Tay, Ontario

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Tay
Township (lower-tier)
Township of Tay
Tay Twp ON.JPG
Tay is located in Southern Ontario
Tay
Tay
Coordinates: 44°43′N 79°46′W / 44.717°N 79.767°W / 44.717; -79.767Coordinates: 44°43′N 79°46′W / 44.717°N 79.767°W / 44.717; -79.767
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Simcoe
Incorporated 1994
Government
 • Mayor Scott Warnock
 • MPs Bruce Stanton
 • MPPs Garfield Dunlop
Area[1]
 • Total 139.00 km2 (53.67 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 9,736
 • Density 70.0/km2 (181/sq mi)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 705
Website www.tay.township.on.ca

Tay is a township in Central Ontario, Canada, located in the southern Georgian Bay region. The township was named in 1822 after a pet dog of Lady Sarah Maitland (1792–1873), wife of Sir Peregrine Maitland, Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada. Two other adjoining townships were also named for her pet dogs, Tiny and Flos (now Springwater Township).[2]

Communities[edit]

The township comprises the villages and rural hamlets of Ebenezer, Elliots Corners, Melduf, Mertzs Corners, Ogden's Beach, Old Fort, Paradise Point, Port McNicoll, Riverside, Sturgeon Bay, Triple Bay Park, Vasey, Victoria Harbour, Waubaushene and Waverley.


Demographics[edit]

Notable people[edit]

Frederick Dale Eplett, Ontario Land Surveyor, neighbour of Wayne and Sherry Middaugh

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Tay census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  2. ^ Rayburn, Alan (1997), Place Names of Ontario (University of Toronto Press), Toronto-Buffalo-London, ISBN 0-8020-7207-0), pp.345
  3. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2012-02-15. 

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