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Encyclopedia > Lambton County, Ontario

Lambton County, Ontario is a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. The county is located in Southwestern Ontario. It is bordered on the north by Lake Huron, which flows into the St. Clair River, the county's western border and part of the Canada-U.S.A. border. To the south is Lake Saint Clair and Chatham-Kent, another county in Ontario. Lambton County's eastern border follows the Ausauble River north until it reaches Lake Huron at the beach community of Grand Bend. Lambton County, Ontario File links The following pages link to this file: Lambton County, Ontario Categories: GFDL images ... Outline map of Canadas Census Divisions in 2001 Census divisions are defined by Statistics Canada as the next smallest political region below province or territory, in Canada, similar to a county. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English, French (in some areas) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 4th... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... Western Ontario is a region of Ontario centred on London, Ontario. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English, French (in some areas) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 4th... The Great Lakes from space; Lake Huron is the third from the left. ... The St. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... Public beach on Lake St. ... The Municipality of Chatham-Kent, is located in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. ... The Great Lakes from space; Lake Huron is the third from the left. ... Located on the shores of Lake Huron, Grand Bend is part of the municipality of Lambton Shores in the county of Lambton. ...


The county seat and largest city in Lambton County is Sarnia (pop. 70,876 in the 2001 census), at the mouth of the St. Clair River. The two Blue Water Bridges cross the river at Sarnia, connecting it to Port Huron, Michigan. The bridges are one of the busiest border crossings between these two countries. The river is also traversed by a passenger ferry further south, and a rail tunnel runs underneath it (also at Sarnia). Sarnia is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada (population 70,876 in 2001). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The newer Blue Water Bridge is in the foreground, the older bridge is behind. ... Port Huron is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ...


Today the petrochemical industry is arguably the most important sector of Lambton County's economy. Established during World War II, Sarnia and the area along the St. Clair River is home to a major processing centre for oil from Alberta. The industry is so pervasive that it has earned this region along the river the nickname "Chemical Valley". Often the moniker is used after a chemical spill into the river or a day of extreme air pollution. Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties 17 million military deaths 8 million military deaths {{{notes}}} World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a military conflict that took place between 1939 and 1945. ... Motto: Fortis et Liber (Latin: Strong and free) Official languages English Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant-Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ralph Klein (PC) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 28 6 Area Total  â€¢ Land  â€¢ Water    (% of total)  Ranked 6th 661,848 km² 642,317 km² 19,531 km² (2. ... A moniker (or monicker) is a pseudonym, or cognomen, which one gives to oneself. ... This power plant in New Mexico releases sulfur dioxide and particulate matter into the air. ...

An oil well near Sarnia
An oil well near Sarnia

Tourism is another important industry in Lambton County, especially along the lake and river. The community of Grand Bend, and the Pinery provincial park are especially popular tourist destinations, attracting thousands of people each week throughout the summer to their long, uninterrupted beaches. The part of Lambton County along Lake Huron known as Lambton Shores depends almost entirely upon the seasonal industries of tourism and agriculture for its well-being. There are also popular conservation areas along the Saint Clair River, and a conservation area called Rock Glen Falls near Arkona along the Ausauble River known for its well preserved fossils. Oil Well with horsehead pump near Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. ... Oil Well with horsehead pump near Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. ... Located on the shores of Lake Huron, Grand Bend is part of the municipality of Lambton Shores in the county of Lambton. ... The Pinery Provincial Park is a park located on Lake Huron near Grand Bend, Ontario. ...


Though no longer as important to the county's economic well-being, agriculture is still what sustains many small towns in the interior of Lambton County. The three most popular crops are corn, wheat, and soybeans, although canola and sugar beets (among other things) are sometimes planted. Many farmers raise cattle in addition to growing crops. Binomial name Zea mays L. Maize (Zea mays ssp. ... Species T. boeoticum T. durum T. monococcum T. spelta References:   ITIS 42236 2002-09-22 Wheat (Triticum spp. ... Binomial name Glycine max Soybeans (US) or soya beans (UK) (Glycine max) are a high-protein legume (Family Fabaceae) grown as food for both humans and livestock. ... Canola field near Red Deer, Alberta Canola field in Temora In agriculture, Canola is a trademarked cultivar of the rapeseed plant from which rapeseed oil is obtained. ... Two sugar beets - the one on the left has been cultivated to be smoother than the traditional beet, so that it traps less soil. ... Binomial name Bos taurus Linnaeus, 1758 Cattle (called cows in vernacular usage) are domesticated ungulates, a member of the subfamily Bovinae of the family Bovidae. ...

The Blue Water Bridges, as seen from the southeast in Sarnia. In the foreground is the newest bridge, constructed in 1997. Beside it is the old bridge, built in 1938. In the background, you can see Port Huron, Michigan, and Lake Huron.
The Blue Water Bridges, as seen from the southeast in Sarnia. In the foreground is the newest bridge, constructed in 1997. Beside it is the old bridge, built in 1938. In the background, you can see Port Huron, Michigan, and Lake Huron.

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Photo of 2nd Blue Water Bridge From the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration Excellence in Highway Design 1998 Biennial Awards: [1] This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Photo of 2nd Blue Water Bridge From the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration Excellence in Highway Design 1998 Biennial Awards: [1] This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Port Huron is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The Great Lakes from space; Lake Huron is the third from the left. ...


Municipalities

  • City of Sarnia
  • Municipality (city) of Lambton Shores
  • Town of Petrolia
  • Town of Plympton-Wyoming
  • Township of Brooke-Alvinston
  • Township of Dawn-Euphemia
  • Township of Enniskillen
  • Township of St. Clair
  • Township of Warwick
  • Village of Oil Springs
  • Village of Point Edward

The Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation occupies the Kettle Point area, separate from the surrounding municipality of Lambton Shores but included in the county. Sarnia is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada (population 70,876 in 2001). ... Petrolia is a town in Ontario, Canada, near Sarnia, Ontario. ... Dawn-Euphemia is a township in southwestern Ontario, Canada, in Lambton County. ... St. ... This is the Point Edward village crest. ...


Communities

Brigden is a rural community located at the crossroads of Courtright Line and Brigden Road, near the city of Sarnia, Ontario. ... Corunna is a town in southwestern Ontario, Canada, located on the St. ... Forest is a small town located near Sarnia, Ontario in Canada. ... A summer evening on the Grand Bend beach Located on the shores of Lake Huron, Grand Bend, often referred to as simply The Bend or GB, is part of the municipality of Lambton Shores in the county of Lambton. ... Petrolia is a town in Ontario, Canada, near Sarnia, Ontario. ... This is the Point Edward village crest. ... Sarnia is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada (population 70,876 in 2001). ... Walpole Island is an island in southwestern Ontario, Canada on the border between Ontario and Michigan in the United States. ... Watford is located in Lambton County, Ontario, Canada. ...

See also

In the Canadian province of Ontario, there are three different types of census divisions: single-tier municipalities, upper-tier municipalities (which can be regional municipalities or counties) and districts. ...

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Lambton County, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (645 words)
Lambton County, Ontario is a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario.
Lambton County's eastern border follows the Ausauble River north until it reaches Lake Huron at the beach community of Grand Bend.
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
Forest, Lambton County, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (427 words)
It is very close to the shore of Lake Huron and is part of the municipality of Lambton Shores and the county of Lambton.
In 1996, the year of the last national census before Forest became part of the municipality of Lambton Shores, the town had a population of 3020.
Recreational facilities include an enclosed arena/community center with baseball and soccer fields, a lawn bowling club, public tennis courts and an agricultural society with grounds used for a fall fair and occasional campsites.
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