South Huron

South Huron is a municipality in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the southern part of Huron County. It was formed by amalgamation of the townships of Stephen and Usborne with the Town of Exeter in 2001, in an Ontario-wide municipal restructuring imposed by the provincial government.

South Huron
Municipality of South Huron
South Huron is located in Southern Ontario
South Huron
South Huron
Coordinates: 43°19′N 81°30′W / 43.317°N 81.500°WCoordinates: 43°19′N 81°30′W / 43.317°N 81.500°W
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyHuron
Settled1842
Formed2001
Government
 • MayorGeorge Finch
 • Federal ridingHuron—Bruce
 • Prov. ridingHuron—Bruce
Area
 • Land425.36 km2 (164.23 sq mi)
Population
(2016)[1]
 • Total10,096
 • Density23.4/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
N0M
Area code(s)519 and 226
Websitewww.southhuron.ca

Communities

Communities in South Huron include:

Services

Policing in South Huron served via Ontario Provincial Police Exeter Detachment.

South Huron Fire Department is a mix of full-time and volunteers at three fire stations.

Huron County EMS serves South Huron from their Exeter base.

Demographics

Population trend:[2]

  • Population in 2011: 9,945
  • Population in 2006: 9,982
  • Population in 2001: 10,019
  • Population total in 1996: 10,229
    • Exeter(town): 4472
    • Stephen (township): 4222
    • Usborne (township): 1535
  • Population in 1991:
    • Exeter (town): 4338
    • Stephen (township): 4210
    • Usborne (township): 1552

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 4172 (total dwellings: 4598)

Transportation

The community is home to Centralia/James T. Field Memorial Aerodrome, a public airport and former British Commonwealth Air Training Plan base. The airport has no schedule airline service (closest is London International Airport), serving only private general aviation aircraft. The airfield host a company that modifies private jets.

Ontario Highway 4 is the main road serving South Huron, which connects with Ontario Highway 401 and Ontario Highway 402 in London, Ontario.

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=CSD&Code1=3540005&Geo2=PR&Code2=35&Data=Count&SearchText=South%20Huron&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&GeoLevel=PR&GeoCode=3540005&TABID=1
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census

External links

2010 Huron County municipal elections

Elections took place in Huron County, Ontario on October 25, 2010 in conjunction with municipal elections across the province.

2014 Huron County municipal elections

Elections took place in Huron County, Ontario on October 27, 2014 in conjunction with municipal elections across the province.

2018 Huron County municipal elections

Elections took place in Huron County, Ontario on October 22, 2018 in conjunction with municipal elections across the province.

Bach Music Festival of Canada

The Bach Music Festival of Canada is an international music festival in honor of Johann Sebastian Bach that takes place in the heart of Southern Ontario and is held on a biennial basis. The festival features regional, national and international musicians interpreting the works of Bach.

Bluewater, Ontario

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

Charles MacNaughton

Charles Steel MacNaughton (May 15, 1911 – November 20, 1987) was a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1958 to 1973 who represented the central Ontario riding of Huron. He served as a cabinet minister in the governments of John Robarts and Bill Davis.

Dashwood, Ontario

Dashwood (original name Friedsburg) is a small, primarily residential, community in southwestern Ontario, Canada. The former police village is located at the intersection of Bronson Line and Dashwood Road, on the boundary between the Municipality of Bluewater and the Municipality of South Huron. The community is situated approximately 50 kilometers north west of London near the resort village of Grand Bend, which is located on the south east coast of Lake Huron.

Exeter, Ontario

Exeter is a community in the municipality of South Huron, in the southern portion of Huron County, Ontario, Canada, located approximately 50 kilometres north of London. The community proclaims itself the "Home of the White Squirrel", owing to the presence of the unusually-coloured mammals. Exeter's mascot, "Willis The White Wonder", can be seen at many community events throughout the year, including Canada Day celebrations, the Exeter Rodeo, and the Santa Claus Parade.

Farquhar, Ontario

Farquhar is a community in the Canadian province of Ontario, in the municipality of South Huron.

Huron County, Ontario

Huron County is a county of the province of Ontario, Canada. It is located on the southeast shore of its namesake, Lake Huron, in the southwest part of the province. The county seat is Goderich, also the county's largest community.

The population reported in the 2016 Census for this predominantly agricultural area with many villages and small towns was 59,297 in a land area of 3,399 square kilometers. Of the total population, 7,628 reside in Goderich.

Huron South

Huron South was a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1935. It was created by the British North America Act of 1867 which divided the County of Huron into two ridings: Huron North and Huron South.

In 1872, the County of Huron was divided into three ridings, and Huron Centre was created. The South Riding was defined to consist of the Townships of Goderich, Stanley, Hay, Stephen, Usborne and the Village of Clinton.

In 1882, the South Riding was redefined to consist of the townships of McKillop, Hullett, Tuckersmith, Stanley and Hay, the town of Seaforth and the village of Bayfield.

In 1903, the county of Huron was divided into three ridings: Huron East, Huron West and Huron South. Huron South was redefined to exclude the township of Hullett, and include the townships of Stephen and Usborne, and the villages of Exeter and Hensall.

