Addington Highlands

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Addington Highlands
Township (lower-tier)
Township of Addington Highlands
Denbigh and Denbigh Lake
Denbigh and Denbigh Lake
Addington Highlands is located in Southern Ontario
Addington Highlands
Addington Highlands
Coordinates: 45°00′N 77°15′W / 45.000°N 77.250°W / 45.000; -77.250Coordinates: 45°00′N 77°15′W / 45.000°N 77.250°W / 45.000; -77.250
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Lennox and Addington
Formed January 1, 1998
Government
 • Type Township
 • Reeve Henry Hogg
 • Governing Body Addington Highlands Township Council
 • MP Scott Reid
 • MPP Randy Hillier
Area[1]
 • Land 1,328.32 km2 (512.87 sq mi)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 2,323
 • Density 1.7/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code FSA K0H
Area code(s) 613
Website www.addingtonhighlands.ca

Addington Highlands (2016 population 2,323)[1] is a township in central eastern Ontario, Canada, in the County of Lennox and Addington. Bon Echo Provincial Park is located primarily in Addington Highlands.

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 Geography
  • 3 Demographics
  • 4 Parks and recreation
  • 5 See also
  • 6 References
  • 7 External links

History[edit]

Addington Highlands contains Kaladar Pine Barrens Conservation Reserve and is near Puzzle Lake Provincial Park. This area was first settled following the construction of the Addington Road in 1857. It was originally named Scouten after its first postmaster. The old CPR rail bed passing through the town has become part of the Trans Canada Trail.

Geography[edit]

The township comprises the communities of Addington, Bishop Corners, Caverlys Landing, Cloyne, Denbigh, Ferguson Corners, Flinton, Flinton Corners, Glastonbury, Glenfield, Kaladar, Massanoga, McCrae, Northbrook, Rose Hill, Slate Falls, Vennachar, Vennachar Junction and Weslemkoon. The township's municipal offices are located in Flinton. Kaladar is located at the junction of Highway 7 and Highway 41.

Lakes of notable size within the township boundaries are:

  • Ashby Lake
  • Ashby White Lake
  • Barker Lake
  • Brooks Lake
  • Browns Lake
  • Deerock Lake
  • Effingham Lake
  • Joeperry Lake
  • Long Malloy Lake
  • Mazinaw Lake
  • Otter Lake
  • Lake Sheldrake
  • Shabomeka Lake
  • Skootamatta Lake
  • Weslemkoon Lake
  • Trout Lake

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1996 2,429 —    
2001 2,402 −1.1%
2006 2,512 +4.6%
2011 2,517 +0.2%
2016 2,323 −7.7%
[2][3][1]

Parks and recreation[edit]

Weslemkoon (centre) and Effingham (lower right) Lakes, popular cottage locations

Addington Highlands contains the majority of Bon Echo Provincial Park.

See also[edit]

  • List of municipalities in Ontario
  • List of townships in Ontario

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data". Statistics Canada. February 6, 2017. Retrieved February 8, 2017. 
  2. ^ http://www12.statcan.ca/english/profil01/CP01/Details/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=CSD&Code1=3511035&Geo2=PR&Code2=35&Data=Count&SearchText=addington&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom=
  3. ^ http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=CSD&Code1=3511035&Geo2=PR&Code2=35&Data=Count&SearchText=addington&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom=

External links[edit]

  • Official website
  • Addington Highlands Community Profile