Ryerson is an incorporated township in the Almaguin Highlands region of Parry Sound District in northeastern Ontario, Canada. It had a population of 648 in the 2016 Canadian census. It was named after Egerton Ryerson, the Chief Superintendent of Education for Ontario from 1844 to 1876.

Ryerson
Township of Ryerson
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Ryerson is located in Southern Ontario
Ryerson
Ryerson
Coordinates: 45°35′13″N 79°30′40″W / 45.58694°N 79.51111°W / 45.58694; -79.51111Coordinates: 45°35′13″N 79°30′40″W / 45.58694°N 79.51111°W / 45.58694; -79.51111
Country Canada
Province Ontario
DistrictParry Sound
Settled1870s
Incorporated1880
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • ReeveGeorge Sterling
 • Federal ridingParry Sound—Muskoka
 • Prov. ridingParry Sound—Muskoka
Area
 • Land187.92 km2 (72.56 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
 • Total648
 • Density3.4/km2 (9/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
P0A
Area code(s)705
Websitewww.ryersontownship.ca

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±%
1991625—    
1996676+8.2%
2001632−6.5%
2006686+8.5%
2011634−7.6%
2016648+2.2%
[3][1][2]

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 302(total dwellings: 580)[2]

Mother tongue:[4]

  • English as first language: 94.9%
  • French as first language: 1.5%
  • English and French as first language: 0%
  • Other as first language: 3.6%

CommunitiesEdit

  • Doe Lake
  • Midlothian
  • Rockwynn
  • Starratt
  • Wisemans Corners
 
Municipal office

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit