St. Joseph, Ontario

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For the village in Huron County, see St. Joseph, Huron County, Ontario.
St. Joseph
Township (single-tier)
Township of St. Joseph
Town hall in Richards Landing
Town hall in Richards Landing
St. Joseph is located in Ontario
St. Joseph
St. Joseph
Coordinates: 46°16′N 84°00′W / 46.267°N 84.000°W / 46.267; -84.000Coordinates: 46°16′N 84°00′W / 46.267°N 84.000°W / 46.267; -84.000
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Algoma
 • Type Township
 • Mayor Joseph (Jody) Wildman
 • Governing Body St. Joseph Township Council
 • MP Terry Sheehan (LPC)
 • MPP Michael Mantha (NDP)
 • Land 129.36 km2 (49.95 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,201
 • Density 9.3/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code P0R 1G0
Area code(s) 705

St. Joseph is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, the largest of four municipalities on St. Joseph Island. It had a population of 1,201 in the Canada 2011 Census.

The mayor of the township is Jody Wildman.


The township's main population centre is Richards Landing. It also includes the smaller communities of Harmony and Sailors Encampment.

Richards Landing[edit]

The hamlet of Richards Landing has a view of the Highway 548 bridge at the pier on the northern tip of town. Highway 548 leads through the centre of the town and is its main thoroughfare. "The Landing" is St. Joseph Island's business centre, offering a grocery store, liquor/beer store, gift shops and galleries, restaurants, accommodation, marina/boat re-fuelling, 24-hour Emergency Department/hospital, medical centre, pharmacy and physiotherapy (physical therapy) clinic, bank, parks, public swimming, beach and tennis courts, variety store and movie rentals.

Main street of Richards Landing
Marina of Richards Landing


Canada census – St. Joseph, Ontario community profile
2011 2006
Population: 1201 (6.4% from 2006) 1129 (-6.0% from 2001)
Land area: 129.36 km2 (49.95 sq mi) 129.18 km2 (49.88 sq mi)
Population density: 9.3/km2 (24/sq mi) 8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
Median age: 52.2 (M: 51.9, F: 52.5)
Total private dwellings: 893 919
Median household income: $53,177
References: 2011[2] 2006[3] earlier[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "St. Joseph, Ontario census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  2. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 

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