Southwest Middlesex, Ontario

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Southwest Middlesex
Municipality (lower-tier)
Municipality of Southwest Middlesex
Wardsville
Wardsville
Southwest Middlesex is located in Southern Ontario
Southwest Middlesex
Southwest Middlesex
Coordinates: 42°45′N 81°42′W / 42.750°N 81.700°W / 42.750; -81.700Coordinates: 42°45′N 81°42′W / 42.750°N 81.700°W / 42.750; -81.700
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Middlesex
Formed January 1, 2001
Government
 • Mayor Vance E. Blackmore
 • Federal riding Lambton—Kent—Middlesex
 • Prov. riding Lambton—Kent—Middlesex
Area[1]
 • Land 427.97 km2 (165.24 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 5,860
 • Density 13.7/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code N0L, N0M
Area code(s) 519 and 226
Website www.southwestmiddlesex.ca

Southwest Middlesex is a municipality in Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada.

The restructured municipality of Southwest Middlesex was incorporated on January 1, 2001. This amalgamation joined the Village of Glencoe and the Village of Wardsville with the Townships of Ekfrid and Mosa. Southwest Middlesex had a population of 5,860 in the Canada 2011 Census. Southwest Middlesex is located in the southwest corner of Middlesex County, about halfway between London and Chatham.

Contents

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

Communities[edit]

The township includes the communities of Appin, Ekfrid, Glencoe, Lewis Corners, Macksville, Mayfair, Newbury Station, North Appin Station, North Ekfrid, North Glencoe Station, Riverside, Strathburn, Tate Corners, Wardsville and Woodgreen. It surrounds, but does not include, the independent village of Newbury. The township administrative offices are located in Glencoe.

Wardsville was the site of the Battle of Longwoods during the War of 1812.

Demographics[edit]

Canada census – Southwest Middlesex community profile
2011 2006
Population: 5860 (-0.5% from 2006) 5890 (-4.1% from 2001)
Land area: 427.97 km2 (165.24 sq mi) 427.92 km2 (165.22 sq mi)
Population density: 13.7/km2 (35/sq mi) 13.8/km2 (36/sq mi)
Median age: 45.3 (M: 44.8, F: 45.9) 42.2 (M: 41.5, F: 42.8)
Total private dwellings: 2470 2402
Median household income: $52,927
References: 2011[2] 2006[3] earlier[4]

Population trend:[5]

  • Population in 2006: 5890
  • Population in 2001: 6144
  • Population total in 1996: 6204

See also[edit]

  • List of townships in Ontario

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Southwest Middlesex census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  2. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". Canada 2011 Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-16. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  • Stott, Greg. Been to North Ekfrid Lately?": the Story of a Crossroads Community in Ontario, Arkona, Ontario: G. Stott Publishing, 2002

External links[edit]

  • Southwest Middlesex