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Laurentian Hills

Ottawa River Deep River, Ontario Ontario
Laurentian Hills
Town of Laurentian Hills
Municipal offices in Point Alexander
Municipal offices in Point Alexander
Laurentian Hills is located in Southern Ontario
Laurentian Hills
Laurentian Hills
Coordinates: 46°08′N 77°33′W / 46.133°N 77.550°W / 46.133; -77.550Coordinates: 46°08′N 77°33′W / 46.133°N 77.550°W / 46.133; -77.550
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyRenfrew
EstablishedJanuary 1, 2000
Government
 • MayorJohn Reinwald
 • Federal ridingRenfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke
 • Prov. ridingRenfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke
Area
 • Land640.48 km2 (247.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total2,961
 • Density4.6/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
K0J 1J0
Area code(s)613
Websitewww.laurentianhills.ca
Main Street in Chalk River.

Laurentian Hills is a municipality in Eastern Ontario, Canada, on the Ottawa River in Renfrew County. It surrounds (by land) Deep River on the Ontario side of the river. The town is home to the Nuclear Power Demonstration. The municipality was formed on January 1, 2000, when the United Townships of Rolph, Buchanan, Wylie and McKay and the Village of Chalk River were merged.[2]

Communities

The town comprises the communities of Chalk River, Meilleurs Bay, Moor Lake, Point Alexander, Rolphton, and Wylie.

Demographics

According to the Canada 2016 Census:[1]

Population trend:[3]

Trivia

An Ontario Historical Plaque in front of the School House Museum was erected by the province to commemorate the role of Steamboating on the Upper Ottawa in Ontario's heritage.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Laurentian Hills census profile". 2016 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2019-02-07.
  2. ^ "Municipal Profiles". County of Renfrew. Archived from the original on 2009-01-17. Retrieved 2009-01-15.
  3. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  4. ^ "Ontario Plaque". Archived from the original on 2008-10-17. Retrieved 2009-01-07.