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Encyclopedia > Belleville, Ontario
City of Belleville
City Hall
Belleville's location in relation to Ontario.
Coordinates: 44°10′N -77°23′W / 44.167, 76.617
Country Canada
Province Ontario
County Hastings
Settled 1789
Named 1816
Government
 - Mayor Neil Ellis
Area
 - City 246.76 km²  (95.3 sq mi)
 - Metro 1,918.2 km² (740.61 sq mi)
Population (2006)Taken from 2006 Belleville Profile
 - City 48,821
 - Density 197.8/km² (512.3/sq mi)
 - Metro 91,518
 - Metro Density 123.6/km² (320.1/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Website: City of Belleville official site

Belleville (2006 population 48,821, metropolitan population 91,518)[1] is a city located at the mouth of the Moira River on the Bay of Quinte in southeastern Ontario, Canada, in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor. It is the seat of Hastings County. The current mayor of Belleville is Neil Ellis (elected on November 13th 2006). Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (2048x1536, 1155 KB) Belleville, Ontario, Canada. ... Image File history File links Ontario-belleville. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area [1] Ranked... In political geography and international politics, a country is a political division of a geographical entity, a sovereign territory, most commonly associated with the notions of state or nation and government. ... A province is a territorial unit, almost always a country subdivision. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area [1] Ranked... In the Canadian province of Ontario, there are three different types of census divisions: single-tier municipalities, upper-tier municipalities (of which can be regional municipalities or counties) and districts. ... Categories: Stub | Ontario counties and regions ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... EST or Est or est may stand for: Est or Erhard Seminars Training, a New Age Large Group Awareness Training seminar program est in French, meaning east, as in referring to France and to the Franche-Comté and Lorraine régions Eastern Standard Time - three separate time zones use this... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... EDT can stand for: Eastern Daylight Time - observed in the North American Eastern Time Zone during daylight saving time (UTC - 4) Eau de toilette -- see perfume Electrical Discharge Texturing Electrodynamic tether Electronic Design Technology. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Moira River flows from its source near Sharbot Lake in eastern Ontario to empty into the Bay of Quinte on Lake Ontario at Belleville, Ontario. ... The Bay of Quinte is on the northern shore of Lake Ontario. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area [1] Ranked... The 1,150-kilometre Quebec City-Windsor Corridor is the most densely-populated and heavily-industrialised region of Canada. ... Categories: Stub | Ontario counties and regions ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ...

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History

Originally the site of a Native settlement known as Asukhknosk, the future location of the city was settled by United Empire Loyalists in 1789, after which it became known as Meyer's Creek after prominent settler and industrialist John Walden Meyers. It was renamed Belleville in honour of Lady Arabella Gore in 1816, after a visit to the settlement by Sir Francis Gore and his wife. Belleville became an important railway junction with the completion of the Grand Trunk Railway in 1855. Belleville's strikingly beautiful Gothic city hall was constructed in 1872. The City Hall tower stands some 185 feet above street level. The name United Empire Loyalists is given to those American Loyalists who resettled in British North America and other British Colonies as an act of fealty to King George III after the British defeat in the American Revolutionary War. ... 1789 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... John Walden Meyers (January 22, 1745 – November 22, 1821) was an Upper Canada businessman and United Empire Loyalist. ... 1816 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Francis Gore, (1769-1852) was a British officer and British colonial administrator. ... 1885 map The Grand Trunk Railway (GTR) was a historic railway system which operated in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario, as well as the American states of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. ...


In 1998, the city was amalgamated with the surrounding Township of Thurlow to form an expanded City of Belleville as part of Ontario-wide municipal restructuring. The city also annexed portions of Quinte West to the west. Quinte West is a municipality in central eastern Ontario, Canada. ...


