Malahide, Ontario

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Malahide
Township of Malahide
Malahide is located in Southern Ontario
Malahide
Malahide
Coordinates: 42°47′34″N 80°56′10″W / 42.79278°N 80.93611°W / 42.79278; -80.93611Coordinates: 42°47′34″N 80°56′10″W / 42.79278°N 80.93611°W / 42.79278; -80.93611
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyElgin
Settled1810
Incorporated1998 (current form)
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • MayorDave Mennill
 • Federal ridingElgin—Middlesex—London
 • Prov. ridingElgin—Middlesex—London
Area
 • Land395.05 km2 (152.53 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total9,292
 • Density23.5/km2 (61/sq mi)
 [1]
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal code span
N0L
Area code(s)519, 226, 548
Websitemalahide.ca

Malahide (Canada 2016 Census population 9,292) is a municipal township in Elgin County in Southwestern Ontario, Canada.

History[edit]

Malahide Township was named for Malahide Castle in Malahide, Ireland, birthplace of land grant administrator Colonel Thomas Talbot in 1810. The village of Springfield was incorporated as a separate municipality in 1878.

The current municipality was formed in 1998 through an amalgamation of the original Township of Malahide, the former Township of South Dorchester and the former Village of Springfield.

The Ontario Police College is located in Malahide, at the site of the former Royal Canadian Air Force Station Aylmer, a training facility.

Communities[edit]

The township comprises the communities of Candyville, Crossley-Hunter, Copenhagen, Dunboyne, Fairview, Glencolin, Grovesend, Jaffa, Kingsmill, Lakeview, Little Aylmer, Luton, Lyons, Mile Corner, Mount Salem, Mount Vernon, Ormond Beach, Orwell, Port Bruce, Seville, Springfield, Summers Corners and Waneeta Beach.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Malahide, Ontario community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 9,292 (+1.6% from 2011) 9,146 (+3.6% from 2006) 8,828 (+0.6% from 2001)
Land area: 395.05 km2 (152.53 sq mi) 395.08 km2 (152.54 sq mi) 395.07 km2 (152.54 sq mi)
Population density: 23.5/km2 (61/sq mi) 23.2/km2 (60/sq mi) 22.3/km2 (58/sq mi)
Median age: 35.6 (M: 35.8, F: 35.4) 34.1 (M: 33.8, F: 34.4) 34.1 (M: 33.8, F: 34.4)
Total private dwellings: 3,155 3,007 2,889
Median household income: $75,591 $61,530
References: 2016[2] 2011[3] 2006[4] earlier[5]
Historical population
YearPop.±%
19968,891—    
20018,809−0.9%
20068,828+0.2%
20119,146+3.6%
20169,292+1.6%
[6][7][1]
2001 population would have been 8,777 when adjusted to 2006 boundaries

Population data prior to amalgamation (1998):

  • Population total in 1996: 8,891
    • Malahide (township): 6,255
    • South Dorchester (township): 1,889
    • Springfield (village): 741
  • Population in 1991:
    • Malahide (township): 6,000
    • South Dorchester (township): 1,887
    • Springfield (village): 627

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Malahide, Township". Statistics Canada. Retrieved June 11, 2019.
  2. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-06-11.
  3. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-08-09.
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-08-09.
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  6. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  7. ^ "Thames Centre census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-08-08.

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