FACTOID # 12: It's not the government they hate: Washington DC has the highest number of hate crimes per capita in the US.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Norfolk County, Ontario
Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada
List of cities in Canada
 
Motto:
{{Unhide = {{{}}}}}
History • Heritage • Diversity
Location
City Information
Established: 1792 (County)
2001 (Single-tier municipality)
Area: 1606.95 [1] km²
Population:

Population This is a list of incorporated cities of Canada in alphabetical order by province. ... A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... Image File history File links I made this one File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... This is a list of the 100 largest cities and towns (see note) in Canada ranked by area. ...


60,847
Ranked 78th The below table is a list of the 100 largest cities (or municipalities) in Canada. ...

Population density: 37.86/km²
Time zone: Eastern: UTC -5
{{Hide = {{{}}}}}
Postal code span:
{{Unhide = {{{}}}}}
{{Hide = {{{}}}}}
N0A, N0E, N3Y, N4B
{{Unhide = {{{}}}}}
{{Hide = {{{}}}}}
Local area code:
{{Unhide = {{{}}}}}
{{Hide = {{{}}}}}
{{Unhide = {{{}}}}}

Latitude:
Longitude:
A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... The Eastern Standard Time Zone is a geographic region that keeps time by subtracting five hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). ... Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is a high-precision atomic time standard. ... A Canadian postal code is a string of six characters that form part of a postal address in Canada. ... The North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a system for three-digit area codes and seven-digit telephone numbers that direct telephone calls to particular regions on a public switched telephone network (PSTN), where they are further routed by the local network. ...

42°51′N 80°16′W(Simcoe)
{{Canadian_City/Map_source_is:{{{CCMapSource}}}|d1|m1|N|d2|m2|W|region:CA_type:city(100,000)_}}
Elevation: 200 m MSL
Government
Mayor: Dennis Travale
{{Hide = {{{Disable Mayor Listing}}}}}

List of mayors of Norfolk County, Ontario
{{Unhide = {{{Disable Mayor Listing}}}}}
Governing body: The Council of The Corporation of Norfolk County
Members of Parliament:
Diane Finley (Con)
Provincial Representatives:
Toby Barrett (Con)
Norfolk County Website
1(sc) According to the Canada 2001 Census.
Template help Flag of Canada

Norfolk County (pronounced IPA: ['noʊr:fəʊk]) is a city-status single-tier municipal government on the north shore of Lake Erie in southwestern Ontario. The county seat is Simcoe. The population in 2001 was 60,847. Simcoe is a town of approx. ... For considerations of sea level change, in particular rise associated with possible global warming, see sea level rise. ... This is list of mayors of Norfolk County, Ontario. ... The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... Diane Finley (born October 3, 1958 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a Canadian politician. ... For the historical political party, see Conservative Party of Canada (pre-1942) The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a right-leaning conservative political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of... A Legislative Assembly in some parts of the Commonwealth refers to a legislature, or a chamber of the legislature. ... Toby Barrett (born November 3, 1945 in Port Dover, Ontario) is a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario representing the district of Haldimand—Norfolk—Brant for the Progressive Conservative Party. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... The Canada 2001 Census was a detailed enumeration of the Canadian population. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada. ... For information on how to read IPA transcriptions of English words see here. ... 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. ... 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. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 106 24 Area Total... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Simcoe is a town of approx. ...


Norfolk's history has been closely associated with that of the neighbouring Haldimand County. Norfolk was first created as a county in 1792. In 1800, Haldimand was formed from a portion of Norfolk. The two counties remained separate until 1974, when they were reunited as the Regional Municipality of Haldimand-Norfolk. 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. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1800 (MDCCC) was an exceptional common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... The Regional Municipality of Haldimand-Norfolk was a regional municipality in the Canadian province of Ontario, which existed from 1974 to 2000. ...


In 2001, Haldimand and Norfolk were separated again in a round of municipal restructuring based on a report by provincially-appointed special advisor Milt Farrow. Although both Haldimand and Norfolk use the name "county" for historical reasons, each is governed as a single municipality, with no lower-tier constituent municipalities, and thus neither is a true county. As part of the restructuring in 2001 Norfolk County was named the "Town of Norfolk." The newly-formed municipality's first by-law was to change the name to "Norfolk County." [1] This article is about the year 2001. ...


In January 2005, the County unveiled a new coat of arms which included natural symbols associated with the county: Hooded Warblers, a Tulip Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) and an Eastern Dogwood flower. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Binomial name Wilsonia citrina (Boddaert, 1783) The Hooded Warbler, Wilsonia citrina , is a New World warbler. ... Species Liriodendron chinense (Hemsl. ... Binomial name Cornus florida L. The flowering dogwood (Cornus florida or Benthamidia florida) is a showy small tree native to eastern and southeastern North America. ...