Geography and climate

Belleville is located at the mouth of the Moira River on the Bay of Quinte in southeastern Ontario between the cities of Quinte West to the west and Napanee to the east. These cities are connected by both Ontario's Highway 2 and the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (Highway 401); The city is also served by Highway 37, running north-south from Belleville towards Tweed to the east of the Moira River; and Highway 62 (once Highway 14 south of 401), northwards towards Madoc, and southward to Prince Edward County over the Bay Bridge. The Moira River flows from its source near Sharbot Lake in eastern Ontario to empty into the Bay of Quinte on Lake Ontario at Belleville, Ontario. ... The Bay of Quinte is on the northern shore of Lake Ontario. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area [1] Ranked... Quinte West is a municipality in central eastern Ontario, Canada. ... Greater Napanee (2001 population 15,132) is a town in, and the seat of Lennox and Addington County in eastern Ontario, Canada approximately 40 kilometres west of Kingston. ... Highway 2 was the major east-west provincial highway in Southern Ontario, running from Windsor in the west to the Lancaster in the east and joining together the towns and cities of the western two thirds of the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The Kings Highway 37 is a north-south highway in the east-central part of the province of Ontario, Canada. ... This page is about The Township of Tweed, for the village see Tweed, Ontario (village) Tweed is a township in central-eastern Ontario, in the County of Hastings on the Black River. ... Highway 62 is a provincially maintianed highway in OntarioCanada, running north-south from Highway 33 at Bloomfield in Prince Edward County, through Belleville, Madoc, Bancroft, to Maynooth and the junction of Highway 127. ... Madoc is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada in Hastings County. ... The Corporation of the County of Prince Edward is a single-tier municipality and a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ...


Belleville is located in a transitional zone which may be considered part of the Central Ontario or Eastern Ontario regions by different sources. By the official definition of these regions, however, Belleville is more properly considered part of the Central Ontario region as it is located west of the St. Lawrence River's starting point. Central Ontario is the portion of the Canadian province of Ontario which lies between Georgian Bay and a portion of the north shore of Lake Ontario. ... Eastern Ontario is the region of the Canadian province of Ontario which lies between the Ottawa and St. ... The Saint Lawrence River (French fleuve Saint-Laurent) is a large west-to-east flowing river in the middle latitudes of North America, connecting the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. ...


Distance Statistics

  • 192km (119 miles) from Toronto, ON.
  • 221km (137 miles) from Ottawa, ON.
  • 356km (221 miles) from Montreal, QC.

Climate

Belleville's climate has four distinctive seasons. The summer season has comfortable temperatures and modest rainfall. The winter season is not exceedingly cold and the average snowfall is lower than in many other parts of Canada and north-east United States. The City's traditional continental climate (hot summers, cold winters) is moderated somewhat by its location near the Bay of Quinte and Lake Ontario. The lakes moderates temperature extremes, cooling hot summer days and warming cold days during the fall and winter.[citation needed]

Flowerbed beside Highway 401 near Belleville
Flowerbed beside Highway 401 near Belleville
  • Mean Daily Temperature - Annually = +7.5 °C (45.5 °F)
  • Mean Maximum Highest Temp. - Summer = +26.5 °C (79.7 °F)
  • Mean Minimum Lowest Temp. - Winter = −11.9 °C (10.6 °F)
  • Growing Degree-Days = 2239
  • Growing Season = 190-200 days
  • Mean Annual Precipitation = 85 cm (33.5 in)
  • Mean Annual Snow Fall = 151 cm (59.5 in)
  • Average Number of Days with Precipitation = 141 days
  • Average Number of Days with Snowfall = 42 days
  • Average Number of Days with max. temperature > 0°C (32°F)= 304 days

Image File history File links Highway_401_-_Belleville_2001. ... Image File history File links Highway_401_-_Belleville_2001. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...

Economy

Procter & Gamble, Lipton, Wilson Sports, Sears and Nortel are among the internationally known companies with industrial operations in Belleville. The central Canadian Forces Post Office (CFPO) is located here. As this post office is the gateway between the civilian and military postal systems of Canada, Belleville serves as the mailing address for Canadian Armed Forces Bases and Ships abroad. Procter & Gamble Co. ... The Lipton logo Lipton is one of the worlds best-known and best-selling brand of both hot leaf and ready-to-drink tea. ... Wilson official logo. ... Sears Canada Inc. ... Northern Telecommunications Networks, commonly known as Nortel, is a telecommunications equipment manufacturer headquartered in Canada. ... An army post office is a special military system to integrate the civil postal system to that of the military. ... Canada Post logo Canada Post (French: Postes Canada) is a Canadian postal service operated as an independent crown corporation. ... The Department of National Defence, frequently referred to by its acronym DND, is the department within the government of Canada with responsibility for Canadas military, known as the Canadian Forces. ...


