Central Manitoulin

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Central Manitoulin
Municipality of Central Manitoulin
Countryside near Spring Bay
Countryside near Spring Bay
Central Manitoulin is located in Southern Ontario
Central Manitoulin
Central Manitoulin
Coordinates: 45°43′N 82°12′W / 45.717°N 82.200°W / 45.717; -82.200Coordinates: 45°43′N 82°12′W / 45.717°N 82.200°W / 45.717; -82.200
Country Canada
Province Ontario
 • ReeveRichard Stephens
 • Federal ridingAlgoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing
 • Prov. ridingAlgoma—Manitoulin
 • Land431.53 km2 (166.61 sq mi)
 • Total1,958
 • Density4.5/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code FSA
Area code(s)705

Central Manitoulin is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario. It is located on Manitoulin Island and in Manitoulin District.


The primary community and administrative centre of the township is Mindemoya. Smaller communities include Big Lake, Britainville, Dryden's Corner, Gibraltar, Grimsthorpe, Long Bay, Monument Corner, Old Spring Bay, Perivale, Providence Bay, Sandfield and Spring Bay.

Providence Bay

Notable locations[edit]

Ontario has had a few historical claimants, by towns, for housing the province's smallest jail. The main three being: Tweed, Creemore and Coboconk. However, old jailhouses in Providence Bay, Port Dalhousie, Rodney, and ghost town Berens River have proven to be even smaller. The jailhouse in Providence Bay is now a cabin for tourists to stay at. Treasure Island, the largest island in a lake on an island in a lake, is located in Central Manitoulin, in Lake Mindemoya. The largest lake in a lake, Lake Manitou, is also mainly located in Central Manitoulin.


Canada census – Central Manitoulin community profile
2011 2006
Population: 1958 (0.7% from 2006) 1944 (1.9% from 2001)
Land area: 431.53 km2 (166.61 sq mi) 431.53 km2 (166.61 sq mi)
Population density: 4.5/km2 (12/sq mi) 4.5/km2 (12/sq mi)
Median age: 51.4 (M: 51.6, F: 51.2)
Total private dwellings: 1541 1552
Median household income: $47,148
References: 2011[2] 2006[3] earlier[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Central Manitoulin census profile". 2011 Census of population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-22.
  2. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-22.
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-22.
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

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