Trent Hills

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Trent Hills
Municipality (lower-tier)
Municipality of Trent Hills
Hastings as seen across the Trent-Severn Waterway
Hastings as seen across the Trent-Severn Waterway
Trent Hills is located in Southern Ontario
Trent Hills
Trent Hills
Coordinates: 44°17′N 77°51′W / 44.283°N 77.850°W / 44.283; -77.850Coordinates: 44°17′N 77°51′W / 44.283°N 77.850°W / 44.283; -77.850
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Northumberland
Incorporated 2001
Government
 • Governing Body Trent Hills Municipal Council
 • Federal riding Northumberland—Quinte West
 • Prov. riding Northumberland—Quinte West
Area[1]
 • Land 511.90 km2 (197.65 sq mi)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 12,900
 • Density 25.2/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code K0L
Area code(s) 705
Website www.trenthills.ca
Map of Trent Hills municipality[2]

The Municipality of Trent Hills is a town in central-eastern Ontario, Canada, in northeast Northumberland County on the Trent River. It was created in 2001 through the amalgamation of the municipalities of Campbellford/Seymour, Percy and Hastings. Thereafter it was briefly known as Campbellford/Seymour, Percy, Hastings.

Communities[edit]

The population centres in Trent Hills are the former town of Campbellford and the former village of Hastings.

The municipality was historically four separate administrative subdivisions, which now retain the status of geographic townships. In addition to Campbellford and Hastings, there is Seymour Township and Percy Township.[2]

Smaller communities within the town include Warkworth, formerly the municipal seat of Percy Township prior to the amalgamation of Trent Hills, Allan Mills, Brickley, Burnbrae, Connellys, Crowe Bridge, Dartford, English Line, Godolphin, Green Acres, Healey Falls, Hoards Station, Kellers, Menie, Meyersburg, Norham, Percy Boom, Pethericks Corners, Stanwood, Sunnybrae, Trent River, West Corners, Westview and Woodland.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Trent Hills community profile
2016 2011
Population: 12,900 (2.3% from 2011) 12,604 (2.9% from 2006)
Land area: 511.95 km2 (197.67 sq mi) 511.90 km2 (197.65 sq mi)
Population density: 25.2/km2 (65/sq mi) 24.6/km2 (64/sq mi)
Median age: 53.5 (M: 52.9, F: 53.9) 51.0 (M: 50.6, F: 51.4)
Total private dwellings: 6883 6613
Median household income:
References: 2016[1] 2011[3] earlier[4]

Mother tongue:[1]

  • English as first language: 94.8%
  • French as first language: 1.1%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 3.8%

Population trend:[5]

  • Population in 2016: 12,900
  • Population in 2011: 12,604
  • Population in 2006: 12,247
  • Population in 2001: 12,569
  • Population total in 1996: 12,437
    • Campbellford (town): 3647
    • Hastings (village): 1140
    • Percy (township): 3208
    • Seymour (township): 4442
  • Population in 1991:
    • Campbellford (town): 3528
    • Hastings (village): 1148
    • Percy (township): 3191
    • Seymour (township): 4347

Government[edit]

The chart below shows the structure of the municipal government of Trent Hills. These politicians were elected as of the 2014 municipal election. Following the death of Hector Macmillan who had served as an elected official from 2003 until 2017,[6] deputy mayor Bob Crate was elected mayor and Rosemary Kelleher-MacLennan deputy mayor by council.[7]

Mayor Ward 1 - Campbellford/Seymour Ward 2 - Percy Ward 3 - Hastings
Robert (Bob) Crate Catherine Redden Rick English Mike Metcalf
Rosemary Kelleher-MacLennan (deputy mayor) Ken Tully
William (Bill) J. Thompson

The Member of Parliament for the riding of Northumberland-Quinte West is Kim Rudd of the Liberal Party of Canada.[8] The Member of Provincial Parliament for Northumberland-Quinte West is Rob Milligan of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario.[9]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "2016 Community Profiles". Canada 2016 Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2017-11-25. 
  2. ^ a b Restructured municipalities - Ontario map #5 (Map). Restructuring Maps of Ontario. Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. 2006. Retrieved March 20, 2018. 
  3. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-03-12. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016 Census
  6. ^ globalnews.ca "Longtime Trent Hills mayor Hector Macmillan loses battle with cancer", October 11, 2017
  7. ^ trenthills.ca Media-Release-Trent-Hills-November-8-Robert-Crate-Appointed-Mayor-2017.pdf "Media release: Robert Crate Appointed as Mayor of Trent Hills", November 8, 2017
  8. ^ "Members of the House of Commons". National Parliament website. Retrieved 2009-01-17. 
  9. ^ "Current MPPs". Ontario Parliament website. Retrieved 2017-11-25. 

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