Bluewater, Ontario

Bluewater is a municipality located in Huron County, Ontario, which is part of Southwestern Ontario, Ontario, Canada.

Municipality of Bluewater
Bayfield River enters Lake Huron
Bluewater is located in Southern Ontario
Coordinates: 43°27′N 81°36′W / 43.450°N 81.600°WCoordinates: 43°27′N 81°36′W / 43.450°N 81.600°W
Country Canada
Province Ontario
 • MayorPaul Klopp
 • Federal ridingHuron—Bruce
 • Prov. ridingHuron—Bruce
 • Land416.99 km2 (161.00 sq mi)
 • Total7,044
 • Density16.9/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
Area code(s)519 and 226


Bluewater was formed in 2001 when the Government of Ontario amalgamated the former townships of Hay and Stanley with the villages of Bayfield, Hensall and Zurich.


Bluewater's western boundary is Lake Huron. Its northern boundary is the Bayfield River between Lake Huron and Clinton. Highway 4 is the eastern boundary, while Huron Road 83 and the Exeter urban boundary (in South Huron) form the southern boundary.


Bluewater includes the following communities:

  • Hay Township: Blake (shared with Stanley Township), Dashwood, Hensall, St. Joseph, Zurich, Hay, Hills Green, Johnson's Mills, Rodgerville, Sarepta
  • Stanley Township: Bayfield, Brucefield, Kippen (shared with Hay Township), Vanastra (shared with Huron East), Varna; Bannockburn, Dinsley Terrace, Drysdale, Goshen


Population trend:[2]

  • Population in 2011: 7044
  • Population in 2006: 7120
  • Population in 2001: 6919
  • Population total in 1996: 6874
    • Bayfield (village): 833
    • Hay (township): 2254
    • Hensall (village): 1187
    • Stanley (township): 1714
    • Zurich (village): 886
  • Population in 1991:
    • Bayfield (village): 813
    • Hay (township): 2182
    • Hensall (village): 1238
    • Stanley (township): 1546
    • Zurich (village): 860

Notable persons

See also


  1. ^ a b "Bluewater, Ontario (Code 3540010) census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-08-10.
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  3. ^ a b "Brothers Cal and Ryan O'Reilly get set for NHL season in Nashville, Denver". Huron Expositor, Seaforth, Ontario. Retrieved 2010-03-08.

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Bayfield, Ontario

Bayfield is a community in Bluewater, Ontario, Canada in Huron County with a 2016 population of 1,112. It is on the eastern shore of Lake Huron at the mouth of Bayfield River. Bayfield is a popular tourist destination. Visitors enjoy the historic Main Street with its many well-preserved old buildings, including the Little Inn which has served travelers since the 1800s, initially as a stagecoach stop. Main Street is lined with boutique shops, art galleries and fine dining restaurants. The nearby marina and public beaches draw crowds in the summer months.


Bluewater or Blue Water may refer to:

Blue water, the global deep oceans

Bluewater Energy Services, a Dutch company providing offshore production vessels and equipment

Blue Water (missile), British short range nuclear missile of the 1960s

Blue Water (train), an Amtrak line from eastern Michigan to Chicago

Blue-water navy, a navy that can operate in deep waters of open oceans

MV Bluewater, a Panamanian tanker in service 1952-59


CIBU-FM is a Canadian radio station, which broadcasts at 94.5 FM in Wingham, Ontario. The station broadcasts a classic rock format with the brand name Classic Rock 94-5.

In 2003, the CRTC denied the application by Blackburn Radio. In 2004, Blackburn Radio was given approval to operate a new FM radio station at Wingham. The station was launched in 2005 by Blackburn Radio with the branding 94.5 The Bull.

