Batchawana Bay, Ontario

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Batchawana Bay
Skyline of Batchawana Bay
Etymology: Badjiwanung Ojibwe for "water that bubbles up"
Batchawana Bay is located in Ontario
Batchawana Bay
Batchawana Bay
Location in Ontario
Coordinates: 46°55′34″N 84°36′23″W / 46.92611°N 84.60639°W / 46.92611; -84.60639Coordinates: 46°55′34″N 84°36′23″W / 46.92611°N 84.60639°W / 46.92611; -84.60639[1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceOntario
DistrictAlgoma
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern Time Zone)
Postal code
P0S 1A0
Area code(s)705, 249

Batchawana Bay is an unincorporated place and Compact Rural Community in Algoma District in Northeastern Ontario, Canada.[1][2][3][4] It is also the name of a local services board, consisting of parts of the geographic townships of Fisher, Herrick, Ryan and Tilley.[5] It is located north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, on the shores of Batchawana Bay[6] off Lake Superior.

The area is counted as part of Unorganized North Algoma District in Statistics Canada census data.

Batchawana Bay Provincial Park is nearby along Highway 17;[7][8] the community itself is reached from Highway 17 by Ontario Highway 563.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Batchawana Bay". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2018-07-01. (community)
  2. ^ "CLAIMaps IV". Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines. 2016. Retrieved 2018-07-01.
  3. ^ Map 12 (PDF) (Map). 1 : 1,600,000. Official road map of Ontario. Ministry of Transportation of Ontario. 2016-01-01. Retrieved 2018-07-01.
  4. ^ Restructured municipalities - Ontario map #4 (Map). Restructuring Maps of Ontario. Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. 2006. Retrieved 2018-07-01.
  5. ^ Local Services Boards, R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 737 Archived 2014-03-10 at the Wayback Machine. Canadian Legal Information Institute.
  6. ^ "Batchawana Bay". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2018-07-01. (bay)
  7. ^ "Batchawana Bay Provincial Park". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2018-07-01. (park)
  8. ^ "Batchawana Bay". Ontario Parks. Retrieved 2018-07-01.