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Central Frontenac

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Central Frontenac is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada in the County of Frontenac.

Central Frontenac
Township of Central Frontenac
Road sign along Highway 7
Road sign along Highway 7
Central Frontenac is located in Southern Ontario
Central Frontenac
Central Frontenac
Coordinates: 44°43′N 76°48′W / 44.717°N 76.800°W / 44.717; -76.800Coordinates: 44°43′N 76°48′W / 44.717°N 76.800°W / 44.717; -76.800
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyFrontenac
Incorporated1998
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • MayorFrances Smith
 • Federal ridingLanark—Frontenac—Lennox and Addington
 • Prov. ridingLanark—Frontenac—Lennox and Addington
Area
 • Land1,025.20 km2 (395.83 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total4,373
 • Density4.3/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
K0H
Area code(s)613
Websitewww.centralfrontenac.com
Municipal office in Sharbot Lake

Central Frontenac was created in 1998 through an amalgamation of the Townships of Hinchinbrooke, Kennebec, Olden and Oso.

CommunitiesEdit

There are 28 communities:

EducationEdit

Central Frontenac, along with South Frontenac, North Frontenac and the Frontenac Islands, send students to schools part of the Limestone District School Board, based in neighboring Kingston.

DemographicsEdit

Canada census – Central Frontenac community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 4,373 (-4.0% from 2011) 4,556 (-2.3% from 2006) 4,665 (+2.4% from 2001)
Land area: 1,025.2 km2 (395.8 sq mi) 1,025.17 km2 (395.82 sq mi) 970.07 km2 (374.55 sq mi)
Population density: 4.3/km2 (11/sq mi) 4.4/km2 (11/sq mi) 4.8/km2 (12/sq mi)
Median age: 53.5 (M: 52.7, F: 54.4) 46.0 (M: 45.8, F: 46.3)
Total private dwellings: 3,726 3,536 3,243
Median household income: $56,550 $45,826
References: 2016[3] 2011[4] 2006[5] earlier[6]

According to the 2006 Statistics Canada Census:[7]

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1852 (total dwellings: 3243)
  • Mother tongue:
    • English as first language: 93.1%
    • French as first language: 1.2%
    • English and French as first language: 0.2%
    • Other as first language: 5.5%
YearPop.±%
19964,615—    
20014,557−1.3%
20064,665+2.4%
20114,556−2.3%
20164,373−4.0%
[8][9][1]

Populations prior to amalgamation (1998):

  • Total Population in 1996: 4,615
    • Hinchinbrooke (township): 1,328
    • Kennebec (township): 968
    • Olden (township): 906
    • Oso (township): 1,413
  • Population in 1991:
    • Hinchinbrooke (township): 1117
    • Kennebec (township): 765
    • Olden (township): 811
    • Oso (township): 1,361

TransportationEdit

The main road is Highway 7 which runs through the entire township from east to west. County Road 38 intersects Highway 7 at Sharbot Lake and runs south to Kingston.

The route of the former Kingston and Pembroke Railway runs through the township, and has been converted into the K&P Rail Trail.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Central Frontenac, Township". Statistics Canada. Retrieved June 13, 2019.
  2. ^ "The Beautiful Village of Arden, Ontario". www.ardenvillageontario.com.
  3. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-06-13.
  4. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-13.
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-13.
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  7. ^ Statistics Canada 2006 Census - Central Frontenac community profile
  8. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  9. ^ "Central Frontenac census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-13.