East Hawkesbury

East Hawkesbury is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada, in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell. It is on the Ottawa River. Its eastern boundary is the border with the province of Quebec.

East Hawkesbury
Township (lower-tier)
Township of East Hawkesbury
Canton de Hawkesbury Est
Location within Prescott and Russell

Location within Prescott and Russell
East Hawkesbury is located in Southern Ontario
East Hawkesbury
East Hawkesbury
Location within Ontario
Coordinates: 45°31′N 74°28′W / 45.517°N 74.467°WCoordinates: 45°31′N 74°28′W / 45.517°N 74.467°W
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Prescott and Russell
 • Mayor Robert Kirby
 • Federal riding Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
 • Prov. riding Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
 • Land 235.18 km2 (90.80 sq mi)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 3,296
 • Density 14.0/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code FSA K0B
Area code(s) 613
Website www.easthawkesbury.ca


The township comprises the villages of Chute-à-Blondeau, Sainte-Anne-de-Prescott and Saint-Eugène. The township administrative offices are located in St. Eugene.[3]

Chute-a-Blondeau ON
St-Eugene ON
St. Eugene


During World War II the Royal Canadian Air Force built and operated No. 13 Elementary Flying Training School as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan [4] on a site 2 km south of St. Eugene. The school opened on 28 October 1940 and closed on 19 June 1945.

The airfield was located at 45°29′17″N 074°28′17″W / 45.48806°N 74.47139°W.


Canada census – East Hawkesbury community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 3,296 (-1.2% from 2011) 3335 (-1.0% from 2006) 3368 (-1.4% from 2001)
Land area: 235.18 km2 (90.80 sq mi) 235.09 km2 (90.77 sq mi)
Population density: 14.2/km2 (37/sq mi) 14.3/km2 (37/sq mi)
Median age: 43.1 (M: 43.8, F: 42.3)
Total private dwellings: 1,482 1386 1428
Median household income: $50,230
References: 2016[2] 2011[1] 2006[5] earlier[6]

See also


  1. ^ a b "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-27.
  2. ^ a b "2016 Community Profiles". Canada 2016 Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017.
  3. ^ "Mayor's Welcome :: East Hawkesbury Township". easthawkesbury.ca. Retrieved 2018-04-19.
  4. ^ Hatch, F. J. (1983). The Aerodrome of Democracy: Canada and the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, 1939-1945. Ottawa: Directorate of History, Department of National Defence. ISBN 0660114437.
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-27.
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

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