Osgoode, Ontario

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For the former township, see Osgoode Township, Ontario
Osgoode main street
Osgoode main street
Osgoode is located in Ottawa
Location in Ottawa
Coordinates: 45°08′40″N 75°36′15″W / 45.14444°N 75.60417°W / 45.14444; -75.60417
Country Canada
Province Ontario
City Ottawa
Established 1827
Incorporated 1910 (Police Village of Osgoode Station)
Amalgamation 1974 (Township of Osgoode)
2001 (City of Ottawa)
 • Mayor Jim Watson
 • MPs Pierre Poilievre
 • MPPs Lisa MacLeod
 • Councillors George Darouze
 • Land 2.65 km2 (1.02 sq mi)
Elevation 90 m (300 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,453
 • Density 927.0/km2 (2,401/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)

Osgoode (also known as Osgoode Village) is a population centre in Osgoode Ward in the rural south end of Ottawa, Ontario. It is located just 2km east of the Rideau River. Until amalgamation (combining or uniting) in 2001, it was located in Osgoode Township. According to the Canada 2011 Census Osgoode had a population of 2,453.


It was originally part of Osgoode Township but it became part of Ottawa in 2001. Originally called Osgoode Station, its name was shortened to Osgoode in 1962.

The community took its name from William Osgoode, the first Chief Justice of Upper Canada.[2]

Present day[edit]

Notable landmarks of the community include the Stuart Holmes Arena hockey, the Osgoode Community Centre and its surrounding recreation facilities, the local mall and numerous shops within the village.


  1. ^ Osgoode: 2011 Canadian Census
  2. ^ "Courageous settlers first located in Carleton back in 1818". Ottawa Citizen. Apr 28, 1953. pp. A20. Retrieved 2 December 2015. 

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Coordinates: 45°08′40″N 75°36′15″W / 45.14444°N 75.60417°W / 45.14444; -75.60417