South Bruce, Ontario

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South Bruce is not to be confused with the Town of South Bruce Peninsula
South Bruce
Municipality (lower-tier)
Municipality of South Bruce
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South Bruce is located in Southern Ontario
South Bruce
South Bruce
Location in southern Ontario
Coordinates: 44°02′N 81°12′W / 44.033°N 81.200°W / 44.033; -81.200Coordinates: 44°02′N 81°12′W / 44.033°N 81.200°W / 44.033; -81.200
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Bruce
Formed January 1, 1999
Government
 • Mayor Robert Buckle
 • Federal riding Huron—Bruce
 • Prov. riding Huron—Bruce
Area[1]
 • Land 487.27 km2 (188.14 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 5,685
 • Density 11.7/km2 (30/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 519 and 226
Website www.town.southbruce.on.ca

South Bruce is a municipality in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada.

History[edit]

South Bruce was created in 1999 as part of county-wide municipal restructuring. In 1998, the Township of Culross and the Village of Teeswater amalgamated to form the Township of Teeswater-Culross. Similarly, the Village of Mildmay joined with the Township of Carrick to form the Township of Mildmay-Carrick. The following year, both Mildmay-Carrick and Teeswater-Culross amalgamated again to form South Bruce, choosing Teeswater as the seat of the municipality.

Communities[edit]

The two main population centres in South Bruce are Mildmay and Teeswater. Other communities within the municipal boundaries are Carlsruhe, Deemerton, Formosa and Salem.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – South Bruce, Ontario community profile
2011 2006
Population: 5685 (-4.3% from 2006) 5939 (-2.0% from 2001)
Land area: 487.27 km2 (188.14 sq mi) 487.17 km2 (188.10 sq mi)
Population density: 11.7/km2 (30/sq mi) 12.2/km2 (32/sq mi)
Median age: 38.2 (M: 38.0, F: 38.4)
Total private dwellings: 2346 2297
Median household income: $50,952
References: 2011[1] 2006[2] earlier[3]

Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2011: 5685
  • Population in 2006: 5939
  • Population in 2001: 6063
  • Population total in 1996: 6248
    • Carrick (township): 2431
    • Culross (township): 1638
    • Mildmay (village): 1110
    • Teeswater (village): 1069
  • Population in 1991:
    • Carrick (township): 2378
    • Culross (township): 1636
    • Mildmay (village): 1095
    • Teeswater (village): 1066

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  3. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census

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