Demographics

The City of Belleville, with the amalgamation of the Township of Thurlow, and the annexation of a portion of the City of Quinte West, has a population of approximately 46,000 people. Belleville is the largest urban centre in a much larger market area generally known as the Quinte Region. The Quinte Region extends approximately 25 miles in all directions from Belleville's City centre, and has an estimated population of approximately 173,000 people. Belleville is the name of several places in North America: Belleville, Ontario, Canada Belleville, Illinois, United States of America Belleville, Kansas, United States of America Belleville, Michigan, United States of America Belleville, New Jersey, United States of America Belleville, Pennsylvania, United States of America Belleville is the name or part... Amalgamation, meaning to combine or unite into one form, has several uses: Amalgam, in chemistry, mining and dentistry, the result of the blending of mercury with another metal or alloy Amalgamation (mining), the process of separation of precious metals from ore. ...


Belleville's population is projected to increase by 7,500 people by 2021 to approximately 54,000 inhabitants, a growth rate of roughly .7% per year. However, two trends may result in a growth rate up to twice the above rate. The two trends include:

  • expansion of smaller urban communities within easy traveling distance to large metropolitan urban centres.
  • expansion of Belleville as the regional employment and service centre for the Quinte Region and areas.

Population Stats

  • Population: 48,821
  • Population Within 25 miles (40 km) Of City Centre: 172,625
  • Population Density Within 25 Mile Radius Of City Centre: 34.26/km² (88.7/sq mi)
  • Average Population Per Dwelling Within 25 Mile Radius Of City Centre: 2.61

Education

Belleville is part of two School Boards:


Public

  • Hastings & Prince Edward District School Board,

The Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board has 46 elementary and eight secondary schools, serving over 18,400 students, and employing more than 1,070 teachers and 705 support staff. ...

High Schools

  • Bayside Secondary School
  • Centennial Secondary School (Belleville)
  • Moira Secondary School
  • Quinte Secondary School

Elementary Schools

Queen Elizabeth Elementary School may refer to: In Canada: Queen Elizabeth Elementary School (New Westminster), British Columbia Queen Elizabeth Elementary School (Vancouver), British Columbia Categories: | ... Hillcrest Elementary is a public elementary school in Surrey, British Columbia part of School District 36 Surrey. ... Prince Charles Elementary is a public elementary school in Surrey, British Columbia part of School District 36 Surrey. ...

Special Schools

  • Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf.
  • William R Kirk School for developmentally disabled, multiple disabilities, and special education.

Separate

Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board is a separate school board in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ...

High Schools

  • St. Theresa Catholic Secondary School
  • Nicholson Catholic College

Elementary

  • Our Lady of Fatima Elementary School
  • St Michael's Elementary School
  • St Joseph's Elementary School
  • Georges Vanier Elementary School
  • Holy Rosary Elementary School

Georges Vanier Elementary is a public elementary school in Surrey, British Columbia part of School District 36 Surrey. ...

Private Schools

  • Albert College, a private boarding school
  • Quinte Ballet School of Canada, one of the larger ballet schools in Canada.
  • Quinte Christian High School which opened in 1977 and moved into new facilities in September 2006.
  • Belleville Christian School 2 km north of the 401, teaching grades J-K, S-K, 1-8.
  • Kidzstep Vocational Prepatory School 158 George street, grades 7-12

Albert College is a co-educational independent boarding school in Belleville, Ontario. ... Painting of ballet dancers by Edgar Degas, 1872. ...

Post-secondary

Loyalist College is the local community college. Loyalist College (officially Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technologyis an English-language community college in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. ... The province of Ontario, in Canada, has two types of community colleges: Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology and Institutes of Technology and Advanced Learning. ...


Sports Teams

Belleville is home to the Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League. They play at the Yardmen Arena, located on Cannifton Road. City: Belleville, Ontario League: Ontario Hockey League Conference: Eastern Division: East Founded: February 2, 1981 Home Arena: Belleville Yardmen Arena Colours: Black, Red, Gold & White Head Coach: George Burnett General Manager: George Burnett Belleville Bulls in action at home versus Oshawa Generals. ... OHL All-Star Game 2006 Opening Face Off. ... The Belleville Yardman Arena is a 3,750-seat multi-purpose arena in Belleville, Ontario Canada. ...


