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Macdonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional

Macdonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional
Township of Macdonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional
Municipal office in Echo Bay
Municipal office in Echo Bay
Macdonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional is located in Ontario
Macdonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional
Macdonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional
Coordinates: 46°29′N84°04′W / 46.483°N 84.067°W / 46.483; -84.067Coordinates: 46°29′N84°04′W / 46.483°N 84.067°W / 46.483; -84.067
Country   Canada
Province   Ontario
District Algoma
Settled mid 19th century
Incorporated 1899
Government
 • Type Township
 • Mayor Lynn Watson
 • MP Carol Hughes (NDP)
 • MPP Michael Mantha (NDP)
Area
 • Land 164.05 km2 (63.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total 1,609
 • Density 9.8/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
P0S 1C0
Area code(s) 705
Website hosting.soonet.ca
The Big Loonie in Echo Bay.

Macdonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional is a township in Algoma District, Ontario, Canada. Originally surveyed as separate geographical townships, Macdonald and Meredith were incorporated as a single, municipal township in 1892. The geographical township of Aberdeen Additional was added to Macdonald and Meredith township in 1899 to create the municipal township of Macdonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional.

The township encompasses the unincorporated communities of Echo Bay, Bar River and Sylvan Valley.

Communities [ edit ]

Bar River is a small hamlet straddling the boundary between the townships of Macdonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional and Laird.

Echo Bay is located on the shores of the eponymous Echo Bay and Lake George. The community is home to a big loonie, similar to the Big Nickel in Sudbury, around 260 kilometres (160 mi) eastward. Robert-Ralph Carmichael, one of the Canadian dollar coin's designers, lived near Echo Bay.

Demographics [ edit ]

Canada census – Macdonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 1,609 (9.9% from 2011) 1,464 (-5.5% from 2006) 1,550 (6.7% from 2001)
Land area: 164.05 km2 (63.34 sq mi) 163.52 km2 (63.14 sq mi) 161.73 km2 (62.44 sq mi)
Population density: 9.8/km2 (25/sq mi) 9.0/km2 (23/sq mi) 9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Median age: 45.3 (M: 43.0, F: 46.2) 41.8 (M: 41.8, F: 41.8)
Total private dwellings: 860 797 804
Median household income: $74,496 $52,189
References: 2016[2] 2011[3] 2006[4] earlier[5]

Population trend:[6]

  • Population in 2016: 1,609
  • Population in 2011: 1,464
  • Population in 2006: 1,550
  • Population in 2001: 1,452
  • Population in 1996: 1,521
  • Population in 1991: 1,548

See also [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ a b "Macdonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional census profile". 2016 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2017-10-11.
  2. ^ "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2017-10-11.
  3. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-02-17.
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-14.
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  6. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census, 2011, 2016

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