In 1914, the county of Huron was divided into two ridings: Huron North and Huron South. Huron South was expanded to include the townships of Hullet and Goderich, and the town of Clinton.

In 1924, Huron South was redefined to consist of the part of the county of Huron lying south of and excluding the town of Goderich, and north of and including townships of Goderich, Hullett, and McKillop.

The electoral district was abolished in 1933 when it was redistributed between Huron North and Huron—Perth ridings.

Kirkton

Kirkton ("church town") is the name of a number of places:

Kirkton, Ontario, a community within South Huron, Canada

Kirkton, Dumfries and Galloway, a village in Scotland

Kirkton, Dundee, a residential area in Scotland

Kirkton, Livingston, an area of Livingston, Scotland

Kirkton, Scottish Borders, a village in Scotland

List of Michigan State Historic Sites in Cheboygan County

The following is a list of Michigan State Historic Sites in Cheboygan County, Michigan. Sites marked with a dagger (†) are also listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Cheboygan County, Michigan.

List of Michigan State Historic Sites in Huron County

The following is a list of Michigan State Historic Sites in Huron County, Michigan. Sites marked with a dagger (†) are also listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Huron County, Michigan.

Murdo Young McLean

Murdo Young McLean (February 7, 1848 – January 19, 1916) was a Canadian newspaper publisher and political figure in Ontario. He represented Huron South in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1894 to 1898, and in the House of Commons of Canada from 1908 to 1911 as a Liberal member.

He was born in North Dumfries Township, Waterloo County, Canada West and educated in Ayr. McLean was editor and publisher of the Huron Expositor, previously known as the Seaforth Expositor; he purchased the paper in 1870, with his brother Alan. He served on the town council for Seaforth, also serving as reeve, mayor and as a member of the public school board. McLean was secretary-treasurer for the Farmers' Mutual Insurance Company and the South Huron Agricultural Society. He was elected to the House of Commons in a 1908 by-election held after the death of Benjamin B. Gunn and then reelected in the general election later that year. In 1911, he was defeated for the federal seat by Jonathan Joseph Merner. He died of heart failure in Seaforth in 1916.

His grandson Andrew Young McLean later served in the House of Commons and was also publisher for the Expositor which remained in the McLean family until 1982.

New Boston, Michigan

New Boston is an unincorporated community in Huron Charter Township, Wayne County, in the U.S. state of Michigan.

Huron Township includes three separate communities: the largest community is New Boston; south of New Boston, Willow and Waltz are smaller, newer communities being developed with new subdivisions. The Huron River runs just south of downtown New Boston. Huron Township is just south of Romulus, Michigan, and is just west of Flat Rock, Michigan. Interstate 275 (I-275) passes through the middle of the community with three exits providing easy access. Exits off I-275 are Sibley, South Huron, and Will-Carleton roads, the latter being the southern-most exit.

New Boston was first settled in 1827 and was originally called "Catville" after the initials of the proprietor, C. A. Trowbridge. It received a post office with that name in 1860. On March 20, 1868, it was renamed New Boston, after Boston, Massachusetts.New Boston is home to Gibbs Sweet Station and Mc Nasty's Saloon. Mary Anne's Family Diner once used to thrive, but recently closed. New Boston also hosts an Apple Fest every October. Huron River Drive is closed every year just for the Apple Festival, which includes a parade, lots of shopping booths, great food, and live entertainment. Huron High School is also located in the area.

New Boston's assets include open land, proximity to Detroit Metro Airport, and easy access to I-275 and I-94. In addition, there are three major metro parks in the area.

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.

Tim Long

Tim Long (born June 14, 1969) is a comedy writer born in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. Tim calls Exeter, Ontario, Canada his home town and has written for The Simpsons, Politically Incorrect, Spy Magazine and the Late Show with David Letterman. Currently credited as a consulting producer on The Simpsons, Long was - until Season 20 - credited as an executive producer. His work has also recently appeared in the New York Times and The New Yorker. He also wrote the episode "Mr Roboto" for YTV's Mr. Young.

Long was also a consulting writer on The Simpsons Movie.

He attended high school at South Huron District High School in Exeter, Ontario, Canada. His most recent visit to his former high school was November 21, 2007, where he talked to the staff and students about his achievements.

Tim graduated from University College at the University of Toronto with a major in English Literature and pursued graduate studies in English at Columbia University. He was an intern at Spy magazine under E. Graydon Carter before joining the staff of The David Letterman Show, where he wrote for three years, including one year as Head Writer. In 2008, Long developed and wrote a pilot for the Showtime network entitled "Kevin and the Chart of Destiny". He is currently developing an HBO series for Molly Shannon, and was also hired by producers Richard Donner and Lauren Shuler Donner to adapt The Goonies into a Broadway musical. He has won five Emmy awards, and been nominated for eight others.

Ypsilanti Charter Township, Michigan

Ypsilanti Township, officially the Charter Township of Ypsilanti, is a charter township in Washtenaw County in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the township population was 53,362. The city of Ypsilanti is mostly surrounded by the township, but the two are administered autonomously.

Places adjacent to South Huron

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