A major summer event which attracts thousands of people to Belleville each year is the Waterfront & Ethnic Festival.


Belleville was the birthplace of NHL stars: NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ...

Matt Cooke Cookie (born September 7, 1978 in Belleville, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey player. ... The Vancouver Canucks are a professional ice hockey team based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ... Robert Remi Crawford (born April 6, 1959 in Belleville, Ontario) is a retired Canadian ice hockey player. ... Lou Crawford (born November 5, 1962 in Belleville, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played 26 games in the National Hockey League. ... Marc Crawford at the 2006 NHL Awards Ceremony. ... The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles, California, USA. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). ... Robert Marvin The Golden Jet Hull (born January 3, 1939) is a retired Canadian ice hockey player. ... Hockey Hall of Fame logo The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is dedicated to the history of ice hockey with exhibits featuring memorabilia and NHL trophies (including the Stanley Cup) along with interactive activities. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Hockey Hall of Fame logo The Hockey Hall of Fame, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, is dedicated to the history of ice hockey with exhibits featuring memorabilia and NHL trophies (including the Stanley Cup) along with interactive activities. ... Dennis Hull (b. ... Yvan Cournoyer (Canada) shooting towards Vladislav Tretiak (USSR) during a game of the Summit Series The (1972) Summit Series as it eventually came to be known, was the first competition between full-strength Soviet and Canadian national ice hockey teams. ... Andrew Raycroft (born May 4, 1980 in Belleville, Ontario) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who plays for the National Hockey Leagues Toronto Maple Leafs. ... The Toronto Maple Leafs are a professional ice hockey team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Brad Richardson (February 4, 1985 in Belleville, Ontario is a professional ice hockey player who currently plays center and left wing for the National Hockey Leagues Colorado Avalanche. ... The Colorado Avalanche are a professional ice hockey team based in Denver, Colorado, United States. ...

Other Notable People from Belleville

Belleville was also home to:

Sir Mackenzie Bowell, PC , KCMG (December 27, 1823 – December 10, 1917) was the fifth Prime Minister of Canada from December 21, 1894 to April 27, 1896. ... Regions Political culture Foreign relations Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      The Prime Minister of Canada (French: Premier ministre du Canada), is the Minister of the Crown who is head of the Government of Canada. ... Avril Ramona Lavigne-Whibley[1] (born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian rock singer and musician. ... Greater Napanee (2001 population 15,132) is a town in Lennox and Addington County in eastern Ontario, Canada approximately 40 kilometres west of Kingston. ... Susanna Moodie, née Strickland (6 December 1803 – 8 April 1885) was a British author who wrote about her experiences as a settler in Canada. ... John Weldon (May 11, 1945, Belleville, Ontario), is a Canadian actor, composer, animator and movie director, famous worldwide for his animated movies with common people in oddly situations. ... An animated cartoon is a moving picture generated by photographing drawings frame-by-frame, as opposed to a normal movie, which is produced by shooting 24 frames a second of actual moving persons or objects. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Farley McGill Mowat OC, BA, D.Litt (born May 12, 1921 in Belleville, Ontario) is a conservationist and one of Canadas most widely-read authors. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... The Kinks were an English rock group formed in 1963 by lead singer-songwriter Ray Davies, his brother, lead guitarist and vocalist Dave Davies, and bassist Pete Quaife. ... Miss Universe 2007, the 56th Miss Universe pageant, was won by Riyo Mori of Japan. ... Riyo Mori ) born December 24, 1986 in Aoi-ku, Shizuoka, Japan is a Japanese dance instructor who won the Miss Universe 2007 title in May 2007. ...

