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Encyclopedia > Lanark County, Ontario

Lanark County is a county located in the Canadian province of Ontario. As of 2001, the population is 62,495. Its county seat is Perth, Ontario. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... 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... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Perth is a town in eastern Ontario, Canada (pop. ...


The county took its name from the town of Lanark in Scotland. This article describes the town in Scotland. ... This article is about the country. ...

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Geography

According to Statistics Canada, the county has a total area of 2,979 km² (1,150 mi²). Statistics Canada is the Canadian federal government bureau commissioned with producing statistics to help better understand Canada, its population, resources, economy, society, and culture. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... 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. ...


Economy

The county is one of the top centres of maple syrup production in Ontario and describes itself as "The Maple Syrup Capital of Ontario". This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


Demographics

As of the census² of 2001, there were 62,495 people, 23,905 households, and 18,090 families residing in the county. The population density was 21/km² (54/mi²). There are 27,781 housing units. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ...


There were 23,905 households out of which 32.54% had children living with them, 32.54% were married couples living together, 23.32% are one-person households, and 12.31% are other household types. “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 19.68% of the population under the age of 15, 11.78% from 15 to 24, 27.39% from 25 to 44, 25.85% from 45 to 64, and 15.28% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40.


The median income for a household in the county was $49,701, and the median income for a family was $56,873. Males have an average income of $45,494 versus $33,525 for females.


Towns and townships

While the town of Smiths Falls is physically within the boundaries of the county, it is a separated municipality and is not under the administration of the county government. Beckwith is a township in eastern Canada, in the County of Lanark on the Mississippi River. ... 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. ... Categories: Stub | Ontario communities ... Lanark Highlands is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada in Lanark County. ... Mississippi Mills is a town in eastern Ontario, Canada, in the County of Lanark on the Mississippi River. ... Montague is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada, in the County of Lanark on the Rideau River. ... Perth is a town in eastern Ontario, Canada (pop. ... Tay Valley is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada on the Tay River in Lanark County. ... Smiths Falls (2001 population 9,977) is a town in Ontario, Canada. ... In the Canadian province of Ontario, municipalities operate in various hierarchies. ...


Original townships

  • Bathurst (Now part of Tay Valley)
  • Beckwith (Still exists)
  • Dalhousie (Now part of Lanark Highlands)
  • Darling (Now part of Lanark Highlands)
  • Drummond (Now part of Drummond/North Elmsley)
  • Lanark (Now part of Lanark Highlands)
  • Lavant (Now part of Lanark Highlands)
  • Montague (Still exists)
  • North Burgess (Now part of Tay Valley)
  • North Elmsley (Now part of Drummond/North Elmsley)
  • North Sherbrooke (Now part of Lanark Highlands)
  • Pakenham (Now part of the Town of Mississippi Mills)
  • Ramsay (Now part of the Town of Mississippi Mills)
  • South Sherbrooke (Now part of Tay Valley)

Beckwith is a township in eastern Canada, in the County of Lanark on the Mississippi River. ... Montague is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada, in the County of Lanark on the Rideau River. ... Ramsay is a ward of Mississippi Mills in Lanark County, Ontario, Canada. ...

External links

  • Lanark County website
  • The Changing Shape of Ontario: 1951 map of Lanark county
  • Community Transit Solutions

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LanarkCounty (260 words)
Lanark County is situated in Eastern Ontario, with the county seat located in Perth, Ontario.
Ontario GenWeb operates as a free service, but at times we give information on or link to organizations which charge a fee.
presented to Keith Thompson on the 23rd of November, 2005 in the Lanark County Admistration Building, Perth, by the Warden and Lanark Councillors.
Lanark County, Ontario (259 words)
Lanark County is a county located in the Canadian province of Ontario.
In the county, the population is spread out with 19.68% of the population under the age of 15, 11.78% from 15 to 24, 27.39% from 25 to 44, 25.85% from 45 to 64, and 15.28% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $49,701, and the median income for a family is $56,873.
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