Surrounding its many small communities is some the most fertile land in Ontario with a mild climate and lengthy growing season, the region has long been the centre of the 'Tobacco Belt', but many farmers have beguin the process of diversifying their crop selections to include Lavendar and Hazelnuts as tobacco consumption continues to decrease. The area also has an active greenhouse industry. Despite this, farmers have asked governments to reduce the financial losses of moving away from profitable tobacco operations. Species About 25-30, including: Lavandula angustifolia Lavandula canariensis Lavandula dentata Lavandula lanata Lavandula latifolia Lavandula multifida Lavandula pinnata Lavandula stoechas Lavandula viridis The lavenders Lavandula are a genus of about 25-30 species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae, native from the Mediterranean region south to tropical... Binomial name Corylus avellana L. The Common Hazel (Corylus avellana) is a shrub native to Europe and Asia. ...


A significant natural feature of Norfolk is Long Point, a 40 km spit of land projecting into Lake Erie. It plays an important part in eastern North American bird migratoin, and was designated a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1986. This article is about the Long Point located on the north shore of Lake Erie. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... UNESCO logo UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945. ...

Contents

Demographics

(according to Statistics Canada 2001 census) 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: 60,847
Area: 1606.95 km².
Pop. Density: 37.95 people per km².
Growth Rate (1996-2001): 0.5%
Total Private Dwellings: 25359
Median income of persons of age 15 or older: 20,429
Average earnings of all persons with earnings: 27,805
Religion:
- Protestant: 55.0%
- Catholic: 25.3%
- No religious affiliation: 16.8%
- Christian (no denomination specified): 2.0%
- (Religions with less than 1% are not listed here.)


People

Racial Profile

Mayor: Dennis Travale White is the color of things that reflect light of all parts of the visible spectrum equally and are not dull (see grey). ... Aboriginal peoples in Canada are Indigenous Peoples recognized in the Canadian Constitution Act, 1982, sections 25 and 35, respectively, as Indians (First Nations), Métis, and Inuit. ... Some organizations are called black when they keep a low profile, like Sociétés Anonymes and secret societies. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Asian people. ... Dennis Travale is the second mayor of Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada. ...


Surrounding municipalities

Bayham is a municipality in the southeast corner of Elgin County, Ontario, Canada. ... Tillsonburg, Ontario is a town in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... The Township of Norwich is a South-western Ontario municipality located in Oxford County. ... 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 city of Brant (or County of Brant) is a single-tier municipality and a census division of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Six Nations of the Grand River is the name applied to two contiguous Indian reserves southeast of Brantford, Ontario, Canada – Six Nations reserve no. ...

Historic Townships

Map of Norfolk County from 1877, showing historical townships.

Prior to its amalgamation with Haldimand in 1974, Norfolk consisted of eight townships. Walsingham was originally one township, but had been split into North and South Walsingham in 1881. Although no longer political entities, the historical townships are still used informally and in some government maps as convenient geographical divisions. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (611x700, 1049 KB) This map is originally from the book: Illustrated historical atlas of the county of Norfolk, Ont. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (611x700, 1049 KB) This map is originally from the book: Illustrated historical atlas of the county of Norfolk, Ont. ... The term township generally means the district or area associated with a town. ...

Township Township seat
Charlotteville Vittoria
Houghton Fairground
Middleton Delhi
North Walsingham Langton
South Walsingham Port Rowan
Townsend Waterford
Windham Windham Centre
Woodhouse Port Dover

Charlotteville Township is a defunct township in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada where the township seat was Vittoria prior to 2000. ... Vittoria, Ontario (not to be confused with Victoria, British Columbia), is a small village east of Walsh and southwest of Simcoe. ... Map of Norfolk County with the former township of Houghton highlighted. ... Fairground is a small community in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada where the Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show took place in the early 19th century. ... Delhi (pronounced Del-HI) is a small town in Norfolk County, Ontario, near Lake Erie. ... North Walsingham Township in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada is a defunct township whose township seat was Langton. ... Langton is a small town in Norfolk County with their own little league hockey and baseball teams. ... South Walsingham Township is a former Norfolk County township in Ontario, Canada that is located south of Walsingham. ... Port Rowan is a town in Norfolk County, Ontario on Lake Erie, adjacent to Long Point. ... Townsend Township was a historical township in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada. ... Waterford is a small town located in Norfolk County, Ontario about 11km (7 miles) north of the town of Simcoe, which is the county seat for Norfolk County. ... Windham Centre is a small village in the single-tier municipality of Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada. ... Woodhouse Township is a former township in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada. ... Port Dover is a small town in the former township of Woodhouse in what is now Norfolk County, Ontario. ...

