Southwest Middlesex, Ontario

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Southwest Middlesex
Municipality (lower-tier)
Municipality of Southwest Middlesex
Southwest Middlesex is located in Southern Ontario
Southwest Middlesex
Southwest Middlesex
Coordinates: 42°45′N 81°42′W / 42.750°N 81.700°W / 42.750; -81.700Coordinates: 42°45′N 81°42′W / 42.750°N 81.700°W / 42.750; -81.700
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Middlesex
Formed January 1, 2001
 • Mayor Vance E. Blackmore
 • Federal riding Lambton—Kent—Middlesex
 • Prov. riding Lambton—Kent—Middlesex
 • Land 427.97 km2 (165.24 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 5,860
 • Density 13.7/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code N0L, N0M
Area code(s) 519 and 226

Southwest Middlesex is a municipality in Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada.

The restructured municipality of Southwest Middlesex was incorporated on January 1, 2001. This amalgamation joined the Village of Glencoe and the Village of Wardsville with the Townships of Ekfrid and Mosa. Southwest Middlesex had a population of 5,860 in the Canada 2011 Census. Southwest Middlesex is located in the southwest corner of Middlesex County, about halfway between London and Chatham.


The township includes the communities of Appin, Ekfrid, Glencoe, Lewis Corners, Macksville, Mayfair, Newbury Station, North Appin Station, North Ekfrid, North Glencoe Station, Riverside, Strathburn, Tate Corners, Wardsville and Woodgreen. It surrounds, but does not include, the independent village of Newbury.

Wardsville was the site of the Battle of Longwoods during the War of 1812.


Population trend:[4]

  • Population in 2006: 5890
  • Population in 2001: 6144
  • Population total in 1996: 6204

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Southwest Middlesex census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-16. 
  3. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2011-02-16. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  • Stott, Greg. Been to North Ekfrid Lately?": the Story of a Crossroads Community in Ontario, Arkona, Ontario: G. Stott Publishing, 2002

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