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Strong is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, as well as the name of a community within the township. Located in the Almaguin Highlands region of Parry Sound District, the township surrounds but does not include the village of Sundridge.

Strong
Township of Strong
Lake Bernard in Strong Township
Lake Bernard in Strong Township
Motto(s): 
Together for a strong tomorrow
Strong is located in Southern Ontario
Strong
Strong
Coordinates: 45°45′N 79°24′W / 45.750°N 79.400°W / 45.750; -79.400Coordinates: 45°45′N 79°24′W / 45.750°N 79.400°W / 45.750; -79.400
Country Canada
Province Ontario
DistrictParry Sound
Incorporated1877
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • MayorKelly Elik
 • Federal ridingParry Sound—Muskoka
 • Prov. ridingParry Sound—Muskoka
Area
 • Land159.93 km2 (61.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total1,439
 • Density9.0/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
P0A
Area code(s)705
Websitewww.strongtownship.com

The township includes the communities of Hartfell, Kennedys, Lake Bernard, Pevensey, Stirling Falls and Strong. It surrounds Lake Bernard, which is claimed to be the world's largest freshwater lake without an island.[2]

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DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±%
19911,377—    
19961,393+1.2%
20011,369−1.7%
20061,327−3.1%
20111,341+1.1%
20161,439+7.3%
[3][4][1]

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 612 (total dwellings: 922)

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 95.1%
  • French as first language: 1.5%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 3.4%
 
Municipal office near Sundridge

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Census Profile, 2016 Census Strong, Township". Statistics Canada. Retrieved June 26, 2019.
  2. ^ Village of Sundridge
  3. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016
  4. ^ Statistics Canada 2011 Census - Strong Census Profile
  5. ^ "2006 Strong community profile".

External linksEdit