Southwest Middlesex, Ontario

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Southwest Middlesex is a municipality in Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada.

Southwest Middlesex
Municipality of Southwest Middlesex
Wardsville
Wardsville
Southwest Middlesex is located in Southern Ontario
Southwest Middlesex
Southwest Middlesex
Coordinates: 42°45′N 81°42′W / 42.750°N 81.700°W / 42.750; -81.700Coordinates: 42°45′N 81°42′W / 42.750°N 81.700°W / 42.750; -81.700
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyMiddlesex
FormedJanuary 1, 2001
Government
 • MayorAllan Mayhew
 • Federal ridingLambton—Kent—Middlesex
 • Prov. ridingLambton—Kent—Middlesex
Area
 • Land427.88 km2 (165.21 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total5,723
 • Density13.4/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
N0L, N0M
Area code(s)519 and 226
Websitewww.southwestmiddlesex.ca

The restructured municipality of Southwest Middlesex was incorporated on January 1, 2001. This amalgamation joined the Village of Glencoe and the Village of Wardsville with the Townships of Ekfrid and Mosa. Southwest Middlesex had a population of 5,723 in the Canada 2016 Census. Southwest Middlesex is located in the southwest corner of Middlesex County, about halfway between London and Chatham.

CommunitiesEdit

The township includes the communities of Appin, Ekfrid, Glencoe, Lewis Corners, Macksville, Mayfair, Newbury Station, North Appin Station, North Ekfrid, North Glencoe Station, Riverside, Strathburn, Tate Corners, Wardsville and Woodgreen. It surrounds, but does not include, the independent village of Newbury. The township administrative offices are located in Glencoe.

Wardsville was the site of the Battle of Longwoods during the War of 1812.

DemographicsEdit

Canada census – Southwest Middlesex community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 5,723 (-2.3% from 2011) 5,860 (-0.5% from 2006) 5,890 (-4.1% from 2001)
Land area: 427.88 km2 (165.21 sq mi) 427.97 km2 (165.24 sq mi) 427.92 km2 (165.22 sq mi)
Population density: 13.4/km2 (35/sq mi) 13.7/km2 (35/sq mi) 13.8/km2 (36/sq mi)
Median age: 46.3 (M: 46.1, F: 46.7) 45.3 (M: 44.8, F: 45.9) 42.2 (M: 41.5, F: 42.8)
Total private dwellings: 2,505 2,470 2,402
Median household income: $64,000 $52,927
References: 2016[2] 2011[3] 2006[4] earlier[5]
YearPop.±%
19966,204—    
20016,144−1.0%
20065,890−4.1%
20115,860−0.5%
20165,723−2.3%
[6][7][1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Southwest Middlesex, Municipality". Statistics Canada. Retrieved June 20, 2019.
  2. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-06-20.
  3. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-07-23.
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-16.
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  6. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  7. ^ "Southwest Middlesex census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-07-23.
  • Stott, Greg. Been to North Ekfrid Lately?": the Story of a Crossroads Community in Ontario, Arkona, Ontario: G. Stott Publishing, 2002

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