Alfred and Plantagenet

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Alfred and Plantagenet
Township (lower-tier)
Township of Alfred and Plantagenet
Canton d'Alfred et Plantagenet
Location within Prescott and Russell
Location within Prescott and Russell
Alfred and Plantagenet is located in Southern Ontario
Alfred and Plantagenet
Alfred and Plantagenet
Location within southern Ontario
Coordinates: 45°34′N 74°55′W / 45.567°N 74.917°W / 45.567; -74.917Coordinates: 45°34′N 74°55′W / 45.567°N 74.917°W / 45.567; -74.917
Country  Canada
Provinces  Ontario
County Prescott and Russell
Formed January 1, 1997
Government
 • Mayor Fernand Dicaire
 • Federal riding Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
 • Prov. riding Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
Area[1]
 • Land 392.45 km2 (151.53 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 9,196
 • Density 23.4/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code FSA K0B
Area code(s) 613
Website www.alfred-plantagenet.com

Alfred and Plantagenet is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada, in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell. Located approximately 70 km (43 mi) from downtown Ottawa at the confluence of the Ottawa River and the South Nation River.

The township was formed on January 1, 1997, through the amalgamation of Alfred Township, Alfred Village, North Plantagenet Township, and Plantagenet Village.

Near the town of Alfred, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources has designated the Alfred Bog as "a provincially significant wetland and an Area of Natural and Scientific Interest." Species of interest include the palm warbler, northern pitcher-plant, pink lady's-slipper, cottongrass, bog elfin and bog copper butterflies, and ebony boghaunter dragonfly. It also hosts one of the most southerly herds of moose. The bog is open to the public with a 272-metre (892 ft) boardwalk for nature walks.[2]

Contents

  • 1 Communities
  • 2 Demographics
  • 3 See also
  • 4 References

Communities[edit]

The township comprises the communities of Alfred, Alfred Station, Blue Corners, Centrefield, Coin Gratton, Curran, Glenburn, Jessups Falls, Lefaivre, Pendleton, Plantagenet, Plantagenet Station, Rockdale, Senecal, The Rollway, Treadwell, Wendover, and Westminster. The township administrative offices are located in Plantagenet.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Alfred and Plantagenet community profile
2011 2006
Population: 9196 (6.3% from 2006) 8654 (0.7% from 2001)
Land area: 392.45 km2 (151.53 sq mi) 391.68 km2 (151.23 sq mi)
Population density: 23.4/km2 (61/sq mi) 22.1/km2 (57/sq mi)
Median age: 42.7 (M: 42.2, F: 43.0)
Total private dwellings: 3922 3581
Median household income: $52,816
References: 2011[1] 2006[3] earlier[4]

See also[edit]

  • List of municipalities in Ontario
  • List of townships in Ontario
  • List of francophone communities in Ontario

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  2. ^ The Alfred Bog, Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 

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