East Hawkesbury

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East Hawkesbury
Township (lower-tier)
Township of East Hawkesbury
Canton de Hawkesbury Est
Location within Prescott and Russell
Location within Prescott and Russell
East Hawkesbury is located in Southern Ontario
East Hawkesbury
East Hawkesbury
Location within Ontario
Coordinates: 45°31′N 74°28′W / 45.517°N 74.467°W / 45.517; -74.467Coordinates: 45°31′N 74°28′W / 45.517°N 74.467°W / 45.517; -74.467
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Prescott and Russell
Government
 • Mayor Robert Kirby
 • Federal riding Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
 • Prov. riding Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
Area[1]
 • Land 235.18 km2 (90.80 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,335
 • Density 14.2/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code FSA K0B
Area code(s) 613
Website www.easthawkesbury.ca

East Hawkesbury is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada, in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell. It is on the Ottawa River. Its eastern boundary is the border with the province of Quebec.

Contents

  • 1 Communities
  • 2 History
  • 3 Demographics
  • 4 See also
  • 5 References
  • 6 External links

Communities[edit]

The township comprises the communities of Barb, Chevrier, Chute-à-Blondeau, Glen Andrew, Golden Hill, La Renouche, Maple Row, Pointe-Fortune, Stardale, St. Davids, Sainte-Anne-de-Prescott and St. Eugene. The township administrative offices are located in St. Eugene.


Chute-a-Blondeau
St. Eugene

History[edit]

During World War II the Royal Canadian Air Force built and operated No. 13 Elementary Flying Training School as part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan [2] on a site 2 km south of St. Eugene. The school opened on 28 October 1940 and closed on 19 June 1945.

The airfield was located at 45°29′17″N 074°28′17″W / 45.48806°N 74.47139°W / 45.48806; -74.47139 (St. Eugene Aerodrome).

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – East Hawkesbury community profile
2011 2006
Population: 3335 (-1.0% from 2006) 3368 (-1.4% from 2001)
Land area: 235.18 km2 (90.80 sq mi) 235.09 km2 (90.77 sq mi)
Population density: 14.2/km2 (37/sq mi) 14.3/km2 (37/sq mi)
Median age: 43.1 (M: 43.8, F: 42.3)
Total private dwellings: 1386 1428
Median household income: $50,230
References: 2011[1] 2006[3] earlier[4]

See also[edit]

  • 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 2012-02-27. 
  2. ^ Hatch, F. J. (1983). The Aerodrome of Democracy: Canada and the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, 1939-1945. Ottawa: Directorate of History, Department of National Defence. ISBN 0660114437. 
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-27. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 

External links[edit]

  • Official website