township was established on January 1, 1998, with the amalgamation of the former Townships of Finch and Roxborough, along with the Village of Finch.
The township of North Stormont comprises a number of villages and hamlets, including the following communities:
- Finch Township: Avonmore, Crysler, Finch; Cahore, Goldfield; Glenpayne
- Roxborough Township: Berwick, Monkland, Moose Creek, Roxborough Gardens; Bloomington, Dyer, Gravel Hill, Lodi, MacDonalds Grove, McMillans Corners (partially), Sandringham, Strathmore, Tayside, Tolmies Corners, Warina; Valley Corners
The township administrative offices are located in Berwick.
Early settlement in the area began in 1785 Finch Township was originally part of the Royal Township of Osnabruck, and Roxborough Township was originally part of the Royal Township of Cornwall. Stormont County was created in 1792, and both Finch and Roxborough were separated from their southerly parents in 1798.
The hamlet of Berwick was first settled by four Cockburn brothers from Scotland in the early 19th century. Berwick became the administrative home of municipal government in the former Finch Township, incorporated January 1, 1850.
The New York and Ottawa Railway was built in 1897 and sent up to four daily passenger trains, as well as up to five daily freight trains through Berwick. The first church was built in 1883.
Berwick remains the administrative centre of North Stormont.
Moose Creek which is town in North Stormont is the birthplace of Comedian, and former SNL cast member Norm Macdonald
Crysler is represented by a signpost on the Canadian National Railway line between Montreal and Toronto.
|Canada census – North Stormont, Ontario community profile|
|Population:||6775 (0.1% from 2006)||6769 (-1.3% from 2001)|
|Land area:||515.65 km2 (199.09 sq mi)||515.55 km2 (199.05 sq mi)|
|Population density:||13.1/km2 (34/sq mi)||13.1/km2 (34/sq mi)|
|Median age:||38.9 (M: 38.6, F: 39.1)|
|Total private dwellings:||2583||2514|
|Median household income:||$59,486|
|References: 2011 2006 earlier|
- "North Stormont census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-27.
- "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-27.
- "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-27.
- "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.