Seguin, Ontario

Seguin is a township in central Ontario, Canada, in the District of Parry Sound.

Seguin
Township (single-tier)
Township of Seguin
Gordon Bay on Lake Joseph
Gordon Bay on Lake Joseph
Seguin is located in Southern Ontario
Seguin
Seguin
Coordinates: 45°17′18″N 79°48′42″W / 45.288203°N 79.811561°WCoordinates: 45°17′18″N 79°48′42″W / 45.288203°N 79.811561°W
Country Canada
Province Ontario
DistrictParry Sound
IncorporatedJanuary 1, 1998
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • MayorBruce Gibbon
 • Federal ridingParry Sound—Muskoka
 • Prov. ridingParry Sound—Muskoka
Area[1]
 • Land595.68 km2 (229.99 sq mi)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total4,304
 • Density7.2/km2 (19/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)705
Websitewww.seguin.ca

History

The Township of Seguin was created by Minister's Order, dated May 8, 1997. Pursuant to this Order, the Township of Seguin became a newly incorporated municipality, effective January 1, 1998.

The Township of Seguin is the amalgamated municipality of the former Townships of Christie, Foley and Humphrey, and the Village of Rosseau as well as an annexation of the western portion of the unorganized Township of Monteith.

The township

The Township of Seguin is the most southerly municipality in the District of Parry Sound. It is also the first municipality in Northern Ontario in the Highways 69 and 400 corridor.

The township includes the communities of Black Road, Brignall, Dockmure, Dock Siding, Falding, Gordon Bay, Haines Lake, Hamer Bay, Hayes Corners, Holmur, Horseshoe Lake, Humphrey, Lake Joseph, Orrville, Otter Lake, Port Cockburn, Rose Point, Rosseau, Rosseau Road, Seguin Falls, South Parry, Stanley House, Swords and Turtle Lake. The administrative offices of the township are located in Humphrey.

Demographics

According to the 2011 Statistics Canada Census:[1]

  • Population: 3,988
  • % Change (2001-2006): -6.7%
  • Dwellings: 4,348
  • Area (km²): 595.42
  • Density (persons per km²): 6.7

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c 2011 Census Profile

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