Trent Hills

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Trent Hills
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°18′51″N 77°51′05″W / 44.31417°N 77.85139°W / 44.31417; -77.85139Coordinates: 44°18′51″N 77°51′05″W / 44.31417°N 77.85139°W / 44.31417; -77.85139[1]
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Established2001 (2001)
 • MayorBob Crate
 • Governing BodyTrent Hills Municipal Council
 • Federal ridingNorthumberland—Peterborough South
 • Prov. ridingNorthumberland—Peterborough South
 • Land511.95 km2 (197.67 sq mi)
 • Total12,900
 • Density25.2/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal code
Area code(s)705, 249
Map of Trent Hills municipality[3]

The Municipality of Trent Hills is a township municipality[1] in Northumberland County in Central Ontario, Canada.[1][3][4][5][6] It is on the Trent River[4][5] and was created in 2001 through the amalgamation of the municipalities of Campbellford/Seymour, Percy Township and Hastings.[3] Thereafter it was known in brief as Campbellford/Seymour, Percy, Hastings.


The municipality was historically four separate administrative subdivisions: the former town of Campbellford; the former village of Hastings; Seymour Township; and Percy Township. The latter two retain the status of geographic townships.[3]

There are three population centres in Trent Hills: Campbellford; Hastings; and the former village of Warkworth, formerly the municipal seat of Percy Township prior to the amalgamation of Trent Hills. Smaller communities within the municipality include 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.


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[2] 2011[7] earlier[8]

Mother tongue:[2]

  • 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%
Trent Hills population history

Prior to amalgamation (2001):

  • Population total in 1996: 12,437
    • Campbellford (town): 3,647
    • Hastings (village): 1,140
    • Percy (township): 3,208
    • Seymour (township): 4,442
  • Population in 1991:
    • Campbellford (town): 3,528
    • Hastings (village): 1,148
    • Percy (township): 3,191
    • Seymour (township): 4,347


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,[10] deputy mayor Bob Crate was elected mayor and Rosemary Kelleher-MacLennan deputy mayor by council.[11]

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—Peterborough South is Kim Rudd of the Liberal Party of Canada.[12] The Member of Provincial Parliament for Northumberland-Peterborough South is David Piccini of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario.[13]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "Trent Hills". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  2. ^ a b c d "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2017-11-25.
  3. ^ a b c d Restructured municipalities - Ontario map #5 (Map). Restructuring Maps of Ontario. Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. 2006. Retrieved March 20, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Toporama". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  5. ^ a b "Ontario Geonames GIS (on-line map and search)". Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. 2014. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  6. ^ Map 6 (PDF) (Map). 1 : 700,000. Official road map of Ontario. Ministry of Transportation of Ontario. 2018-01-01. Retrieved 2018-08-28.
  7. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-03-12.
  8. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  9. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016 Census
  10. ^ "Longtime Trent Hills mayor Hector Macmillan loses battle with cancer", October 11, 2017
  11. ^ Media-Release-Trent-Hills-November-8-Robert-Crate-Appointed-Mayor-2017.pdf "Media release: Robert Crate Appointed as Mayor of Trent Hills" Check |url= value (help) (PDF). November 8, 2017.[permanent dead link]
  12. ^ "Members of the House of Commons". National Parliament website. Retrieved 2009-01-17.
  13. ^ "Current MPPs". Ontario Parliament website. Retrieved 2017-11-25.

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