Communities in Norfolk

Andys Corners is a small community that is between Courtland and Langton in Norfolk County. ... Atherton is a hamlet in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada, that is in between Gilbertville and Simcoe. ... Bills Corners is a hamlet in Norfolk County that is between Greens Corners and Simcoe. ... Bealton is a village located in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada. ... Blayney is a hamlet in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada that is in between Pine Grove and Greens Corners. ... Bloomsburg is a hamlet in Norfolk County which can be found on the old Ontario provincial Highway 24 that turns off from the new Ontario Provincial Highway 24 just 1. ... Boston is an unincorporated area (coordinates: 42° 59 30 N - 80° 16 13 W) in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada. ... Clear Creek is a hamlet in western Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada. ... Courtland is a village in Norfolk County located on Highway 3 between Delhi and Tillsonburg. ... Delhi (pronounced Del-HI) is a small town in Norfolk County, Ontario, near Lake Erie. ... Fairground is a small community in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada where the Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show took place in the early 19th century. ... Frogmore, Ontario is a hamlet that is located northwest of Valley Heights Secondary School. ... Gilbertville is a hamlet in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada that is in between Pine Grove and Delhi. ... Greens Corners is a hamlet in Norfolk County that is located west of Simcoe, north of Walsh, and northeast of Delhi. ... Langton is a small town in Norfolk County with their own little league hockey and baseball teams. ... La Salette is a hamlet that is north of Delhi in Norfolk County. ... Long Point, Ontario can mean the following: Long Point, Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario Long Point, Kawartha Lakes, Ontario Long Point, Norfolk County This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Lynedoch is a hamlet in Norfolk County which was named after Baron Lynedoch who served under Wellington during the War of 1812. ... Nixon is a hamlet in Norfolk County that is almost exclusively residential. ... Normandale is a quaint fishing town in southwestern Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada that is famous for its perch and black bass. ... The factual accuracy of this article is disputed. ... Port Dover is a small town in the former township of Woodhouse in what is now Norfolk County, Ontario. ... Port Rowan is a town in Norfolk County, Ontario on Lake Erie, adjacent to Long Point. ... Port Ryerse is a fishing village (hamlet, actually) in Norfolk County just slightly southwest of Port Dover where people from Southwestern Ontario rent cottages and fish for pleasure during the summer months (Victoria Day through mid-October). ... Renton is a small town in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada that is between Simcoe and Jarvis in Haldimand County. ... Silver Hill is a hamlet that is southwest of Pine Grove and southeast of Tillsonburg. ... Simcoe is a town of approx. ... St. ... Teeterville, Ontario, Canada is a hamlet northwest of Vanessa. ... Turkey Point is a village in the former township of Charlotteville in what is now Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada. ... Vanessa is a hamlet in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada. ... Vittoria, Ontario (not to be confused with Victoria, British Columbia), is a small village east of Walsh and southwest of Simcoe. ... Walsh is a medium-sized hamlet in Norfolk County that is home to a public school and a Roman Catholic elementary school. ... Walsingham is a hamlet in Norfolk County, Ontario that is located south of Valley Heights Secondary School. ... Waterford is a small town located in Norfolk County, Ontario about 11km (7 miles) north of the town of Simcoe, which is the county seat for Norfolk County. ... Windham Centre is a small village in the single-tier municipality of Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada. ...

Attractions

Waterford

The Spruce Row Museum is a historical museum that is located in Waterford, Ontario, Canada. ...

Teeterville

The Teeterville Pioneer Museum is a museum devoted to pioneer life in the 19th century for Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada. ...

Delhi

Delhi Cemetery is a cemetery for deceased humans located in the northern part of Delhi in Norfolk County. ... The Delhi Tobacco Museum and Heritage Centre is a museum in Delhi, Ontario, Canada that displays the agricultural past of the former township. ...

Simcoe

The Eva Brook Donly Museum is located in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. ... The Friendship Festival is a summer event that takes place every August in the town of Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. ... The Norfolk County Fair and Horse Show is an annual country fair that takes place in the town of Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. ... The Simcoe Town Centre is a modern shopping mall that opened to the public in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada in the year 1982. ... The Simcoe Public Library is the biggest library in Norfolk County. ... The White Horse Plaza is a strip mall in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada that has a bowling alley, a Sobeys, a Tim Hortons, and a Kentucky Fried Chicken. ...

Walsh

The Walsh Cemetery is located near the former site of the Walsh Public School one room schoolhouse. ...

Port Dover

Port Rowan

The Backus Heritage Conservation Area is a place where children and adults can re-enact life in Norfolk County in the mid 19th century. ...

