Central Frontenac

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Central Frontenac
Township (lower-tier)
Township of Central Frontenac
Road sign along Highway 7
Road sign along Highway 7
Central Frontenac is located in Southern Ontario
Central Frontenac
Central Frontenac
Coordinates: 44°43′N 76°48′W / 44.717°N 76.800°W / 44.717; -76.800Coordinates: 44°43′N 76°48′W / 44.717°N 76.800°W / 44.717; -76.800
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Frontenac
Incorporated 1998
Government
 • Type Township
 • Mayor Frances Smith
 • Federal riding Lanark—Frontenac—Lennox and Addington
 • Prov. riding Lanark—Frontenac—Lennox and Addington
Area[1]
 • Land 1,025.17 km2 (395.82 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 4,556
 • Density 4.4/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code K0H
Area code(s) 613
Website www.centralfrontenac.com
Municipal office in Sharbot Lake

Central Frontenac is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada in the County of Frontenac.

Central Frontenac was created in 1998 through an amalgamation of the Townships of Hinchinbrooke, Kennebec, Olden and Oso.

Contents

  • 1 Communities
  • 2 Education
  • 3 Demographics
  • 4 Transportation
  • 5 See also
  • 6 References

Communities[edit]

There are 21 communities:

  • Arden, web site http://www.ardenvillageontario.com/
  • Ardendale
  • Bordenwood
  • Burke Settlement
  • Camp Oconto 44°41′10″N 76°40′23″W / 44.686°N 76.673°W / 44.686; -76.673
  • Clarendon Station 44°52′26″N 76°41′46″W / 44.874°N 76.696°W / 44.874; -76.696
  • Cole Lake
  • Crow Lake
  • Echo
  • Elm Tree
  • Godfrey
  • Henderson
  • Kirk Cove 44°47′35″N 76°59′02″W / 44.793°N 76.984°W / 44.793; -76.984
  • Long Lake 44°41′24″N 76°45′47″W / 44.690°N 76.763°W / 44.690; -76.763
  • McLean 44°39′14″N 76°50′02″W / 44.654°N 76.834°W / 44.654; -76.834
  • Mountain Grove 44°44′02″N 76°50′38″W / 44.734°N 76.844°W / 44.734; -76.844
  • Oak Flats 44°32′53″N 76°44′28″W / 44.548°N 76.741°W / 44.548; -76.741
  • Oconto 44°43′16″N 76°40′30″W / 44.721°N 76.675°W / 44.721; -76.675
  • Oso 44°49′08″N 76°41′02″W / 44.819°N 76.684°W / 44.819; -76.684
  • Parham
  • Piccadilly 44°43′59″N 76°56′53″W / 44.733°N 76.948°W / 44.733; -76.948
  • Ronaldson 44°40′59″N 77°01′59″W / 44.683°N 77.033°W / 44.683; -77.033
  • Seouls Corners 44°46′55″N 76°48′00″W / 44.782°N 76.800°W / 44.782; -76.800
  • Sharbot Lake
  • Tichborne
  • Wagarville 44°38′24″N 76°48′11″W / 44.640°N 76.803°W / 44.640; -76.803
  • Wilkinson 44°31′59″N 76°48′43″W / 44.533°N 76.812°W / 44.533; -76.812
  • Zealand 44°50′02″N 76°37′12″W / 44.834°N 76.620°W / 44.834; -76.620

Education[edit]

Central Frontenac, along with South Frontenac, North Frontenac and the Frontenac Islands, send students to schools part of the Limestone District School Board, based in neighboring Kingston.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Central Frontenac community profile
2011 2006
Population: 4556 (-2.3% from 2006) 4665 (2.4% from 2001)
Land area: 1,025.17 km2 (395.82 sq mi) 970.07 km2 (374.55 sq mi)
Population density: 4.4/km2 (11/sq mi) 4.8/km2 (12/sq mi)
Median age: 46.0 (M: 45.8, F: 46.3)
Total private dwellings: 3536 3243
Median household income: $45,826
References: 2011[2] 2006[3] earlier[4]

According to the 2006 Statistics Canada Census:[5]

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1852 (total dwellings: 3243)
  • Mother tongue:
    • English as first language: 93.1%
    • French as first language: 1.2%
    • English and French as first language: 0.2%
    • Other as first language: 5.5%

Population trend:[6]

  • Population in 2011: 4556
  • Population in 2006: 4665
  • Population in 2001: 4557
  • Population in 1996:
    • Hinchinbrooke (township): 1328
    • Kennebec (township): 968
    • Olden (township): 906
    • Oso (township): 1413
  • Population in 1991:
    • Hinchinbrooke (township): 1117
    • Kennebec (township): 765
    • Olden (township): 811
    • Oso (township): 1361

Transportation[edit]

The main road is Highway 7 which runs through the entire township from east to west. County Road 38 intersects Highway 7 at Sharbot Lake and runs south to Kingston.

The route of the former Kingston and Pembroke Railway runs through the township, and has been converted into the K&P Rail Trail.

See also[edit]

  • List of townships in Ontario

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Central Frontenac census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  2. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-13. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada 2006 Census - Central Frontenac community profile
  6. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census