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Limerick is a small township in Hastings County, Ontario, Canada, near Limerick Lake. It is located 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of Belleville between Madoc and Bancroft and served by Ontario Highway 62 and County Road 620. The Township is bordered by the Town of Bancroft, Township of Wollaston and the joined Townships of Tudor and Cashel. The township is heavily forested, as is the shoreline of the Limerick Lake, the main industry in the township being forestry and logging. The population of Limerick Township is approx. 300 full-year residents, and another 1000 seasonal residents.

Limerick
Township of Limerick
Community centre
Community centre
Official logo of Limerick
Limerick is located in Southern Ontario
Limerick
Limerick
Coordinates: 44°54′N 77°40′W / 44.900°N 77.667°W / 44.900; -77.667Coordinates: 44°54′N 77°40′W / 44.900°N 77.667°W / 44.900; -77.667
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyHastings
Incorporated1887
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • ReeveCarl Stefanski
 • Federal ridingHastings—Lennox and Addington
 • Prov. ridingPrince Edward—Hastings
Area
 • Land205.37 km2 (79.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2016[1])
 • Total346
 • Density1.7/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
K0L
Area code(s)613 and 343
Websitewww.township.limerick.
on.ca

It was named after the city of Limerick in Ireland.

CommunitiesEdit

The township of Limerick comprises a number of villages and hamlets, including the following communities such as Martins Landing, Ormsby (44°52′52″N 77°44′56″W / 44.881°N 77.749°W / 44.881; -77.749), St. Ola, Steenburg Lake; Brinklow, Ormsby Junction

 
Old school house in Ormsby
 
Country store in Ormsby

DemographicsEdit

Canada census – Limerick, Ontario community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 346 (-1.7% from 2011) 352 (-3.3% from 2006) 364 (+0.6% from 2001)
Land area: 205.37 km2 (79.29 sq mi) 205.68 km2 (79.41 sq mi) 200.59 km2 (77.45 sq mi)
Population density: 1.7/km2 (4.4/sq mi) 1.7/km2 (4.4/sq mi) 1.8/km2 (4.7/sq mi)
Median age: 55.1 (M: 55.7, F: 53.8) 51.6 (M: 51.2, F: 52.2)
Total private dwellings: 541 427 565
Median household income: $42,880 $27,333
References: 2016[2] 2011[3] 2006[4] earlier[5]
YearPop.±%
1991347[7]—    
1996396+14.1%
2001362−8.6%
2006364+0.6%
2011352−3.3%
2016346−1.7%
[6][3][1]

First Official Language Spoken:[3]

  • English as first language: 100%
  • French as first language: 0%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 0%

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Limerick, Township". Statistics Canada. Retrieved June 15, 2019.
  2. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-06-15.
  3. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-03-01.
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-01.
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  6. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  7. ^ Statistics Canada (1992). Profile of census divisions and subdivision in Ontario. Part A. Supply and Services Canada. p. 141. ISBN 0-660-57210-9.

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