Thornloe

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Thornloe
Village of Thornloe
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Thornloe is located in Ontario
Thornloe
Thornloe
Coordinates: 47°40′00″N 79°45′30″W / 47.66667°N 79.75833°W / 47.66667; -79.75833Coordinates: 47°40′00″N 79°45′30″W / 47.66667°N 79.75833°W / 47.66667; -79.75833
Country Canada
Province Ontario
DistrictTimiskaming
Government
 • TypeVillage
 • ReeveEarl Read
Area
 • Land6.49 km2 (2.51 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total123
 • Density19.0/km2 (49/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
P0J
Area code(s)705

Thornloe is a village in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the Timiskaming District. The village had a population of 123 in the Canada 2011 Census.

Thornloe Cheese Factory[edit]

Thornloe is situated within a fertile farm region in the Temiskaming valley. The Thornloe Cheese Factory opened in 1940, using locally produced milk for its cheese. The factory and retail store are located on Highway 11 in Thornloe, and it is a popular attraction for tourists. The Thornloe Cheese Factory employs more than 20 full and part-time workers, and purchases over 3 million litres of milk from local farmers. [2]

Demographics[edit]

Population:[3]

  • Population in 2011: 123
  • Population in 2006: 105
  • Population in 2001: 120
  • Population in 1996: 132
  • Population in 1991: 132

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2011 Census Profile
  2. ^ "Thornloe: The Renaissance of Cheese". FedNor:Government of Canada.
  3. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census