Media

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Radio

CJBQ 800 AM is a Country Music radio station in Belleville, Ontario. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... CJLX is a Canadian radio station, which broadcasts at 91. ... Loyalist College (officially Loyalist College of Applied Arts and Technologyis an English-language community college in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. ... Campus radio (also known as college radio, university radio or student radio) is a type of radio station that is run by the students of a college, university or other educational institution. ... CJOJ-FM is a Canadian radio station that airs classic hits music at 95. ... Classic hits is a popular music radio format, a variation on the classic rock theme that provides most of the playlist of classic rock with an addition of contemporaneous R&B and pop hits as well, striking a balance between the mostly 70s-focused classic rock genre and the more... CIGL-FM is a hot adult contemporary radio station broadcasting at 97. ... Adult contemporary music, frequently abbreciated to just AC, is a type of radio format that plays mainstream and pop music, without hip-hop or rap since, as per the name, it is geared more towards adults than teens. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ... CHCQ-FM is a Canadian radio station airing a country music format at 100. ... This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... CKJJ-FM is a christian music radio station broadcasting at 102. ... This article or section is in need of attention from an expert on the subject. ... // The following is a list of radio stations in the Canadian province of Ontario, as of 2006. ...

Television

  • Channel 15: CBLFT-TV-13 - SRC
  • Channel 53: CICO-TV-53 - TVOntario

CBLFT is the Societé Radio-Canada station serving franco-ontarians in Toronto and most of Ontario, including the Western, Central and Northeastern regions. ... Télévision de Radio-Canada, often simply Radio-Canada, is the main French language television service of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. ... TVOntario, officially the Ontario Educational Communications Authority, is an educational public television broadcaster in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... TVOntario, officially the Ontario Educational Communications Authority, is an educational public television broadcaster in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... The following is a list of television stations that have transmitter towers located in Ontario. ...

Sister cities

  • Flag of Germany Lahr, Germany - Established in 1971
  • Flag of South Korea Kunpo, South Korea - Established in 1996
  • Flag of People's Republic of China Zhucheng, People's Republic of China - Established in 1996

Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Lahr is a city in southern Germany between Freiburg and Strasbourg in the Rhine river valley, at 48 deg, 21 min N, 7 deg, 52 min E. Lahr is the birthplace of Felix Wankel, inventor of the Wankel rotary combustion engine. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Korea. ... Gunpo is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Zhucheng is a city of more than 100,000 inhabitants located in the Chinese province of Shandong. ...

References

  1. ^ City of Belleville 2006 Census Profile
  2. ^ http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2007/05/29/4217363.html

External links

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The Corporation of the County of Prince Edward is a single-tier municipality and a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... In the Canadian province of Ontario, municipalities operate in various hierarchies. ... Motto: The People are the City, Barrie Means Business (advertising campaign) Location of Barrie, Ontario Coordinates: Country Canada Province Ontario Established (town) 1837 Established (city) 1853 Government  - Mayor Dave Aspden  - Council Barrie City Council  - MPP Joe Tascona (PCO)  - MP Patrick Brown (CPC) Elevation 76 m (249. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country Canada Province Ontario Established May 31, 1877 Government  - City Mayor Mike Hancock  - Governing Body Brantford City Council  - MP Lloyd St. ... Brockville (2001 population 21,375, metropolitan population 44,741) is located in the Thousand Islands region on the St. ... Gananoque is a town in Leeds and Grenville County, Ontario, located at 44°1955 North 76°944 West. ... 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Pembroke (population 13,490 in the 2001 Canadian census) is a city at the confluence of the Muskrat River and the Ottawa River in the Ottawa Valley in eastern Ontario, Canada. ... Nickname: Motto: Dat natura, elaborant artes (Nature Provides, Industry Develops) Map of Ontario with Peterborough indicated with a red dot Coordinates: Country Canada  Province Ontario  County Peterborough County Established 1819 - Scotts Plains Incorporated as town 1850 - Peterborough Incorporated as city July 1, 1905 Government  - Mayor Paul Ayotte  - MP Dean... Prescott is a town of approximately 4,200 people on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River in Ontario, Canada, directly across from Ogdensburg, New York. ... Quinte West is a municipality in central eastern Ontario, Canada. ... Smiths Falls (2001 population 9,977) is a town in Ontario, Canada. ... St. ... St. ... Stratford is a city on the Avon River in Perth County in southwestern Ontario, Canada with a population of 30,461 in 2006. ... 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Belleville (2004 population 49,060, metropolitan population 88,025) is a city located at the mouth of the Moira River on the Bay of Quinte in southeastern Ontario, Canada, in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor.
The mayor of Belleville is Mary Ann Sills (from 2003).
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