South Frontenac, Ontario

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South Frontenac
Township of South Frontenac
County Road 5 between Harrowsmith and Sydenham
County Road 5 between Harrowsmith and Sydenham
South Frontenac is located in Southern Ontario
South Frontenac
South Frontenac
Location in southern Ontario
Coordinates: 44°30′29″N 76°29′38″W / 44.50806°N 76.49389°W / 44.50806; -76.49389Coordinates: 44°30′29″N 76°29′38″W / 44.50806°N 76.49389°W / 44.50806; -76.49389[1]
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyFrontenac
Incorporated1998
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • MayorRon Vandewal [2]
 • Councillors
 • Fed & Prov. ridingLanark—Frontenac—Lennox and Addington
Area
 • Land971.56 km2 (375.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[3]
 • Total18,646
 • Density19.2/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
K0H
Area code(s)613, 343
Websitewww.southfrontenac.net
Harrowsmith
Sydenham

South Frontenac is a township in Frontenac County in eastern Ontario, Canada.[1] It was amalgamated in 1998 from the former townships of Bedford, Loughborough, Portland, and Storrington.[4]

Communities[edit]

Education[edit]

South Frontenac, along with Central Frontenac, North Frontenac and the Frontenac Islands, send students to schools part of the Limestone District School Board, based in neighboring Kingston.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – South Frontenac, Ontario community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 18,646 (+2.9% from 2011) 18,113 (-0.6% from 2006) 18,227 (11.0% from 2001)
Land area: 971.56 km2 (375.12 sq mi) 971.68 km2 (375.17 sq mi) 941.28 km2 (363.43 sq mi)
Population density: 19.2/km2 (50/sq mi) 18.6/km2 (48/sq mi) 19.4/km2 (50/sq mi)
Median age: 46.9 (M: 46.9, F: 46.9) 41.9 (M: 41.6, F: 42.2)
Total private dwellings: 9,213 8,836 9,069
Median household income: $89,457 $70,297
References: 2016[5] 2011[6] 2006[7] earlier[8]

According to the Canada 2006 Census:[9]

  • Mother tongue:
    • English as first language: 94.5%
    • French as first language: 1.5%
    • English and French as first language: 0.1%
    • Other as first language: 3.9%
Historical population
YearPop.±%
199615,711—    
200116,415+4.5%
200618,227+11.0%
201118,113−0.6%
201618,646+2.9%
[10][11][3]

Populations prior to amalgamation (1998):

  • Population in 1996: 15,711
    • Bedford (township): 1,112
    • Loughborough (township): 5,046
    • Portland (township): 5,085
    • Storrington (township): 4,468
  • Population in 1991:
    • Bedford (township): 927
    • Loughborough (township): 4,489
    • Portland (township): 4,734
    • Storrington (township): 3,940

Notable people[edit]

Notes[edit]

A village named Portland is located in Township of Rideau Lakes approximately 60 kilometers east of the former Portland township. It is unknown if the township and the village had any connections with the same name due to its close proximity. In 1998, Portland Township was amalgamated into South Frontenac. [12] [13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "South Frontenac". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2016-12-19.
  2. ^ "Township of South Frontenac Declaration of Election Results" (PDF). Township of South Frontenac. Retrieved 2018-12-17.
  3. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: South Frontenac, Township". Statistics Canada. Retrieved June 13, 2019.
  4. ^ Restructured municipalities - Ontario map #5 (Map). Restructuring Maps of Ontario. Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. 2006. Retrieved 2016-12-19.
  5. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-06-13.
  6. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-13.
  7. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-13.
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  9. ^ Statistics Canada 2006 Census - South Frontenac community profile
  10. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  11. ^ "South Frontenac census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-13.
  12. ^ Portland Township | Digital Kingston
  13. ^ County of Frontenac - Former Townships

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