Jogues, Ontario

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Jogues
dispersed rural community
unincorporated area
Jogues ON.JPG
Jogues is located in Ontario
Jogues
Jogues
Location in Ontario
Coordinates: 49°35′51″N 83°44′44″W / 49.59750°N 83.74556°W / 49.59750; -83.74556Coordinates: 49°35′51″N 83°44′44″W / 49.59750°N 83.74556°W / 49.59750; -83.74556[1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceOntario
DistrictCochrane
Geographic TownshipWay
Area
 • Total79.37 km2 (30.64 sq mi)
Elevation256 m (840 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total325
 • Density4.1/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern Time Zone)
Postal Code
Area code(s)705, 249

Jogues is a dispersed rural community and unincorporated place in geographic Way Township,[3] Cochrane District in Northeastern Ontario, Canada.[1] It is about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) southwest of Hearst (about 10–15 minutes by vehicle). Jogues is also a designated place served by a local services board.

The community is located on Ontario Highway 583 and the Algoma Central Railway; the railway location is also known as Stavert.[3] In the case of the railway, Jogues lies between the communities of Coppell to the south and Wyborn (today part of and on the west side of Hearst) to the north; and in the case of the highway, between Coppell to the south and central Hearst to the north.

The community is mainly French-speaking, has a church, and children are bussed to Hearst for school.

Demographics[edit]

Jogues had a population of 325 in the Canada 2011 Census. In previous census data it was counted as part of Unorganized Cochrane North Part.

Canada census – Jogues, Ontario community profile
2011 2006
Population: 325 (-8.2% from 2006) 354 (% from 2001)
Land area: 79.37 km2 (30.64 sq mi)
Population density: 4.1/km2 (11/sq mi)
Median age:
Total private dwellings: 136
Median household income:
References: 2011[4] 2006[5] earlier[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jogues". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2014-08-29.
  2. ^ Taken from Google Earth at geographic coordinates, accessed 2014-08-29.
  3. ^ a b "Way" (PDF). Geology Ontario - Historic Claim Maps. Ontario Ministry of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-09-03. Retrieved 2014-08-29.
  4. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013.
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011.
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

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