Horton, Ontario

For other places with the same name, see Horton (disambiguation).

Horton is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada, at the confluence of the Bonnechere River and the Ottawa River in Renfrew County. The Town of Renfrew was originally part of Horton Township.

Horton
Township of Horton
Municipal building
Municipal building
Horton is located in Southern Ontario
Horton
Horton
Coordinates: 45°30′N 76°40′W / 45.500°N 76.667°W / 45.500; -76.667Coordinates: 45°30′N 76°40′W / 45.500°N 76.667°W / 45.500; -76.667
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyRenfrew
Government
 • MayorDavid M. Bennett
 • Governing bodyHorton Council
 • MPCheryl Gallant
 • MPPJohn Yakabuski
Area
 • Total158.51 km2 (61.20 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total2,887
 • Density18.2/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)613
Websitewww.hortontownship.ca

Robert A. Johnson was re-elected as Reeve in 2006.

CommunitiesEdit

The township comprises the communities of Castleford, Castleford Station, Cotieville, Fergusons Beach, Goshen, Lochwinnoch (partially), Mayhew and Thompson Hill.

DemographicsEdit

Canada census – Horton, Ontario community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 2887 (6.2% from 2011) 2719 (-3.0% from 2006) 2803 (9.2% from 2001)
Land area: 158.51 km2 (61.20 sq mi) 158.53 km2 (61.21 sq mi) 158.38 km2 (61.15 sq mi)
Population density: 18.2/km2 (47/sq mi) 17.2/km2 (45/sq mi) 17.7/km2 (46/sq mi)
Median age: 47.1 (M: 46.8, F: 47.5) 44.1 (M: 43.3, F: 44.8)
Total private dwellings: 1175 1234 1287
Median household income: $55,546
References: 2016[2] 2011[3] 2006[4] earlier[5]

AttractionsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Horton census profile". 2016 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2017-02-21.
  2. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2017-02-21.
  3. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-10.
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-10.
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.

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