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Lanark Highlands is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada in Lanark County. The township administrative offices are located in the village of Lanark.

Lanark Highlands
Township of Lanark Highlands
Municipal office in Lanark
Municipal office in Lanark
Lanark Highlands is located in Southern Ontario
Lanark Highlands
Lanark Highlands
Location in Southern Ontario
Coordinates: 45°05′17″N 76°31′01″W / 45.088°N 76.517°W / 45.088; -76.517Coordinates: 45°05′17″N 76°31′01″W / 45.088°N 76.517°W / 45.088; -76.517
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyLanark
IncorporatedJuly 1, 1997
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • ReevePeter McLaren
 • Governing BodyLanark Highlands Township Council
 • MPScott Reid (CPC)
 • MPPRandy Hillier (OPC)
Area
 • Land1,048.83 km2 (404.96 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total5,338
 • Density5.1/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal code
K0G 1K0
Area code(s)613
Websitewww.lanarkhighlands.ca

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HistoryEdit

The current township was incorporated on July 1, 1997 by amalgamating the former townships of Darling, Lanark, and the previously combined township Lavant, Dalhousie and North Sherbrooke with the village of Lanark.

CommunitiesEdit

The township comprises the communities of Arklan, Boyds, Brightside, Bullock, California, Cedardale, Clyde Forks, Clydesville, Dalhousie Lake, Elphin, Flower Station, Folger, French Line, Halls Mills, Halpenny, Hood, Hopetown, Joes Lake, Lammermoor, Lanark, Lavant, Lavant Station, Lloyd, Marble Bluff, McDonalds Corners, Middleville, Pine Grove, Poland, Quinn Settlement, Rosetta, Tatlock, Watsons Corners, and White, as well as the ghost town of Herrons Mills.

DemographicsEdit

Canada census – Lanark Highlands community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 5,338 (+4.1% from 2011) 5,128 (-1.0% from 2006) 5,180 (+8.0% from 2001)
Land area: 1,048.83 km2 (404.96 sq mi) 1,048.19 km2 (404.71 sq mi) 1,033.30 km2 (398.96 sq mi)
Population density: 5.1/km2 (13/sq mi) 4.9/km2 (13/sq mi) 5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)
Median age: 51.2 (M: 51.1, F: 51.3) 45.6 (M: 45.4, F: 45.9)
Total private dwellings: 3,315 3,182 3,036
Median household income: $67,669 $52,974
References: 2016[3] 2011[4] 2006[5] earlier[6]
YearPop.±%
20014,795—    
20065,180+8.0%
20115,128−1.0%
20165,338+4.1%
[7][1][2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Lanark Highlands census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-13.
  2. ^ a b "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Lanark Highlands, Township". Statistics Canada. Retrieved June 19, 2019.
  3. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
  4. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-13.
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-13.
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  7. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census

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