Perry is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the Almaguin Highlands region of Parry Sound District.

Perry
Township of Perry
Emsdale
Emsdale
Perry is located in Southern Ontario
Perry
Perry
Coordinates: 45°30′N 79°17′W / 45.500°N 79.283°W / 45.500; -79.283Coordinates: 45°30′N 79°17′W / 45.500°N 79.283°W / 45.500; -79.283
Country Canada
Province Ontario
DistrictParry Sound
Settled1873
Incorporated1888
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • MayorNorm Hofstetter
 • Federal ridingParry Sound—Muskoka
 • Prov. ridingParry Sound—Muskoka
Area
 • Land187.22 km2 (72.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total2,454
 • Density13.1/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
P0A 1J0
Area code(s)705
Websitewww.townshipofperry.ca

The township had a population of 2,454 in the 2016 Canadian census.

CommunitiesEdit

  • Clear Lake
  • Emsdale
  • Novar
  • Scotia
  • Swindon
  • Walls

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±%
19912,049—    
19962,215+8.1%
20012,252+1.7%
20062,010−10.7%
20112,317+15.3%
20162,454+5.9%
[3][1][2]

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1,041 (total dwellings: 1,676)[2]

Mother tongue:[4]

  • English as first language: 91.8%
  • French as first language: 1.0%
  • English and French as first language: 0.5%
  • Other as first language: 6.7%

TransportationEdit

The communities of Emsdale and Novar are flag stops on Ontario Northland's intercity motor coach service along its Toronto–Barrie–Bracebridge–Huntsville–North Bay route.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 2011 Census Profile
  2. ^ a b c "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Perry, Township". Statistics Canada. Retrieved June 27, 2019.
  3. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profile".

External linksEdit