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Encyclopedia > Carleton Place, Ontario

Carleton Place (population 10,000) is a town in eastern Ontario, Canada, in Lanark County, about 46 km (28 miles) west of downtown Ottawa on the Central Ontario (Highway 7) route of the Trans-Canada Highway. It is located at the crossroads of Highway 15 and Highway 7, midway between the town of Perth and the nation's capital, Ottawa. Carleton Place File links The following pages link to this file: Carleton Place, Ontario Categories: User-created public domain images ... Ronda, Spain Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... 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 Ranked 4th... Lanark County is a county located in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Downtown Ottawa is the central area of Ottawa, Canada. ... The Trans-Canada Highway is a federal-provincial highway system that joins all ten provinces of Canada. ... Ontario Provincial Highway 15 is a provincially maintained highway in eastern Ontario, Canada. ... The Kings Highway No. ... Perth is a town in eastern Ontario, Canada (pop. ... This article is about a city that serves as a center of government and politics. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ...

Bridge Street, Carleton Place, Ontario.

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History

Carleton Place, originally known as Morphy's Falls, was chosen as a mill site by Edmond Morphy in 1819. It is located on the Mississippi River, a tributary of the Ottawa River. It became a village in 1870, and a town in 1890. The name later given to the settlement was actually "Carlton Place" after the street in Glasgow, but the spelling was altered in 1829. 1819 common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... The Mississippi River from Highway 417 near Antrim. ... This is about the river in Canada. ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... Glaswegian redirects here. ...


Both textile and lumber mills flourished here, but none are still operating. The Findlay Foundry operated in Carleton Place from the 1860's to 1974, making cast iron cookware and woodstoves. Some of the designs created by this company are still being made by another company. Today, the remaining mill buildings house condominiums and "high-tech" industry. A foundry is a factory which produces castings of metal, both ferrous and non-ferrous. ... A stove is a heat-producing device. ...


Local attractions

Some of the attractions of Carleton Place and surrounding area include Riverside Jam, Carleton Place Dragon Boat Festival, Morphy's Falls Heritage Festival, Carleton Place Canoe Club, Victoria School Museum, Canada Veteran's Hall of Valour, and of course the Mississippi River. The Mississippi River from Highway 417 near Antrim. ...


Famous residents

People born in Carleton Place include:

Captain Arthur Roy Brown Captain Arthur Roy Brown (DFC and bar) (23 December 1893–9 March 1944) was a Canadian World War I flying ace whom the Royal Air Force officially credited with shooting down Manfred von Richthofen, the Red Baron, although evidence has shown that it is very unlikely... Red Baron may refer to: Manfred von Richthofen, World War I flying ace Red Baron, a popular computer game Red Baron, an arcade game by Atari. ... Leslie McFarlane (October 25, 1902 – September 6, 1977) was a Canadian journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. ... The Hardy Boys is a popular series of detective/adventure books for boys chronicling the fictional adventures of teenage brothers Frank and Joe Hardy. ... Franklin W. Dixon is the pen name used by a variety of different authors who wrote The Hardy Boys novels for the Stratemeyer Syndicate. ...

Demographics

According to the 2006 Statistics Canada Census: For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Statistics Canada is the Canadian federal government bureau commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture. ...

  • Population: 9,453
  • % Change (2001-2006): 4.1
  • Dwellings: 3,832
  • Area (km².): 8.83
  • Density (persons per km².): 1,070

2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...

Schools

  • Arklan Community Public School
  • Beckwith Public School (located in the Township of Beckwith)
  • Caldwell Street Public School
  • Carambeck Public School
  • Carleton Place High School
  • Ecole Catholique J.L. Couroux (French Catholic)
  • Mississippi School (private school)
  • Notre Dame Catholic High School
  • St. Mary's Catholic School
  • St. Gregory's Catholic School
  • T R Leger Alternative

A photograph of the school from 1924 Carleton Place High School is a high school serving Carleton Place, in Eastern Ontario, Canada. ...

See also

Carleton Place Airport (CNR6) is located in Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada, west of Ottawa. ... The Mississippi River from Highway 417 near Antrim. ... A photograph of the school from 1924 Carleton Place High School is a high school serving Carleton Place, in Eastern Ontario, Canada. ...

External links

Coordinates: 45°08′N, 76°08′W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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