Strong, Ontario

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Strong
Township (single-tier)
Township of Strong
Lake Bernard in Strong Township
Lake Bernard in Strong Township
Motto: Together for a strong tomorrow
Strong is located in Southern Ontario
Strong
Strong
Coordinates: 45°45′N 79°24′W / 45.750°N 79.400°W / 45.750; -79.400Coordinates: 45°45′N 79°24′W / 45.750°N 79.400°W / 45.750; -79.400
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Parry Sound
Incorporated 1877
Government
 • Type Township
 • Mayor Christine Ellis
 • Federal riding Parry Sound—Muskoka
 • Prov. riding Parry Sound—Muskoka
Area[1]
 • Land 159.28 km2 (61.50 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,341
 • Density 8.4/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code P0A
Area code(s) 705
Website www.strongtownship.com

Strong is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, as well as the name of a community within the township. Located in the Almaguin Highlands region of Parry Sound District, the township surrounds but does not include the village of Sundridge.

The township had a population of 1,341 in the Canada 2011 Census.[1]

The township includes the communities of Hartfell, Kennedys, Lake Bernard, Pevensey, Stirling Falls and Strong. It surrounds Lake Bernard, which is claimed to be the world's largest freshwater lake without an island.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[3]

  • Population in 2011: 1341 (2006 to 2011 population change: 1.1%)
  • Population in 2006: 1327
  • Population in 2001: 1369
  • Population in 1996: 1393
  • Population in 1991: 1377

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 554 (total dwellings: 827)

Mother tongue:[4]

  • English as first language: 95.1%
  • French as first language: 1.5%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 3.4%
Municipal office near Sundridge

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Strong Census Profile
  2. ^ Village of Sundridge
  3. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  4. ^ "2006 Strong community profile". 

External links[edit]