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Calvin is a township in northeastern Ontario, Canada on the Mattawa River in Nipissing District. The township took its name from Delino Dexter Calvin, an Ontario lumber merchant and MPP based in Frontenac County.

Calvin
Township of Calvin
Rural scene near Eau Claire
Rural scene near Eau Claire
Calvin is located in Ontario
Calvin
Calvin
Coordinates: 46°14′N 78°56′W / 46.233°N 78.933°W / 46.233; -78.933Coordinates: 46°14′N 78°56′W / 46.233°N 78.933°W / 46.233; -78.933
Country Canada
Province Ontario
DistrictNipissing
Government
 • MayorIan Pennell
Area
 • Total140.98 km2 (54.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total516
 • Density3.7/km2 (10/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
Postal code
P0H 1V0
Area code(s)705
WebsiteTownship of Calvin

In 2007, Calvin, along with the town of Mattawa and the townships of Papineau-Cameron, Mattawan and Bonfield cooperated to create a newly branded Mattawa Voyageur Country tourist region in order to promote the area.[2]

CommunitiesEdit

The township comprises the communities of Eau Claire and Eau Claire Station.

DemographicsEdit

Canada census – Calvin, Ontario community profile
2016 2011
Population: 516 (-9.2% from 2011) 568 (-6.6% from 2006)
Land area: 140.98 km2 (54.43 sq mi) 140.69 km2 (54.32 sq mi)
Population density: 3.7/km2 (9.6/sq mi) 4.0/km2 (10/sq mi)
Median age: 47.0 (M: 48.0, F: 45.0)
Total private dwellings: 251 251
Median household income: $48,768
References: 2016[3] 2011[4] earlier[5]
 
Eau Claire Gorge on the Amable du Fond River.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2016 Census Profile: Calvin, Municipality". Statistics Canada. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  2. ^ Adams, K. "Mattawa sports a new look", Baytoday.ca, July 17, 2007. Accessed March 28, 2008.
  3. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  4. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013.
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

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