Hamilton Township, Ontario

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Hamilton Township is a rural township located in Northumberland County in central Ontario. It surrounds the Town of Cobourg.

Hamilton
Township of Hamilton
Countryside near Baltimore
Countryside near Baltimore
Motto(s): 
By land and water we flourish
Hamilton is located in Northumberland County
Hamilton
Hamilton
Hamilton is located in Southern Ontario
Hamilton
Hamilton
Coordinates: 44°03′N 78°13′W / 44.050°N 78.217°W / 44.050; -78.217Coordinates: 44°03′N 78°13′W / 44.050°N 78.217°W / 44.050; -78.217
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyNorthumberland
Settled1791
Incorporated1850
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • MayorBill Cane
 • Federal ridingNorthumberland—Quinte West
 • Prov. ridingNorthumberland—Quinte West
Area
 • Land256.08 km2 (98.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total10,942
 • Density42.7/km2 (111/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)905, 289, 365, and 742
Websitewww.hamiltontownship.ca
Harwood Station, c. 1900
Map of Rice Lake and environs

The township was named after Henry Hamilton, Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec from 1782 to 1785.

CommunitiesEdit

DemographicsEdit

In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Hamilton Township had a population of 11,059 living in 4,281 of its 4,685 total private dwellings, a change of 1.1% from its 2016 population of 10,942. With a land area of 256.03 km2 (98.85 sq mi), it had a population density of 43.2/km2 (111.9/sq mi) in 2021.[2]

Canada census – Hamilton Township community profile
202120162011
Population11,059 (+1.1% from 2016)10,942 (+2.2% from 2011)10,702 (-2.5% from 2006)
Land area256.03 km2 (98.85 sq mi)256.08 km2 (98.87 sq mi)256.12 km2 (98.89 sq mi)
Population density43.2/km2 (112/sq mi)42.7/km2 (111/sq mi)41.8/km2 (108/sq mi)
Median age49.6 (M: 49.2, F: 50)49.1 (M: 49.0, F: 49.2)
Total private dwellings4,2804,6774,377
Median household income$88,124
References: 2021[3] 2016[4] 2011[5] earlier[6][7]
Hamilton Township population history
YearPop.±%
19919,616—    
199610,140+5.4%
200110,785+6.4%
200610,972+1.7%
201110,702−2.5%
201610,942+2.2%
[8][1]
1996 population would have been 9,982 using 2001 boundaries

Mother tongue:[9]

  • English as first language: 94.2%
  • French as first language: 1.0%
  • English and French as first language: 0.1%
  • Other as first language: 4.7%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Hamilton, Township". Statistics Canada. Retrieved June 25, 2019.
  2. ^ "Population and dwelling counts: Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions and census subdivisions (municipalities), Ontario". Statistics Canada. February 9, 2022. Retrieved April 2, 2022.
  3. ^ "2021 Community Profiles". 2021 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 4, 2022. Retrieved 2022-04-27.
  4. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. August 12, 2021. Retrieved 2019-06-25.
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 21, 2019. Retrieved 2012-03-15.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. August 20, 2019.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 18, 2021.
  8. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 Census
  9. ^ Statistics Canada 2006 Census - Hamilton community profile Retrieved 2016-03-27

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