McMurrich/Monteith

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McMurrich/Monteith
Township of McMurrich/Monteith
Sprucedale
Sprucedale
McMurrich/Monteith is located in Southern Ontario
McMurrich/Monteith
McMurrich/Monteith
Coordinates: 45°27′N 79°29′W / 45.450°N 79.483°W / 45.450; -79.483Coordinates: 45°27′N 79°29′W / 45.450°N 79.483°W / 45.450; -79.483
Country Canada
Province Ontario
DistrictParry Sound
IncorporatedJanuary 1, 1998
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • ReeveRon Walton
 • Federal ridingParry Sound—Muskoka
 • Prov. ridingParry Sound—Muskoka
Area
 • Land277.92 km2 (107.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total824
 • Density3.0/km2 (8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
P0A
Area code(s)705
Websitewww.mcmurrichmonteith.com

McMurrich/Monteith is a municipality and census subdivision in the Almaguin Highlands region of Parry Sound District, Ontario, Canada.

The municipality was formed in 1998 through an amalgamation of the former Township of McMurrich and the eastern two-thirds of the unincorporated Township of Monteith. The remaining portion of Monteith became part of Seguin. Part of the area's name is named for John McMurrich.

Communities[edit]

The township includes the communities of Axe Lake, Banbury, Bear Lake, Bourdeau, Haldane Hill, McMurrich, Sprucedale and Whitehall.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[2]

  • Population in 2016: 824 (2011 to 2016 population change: 5.8%)
  • Population in 2011: 779 (2006 to 2011 population change: -1.5%)
  • Population in 2006: 791
  • Population in 2001: 766
  • Population in 1996: 723 (adjusted for boundary changes)

According to the 2016 Census,[1] McMurrich/Monteith has a population of 824 people over a territory of 278.13 km². The number of private dwellings occupied by usual residents were 386, out of a total of 839 dwellings.

Mother tongue statistics for the 2006 census [3] are as follows:

  • English as first language: 90.6%
  • French as first language: 1.9%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 7.5%

Lakes[edit]

  • Doe Lake
  • Buck Lake
  • Axe Lake
  • Johnson Lake
  • Hunters Lake
  • Bear Lake
  • Horn Lake

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 2011 Census Profile
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profile".

External links[edit]