The station's transmitter is located near Formosa, Ontario, and it broadcasts the signal with an effective radiated power of 75,000 watts. The station is colocated with sister stations CKNX and CKNX-FM.The station also re-broadcasts at 91.7 FM in Bluewater, Ontario under the call sign CIBU-FM-1.The station's morning show is hosted by Phil Main. In April 2014, the station removed new rock from the playlist, now airing mostly classic rock with the current branding, Classic Rock 94-5.

Hensall, Ontario

Hensall is a community in Bluewater, Ontario, Canada with a population of 1,173 (2011 Census). It is located in the centre of Huron County's agricultural land, and is home to three large processing facilities: Thompsons Limited, Hensall Co-op and Cook's Division of Parrish & Heimbecker Ltd., where thousands of tons of beans are annually processed, packaged and shipped worldwide.

Hensall is known as the White Bean Capital of Canada, built on growth and development that began in the 19th century with traditional farming methods.

Hensall is named after the village of Hensall in Yorkshire, England. Hensall, Ontario was founded by two brothers from Hensall, Yorkshire, (George and James Petty), in 1851.

In 1876 a railway station was built to transport people around the area. In 1896, Hensall had a recorded population of 898. In 1876, Hensall got its first post office.

List of census subdivisions in Ontario

The following is a list of census subdivisions in the Canadian province of Ontario.



C = City

R = First Nations Reserve

S-E = Indian Settlement

T = Town

TP = Township

UNO = Unorganized

VL = Village

Paul Klopp

Paul Klopp (born January 14, 1957) is a Canadian politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a New Democratic member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1990 to 1995 who represented the central Ontario riding of Huron. He served as deputy mayor of Bluewater, Ontario from 2001 to 2006 and again from 2010. In 2018, Paul was successful in his bid for Mayor of Bluewater.

Sarepta (disambiguation)

Sarepta was an ancient Phoenician city.

Sarepta may also refer to:


Sarepta, Louisiana, a town

Sarepta, Mississippi, an unincorporated community

Sarepta, a community within the town of Bluewater, Ontario, Canada

Sarepta, a suburb of Cape Town, Western Cape province, South Africa

Sarepta, a village west of Karaganda, once location of a large broadcasting stationOther uses:

Sarepta Therapeutics, an American medical research and drug development company

HMS Sarepta, a Royal Navy air station from 1917 to 1959, when it was renamed

S. M. I. Henry (1839–1900), a Woman's Christian Temperance Union leader

Sodom, Ontario

Sodom, Ontario was a small Canadian logging industry-based community that existed in the last quarter of the 19th and first half of the 20th century. It was located on the boundary between the present day municipalities of South Huron and Bluewater, Ontario, Canada on Dashwood Road approximately 500 meters west of the present-day intersection of Dashwood Road and Ausable Line, at the point at which Dashwood Road bridges the Ausable River. The original site of the community is now occupied by South Huron and Bluewater.

Varna (disambiguation)

Varna is a large city in Bulgaria.

Varna may also refer to:

GeographyVarna Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica

Varna Province, a province in Bulgaria

Varna Municipality

Gulf of Varna, on Bulgaria's Black Sea coast

Lake Varna, Bulgaria

Varna, the Italian name of Vahrn comune (municipality) in Italy

Varna, Azerbaijan, a village in Azerbaijan

Varna, Iran, previous name of Varamin, a city in Iran

Varna, Isfahan, a village in Iran

Varna, Russia, a rural locality (a selo) in Varnensky District of Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia

Varna (Šabac), a village in Serbia

Varna, Illinois, a village in the United States

Varna, New York, a hamlet in the United States

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Crusade of Varna (1443-1444), ended by the Battle of Varna

Battle of Varna (1444), in which the Ottomans defeated the Crusaders

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Varna (Hinduism), the social class systemOtherSS Varna, a number of ships with this name

MFC Varna, a professional futsal team based in Varna, Bulgaria

Varna, the Telugu language name for the 2013 Tamil language film Irandaam Ulagam

Places adjacent to Bluewater, Ontario

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