South Huron

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South Huron
Municipality of South Huron
South Huron is located in Southern Ontario
South Huron
South Huron
Coordinates: 43°19′N 81°30′W / 43.32°N 81.5°W / 43.32; -81.5Coordinates: 43°19′N 81°30′W / 43.32°N 81.5°W / 43.32; -81.5
Country Canada
Province Ontario
 • MayorGeorge Finch
 • Federal ridingHuron—Bruce
 • Prov. ridingHuron—Bruce
 • Land425.36 km2 (164.23 sq mi)
 • Total10,096
 • Density23.4/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
Area code(s)519 and 226

South Huron is a municipality in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the southern part of Huron County. It was formed by amalgamation of the townships of Stephen and Usborne with the Town of Exeter in 2001, in an Ontario-wide municipal restructuring imposed by the provincial government.


Communities in South Huron include:


Population trend:[2]

  • Population in 2016: 10,096[1]
  • Population in 2011: 9,945
  • Population in 2006: 9,982
  • Population in 2001: 10,019
  • Population total in 1996: 10,229
    • Exeter(town): 4472
    • Stephen (township): 4222
    • Usborne (township): 1535
  • Population in 1991:
    • Exeter (town): 4338
    • Stephen (township): 4210
    • Usborne (township): 1552

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 4172 (total dwellings: 4598)


The community is home to Centralia/James T. Field Memorial Aerodrome, a public airport and former British Commonwealth Air Training Plan base. The airport has no schedule airline service (closest is London International Airport), serving only private general aviation aircraft. The airfield host a company that modifies private jets.

Ontario Highway 4 is the main road serving South Huron, which connects with Ontario Highway 401 and Ontario Highway 402 in London, Ontario.


Policing in South Huron served via Ontario Provincial Police Exeter Detachment.

South Huron Fire Department is a mix of full-time and volunteers at three fire stations.

Huron County EMS serves South Huron from their Exeter base.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Census Profile, 2016 Census - South Huron, Ontario". Statistics Canada. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census

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