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Encyclopedia > Haldimand County, Ontario

Haldimand is a single-tier municipality (but called a county) on the Niagara Peninsula in southern Ontario, on Lake Erie, and on the Grand River. The population was 43,728 as of 2001. Municipal offices are located in Cayuga. Haldimand Division, Ontario File links The following pages link to this file: Haldimand County, Ontario Categories: GFDL images ... The Niagara Peninsula is the portion of Ontario, Canada lying on the south shore of Lake Ontario. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (French has some legal status, and is an official language of Canada, but is not fully co-official at the provincial level) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton... Lake Erie, looking southward from a high rural bluff near Leamington, Ontario Lake Erie (pronounced ) is one of the five large freshwater Great Lakes in North America, which are among the largest in the world. ... Grand River Ontario This article is about the Grand River in Southern Ontario, Canada. ...


The main centres in Haldimand are Jarvis, Hagersville, Caledonia, Cayuga, and Dunnville. Note: part of the Six Nations Reserve is in Haldimand County, but not within its jurisdiction. Hagersville, Ontario Canada is a town in Haldimand County, Ontario which gained international notoriety in 1989 for a gigantic uncontroled tire fire which spewed toxic smoke for more than a month. ... Caledonia is a town in the western part of the Niagara Peninsula in southern Ontario, located south of Hamilton on the Grand River. ... Cayuga is the name of a village in the province of Ontario, Canada located where Ontario Kings Highway #3 (the Talbot Trail) crosses the Grand River. ... Dunnville is a community in southern Ontario of approximately 13,000, about 45 minutes from Fort Erie and Buffalo, New York. ... Six Nations of the Grand River is the name applied to two contiguous Indian reserves southeast of Brantford, Ontario, Canada – Six Nations reserve no. ...


Haldimand's history has been closely associated with that of the neighbouring Norfolk County. Haldimand was first created as a county in 1800, from a portion of Norfolk. It was named after the governor of the Province of Quebec Sir Frederick Haldimand. The two counties were separate until 1974, when they were reunited as the Regional Municipality of Haldimand-Norfolk. Norfolk County (pronounced nor-foke) is a city-status municipal government on Lake Erie in southwestern Ontario. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... 1800 (MDCCC) was an common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... This article describes the Canadian province. ... Sir Frederick Haldimand (August 11, 1718 – June 5, 1791) was a British army officer and governor. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ... The Regional Municipality of Haldimand-Norfolk was a regional municipality in the Canadian province of Ontario, which existed from 1974 to 2000. ...


In 2001, the counties were separated again. Although they both retain the name "county" for historical reasons, each is governed as a single municipality, with no formal level of government below that of the county, and thus neither is a true county. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

Contents


Historic Townships

  • Canborough
  • Dunn
  • Moulton
  • North Cayuga
  • Oneida
  • Rainham
  • Seneca
  • Sherbrooke
  • South Cayuga
  • Walpole

Demographics

According to the 2001 Statistics Canada Census: 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 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: 43,728
  • % Change (1996-2001): 4.0
  • Dwellings: 17,514
  • Area (sq. km.): 1,252.37
  • Density (persons per sq. km.): 34.9

1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

People

Racial Profile

Religious Profile White is a color (more accurately it contains all the colors of the visible spectrum and is sometimes described as an achromatic color—black is the absence of color) that has high brightness but zero hue. ... BLACK is a first-person shooter for PlayStation 2 and Xbox, developed by Criterion Software and published by Electronic Arts. ... Geographically and technically, both Asian and Asiatic indicates a person, place, thing, or idea original to Asia. ...

Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. ...

Highways

Highways that travel through Haldimand include: Kings Highway #3, and Kings Highway #6


Protected Areas

  • Haldimand Conservation Area
  • Selkirk Provincial Park
  • Taquanyah Conservation Area
  • Hedley Forest Conservation Area
  • Canborough Conservation Area
  • Ruigrok Tract Conservation Area
  • Oswego Conservation Area
  • Byng Island Conservation Area
  • Rocky Point Provincial Park
  • Mohawk Island National Wildlife Area

Attractions

  • Mohawk Island Light (abandoned)
  • Port Maitland Outer Range Light
  • Canadian Heritage Grand River
  • Grand Valley Trail
  • Dragway Park
  • Indiana Ghost Town
  • Ruthven Mansion and Park
  • Haldimand Museum (Cayuga)
  • Cayuga Speedway
  • Edinburgh Square Heritage Centre (Caledonia)
  • Killman Zoo
  • Townsend Planned Community (1970)
  • Cottonwood Mansion
  • MacDonald School Museum
  • Nanticoke Generating Station

The Grand River is the name of several rivers in different countries: The Grand River in Ontario in Canada The Grand River in Michigan in the United States. ...

Surrounding Counties




Norfolk (pronounced nor-foke) is a county on Lake Erie in southwestern Ontario. ... Brant County is a historic county in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Motto: Together Aspire - Together Achieve Area: 1,117. ... Motto: Building Community. ...

North: Hamilton, West Lincoln
West: Brant,
Six Nations Indian Reserve 40,
Norfolk
Haldimand East: Wainfleet
South: Lake Erie
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Districts Algoma - Cochrane - Kenora - Manitoulin - Nipissing - Parry Sound - Rainy River - Sudbury - Thunder Bay - Timiskaming
Regional municipalities Durham - Halton - Muskoka - Niagara - Oxford - Peel - Waterloo - York
Single-tier municipalities Brant - Brantford - Chatham-Kent - Greater Sudbury - Haldimand - Hamilton - Kawartha Lakes - Norfolk - Ottawa - Prince Edward - Toronto
Separated municipalities Barrie - Belleville - Brantford - Brockville - Gananoque - Guelph - Kingston - London - Orillia - Pembroke - Peterborough - Prescott - Quinte West - Smiths Falls - St. Marys - St. Thomas - Stratford - Windsor

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Haldimand County, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (346 words)
Haldimand is a single-tier municipality (but called a county) on the Niagara Peninsula in southern Ontario, on Lake Erie, and on the Grand River.
Haldimand was first created as a county in 1800, from a portion of Norfolk.
Bruce - Dufferin - Elgin - Essex - Frontenac - Grey - Haliburton - Hastings - Huron - Lambton - Lanark - Leeds and Grenville - Lennox and Addington - Middlesex - Northumberland - Perth - Peterborough - Prescott and Russell - Renfrew - Simcoe - Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry - Wellington
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