Long Point

Long Point Beach is a swimming area in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada, that is considered to be a great tourist attraction. ... Long Point Provincial Park is on the northwest shore of Lake Erie. ... This list of shipwrecks is of those sunken ships whose remains have been located. ... A bird observatory is a centre for the study of bird migration and bird populations. ...

Secondary Schools

Simcoe Composite School is a high school in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. ... Port Dover Composite School is a public middle and high school located in Port Dover, Ontario, Canada. ... Delhi District Secondary School is a publicly-funded high school that is located near downtown Delhi in Norfolk County. ... Holy Trinity Catholic High School is one of the newest Roman Catholic high schools in Ontario. ... Valley Heights Secondary School (VHSS) is a two-story rural high school located near Langton, Ontario. ... Waterford District High School is a public high school in Waterford, Ontario, Canada. ... Sprucedale Secondary School is a high school that used to be a training school for boys. ...

Elementary Schools

Active

Bloomsburg Public School is a feeder school to Townsend Central Public School that educates students from kindergarten to sixth grade and a special education program that is taught by Ms. ... Courtland Public School is a public elementary school in Courtland, Ontario, Canada. ... Delhi Public School is located near downtown Delhi, Ontario, Canada, and hosts kindergarten through grade 6 and special education. ... Elgin Avenue Public School is a public elementary school in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada that had a reputation in the not-so-distant past for housing troublemakers, juvenile delinquents, and bullies, although this problem has all but faded in the 2000s. ... The Langton Public School is a place for children in the vicinity of Langton in Norfolk County to attend. ... Lynndale Heights Public School is a public elementary school where in addition to grades kindergarten to grade 8, there is also a meeting place for the Norfolk County karate club. ... Port Rowan Public School is a public elementary school in Port Rowan, Ontario, Canada. ... Sacred Heart School may refer to one of these schools (even in cases where it is not the official name), as well as many others: Sacred Heart School in Anniston, Alabama Sacred Heart School in Saratoga, California, United States Sacred Heart School of Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada Sacred Heart... Teeterville Public School is a junior kindergarten to sixth grade school, twinned with Windham Central Public School. ... Walsh Public School is a public elementary school that is located in the hamlet of Walsh in the municipality of Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada. ... Waterford Public School is a public elementary school in Waterford, Ontario, Canada. ... The West Lynn Public School is a public elementary school in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada that is located near the White Horse Plaza, where people can either shop at Sobeys, eat at Kentucky Fried Chicken, or do some bowling at the local bowling alley. ... Windham Central Public School is a public elementary school in Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada that is located in Windham Centre, Ontario. ...

Defunct

Doans Hollow Public School is a defunct public elementary school for the mentally challenged that existed from the 1930s until the 1970s. ... The Lynedoch Public School is a defunct elementary school in the hamlet of Lynedoch, Ontario, Canada which taught students from Kindergarden and the first grade and was a feeder school to Walsh Public School. ... North Public School is a defunct elementary school in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada that taught children from Kindergarden to sixth grade. ... Nixon Public School was a public school that operated from the 1950s to September 2001 in Nixon, Ontario, a hamlet in Norfolk County, Ontario. ... Port Dover Public School is a defunct public elementary school that existed in Port Dover, Ontario, Canada. ... St. ... Walsingham Public School is a defunct elementary school that used to be located in Walsingham, Ontario. ...

Newspapers

The Simcoe Reformer is a newspaper circulating in Norfolk County, Ontario and Haldimand County, Ontario, both in Canada. ... The Port Dover Maple Leaf is a privately owned weekly community newspaper in Port Dover, Ontario, Canada. ... Port Rowan is a town in Norfolk County, Ontario on Lake Erie, adjacent to Long Point. ... The Delhi News-Record is a newspaper that serves the Delhi area in Ontario. ...

External links

  • Norfolk County website
  • Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit website
Flag of Ontario Ontario
Regions Eastern Ontario - Central Ontario - Golden Horseshoe - Southwestern Ontario - Northern Ontario - Northeastern Ontario - Northwestern Ontario
Counties 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
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

  Results from FactBites:
 
Norfolk County, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (619 words)
Norfolk County (pronounced IPA: ['noʊr:fəʊk]) is a city-status single-tier municipal government on the north shore of Lake Erie in southwestern Ontario.
Norfolk was first created as a county in 1792.
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
Norfolk Tourism - Getaways in Norfolk County, Ontario's South Coast, Canada (92 words)
Norfolk Tourism - Getaways in Norfolk County, Ontario's South Coast, Canada
Since 1959, Christmas Panorama has invited crowds to Norfolk County to enjoy the spectacular vision that turns Wellington...
For a list of industrial and commercial properties available for sale in Norfolk County, click here or call us at 1-866-834-1726.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m