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Encyclopedia > Peterborough County, Ontario

Peterborough County is located in Ontario, Canada. Peterborough File links The following pages link to this file: Peterborough County, Ontario Categories: GFDL images ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ...


The county was founded as the District of Colborne in 1838, centred around Peterborough. In 1862 The District was divided into Haliburton County, Peterborough County, and Victoria County (now the City of Kawartha Lakes). The centre of the County was originally the courthouse, which is still considered an important historical site. 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... City nickname: The Electric City Area¹  - Total  - Water 58. ... 1862 - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... Haliburton is a county of Ontario, Canada, known as a tourist and cottage industry area, for its scenery and for its resident artists. ...


The County has a population of about 125,000. The county seat is Peterborough. City nickname: The Electric City Area¹  - Total  - Water 58. ...


The County consists of eight townships:

  • Asphodel-Norwood
  • Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan
  • Douro-Dummer
  • Galway-Cavendish-Harvey
  • Havelock-Belmont-Methuen
  • North Kawartha
  • Otonabee-South Monaghan
  • Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield

The City of Peterborough is within the Peterborough County census division, but is separated from the county's administration. Asphodel-Norwood is a township in central-eastern Ontario, Canada in Peterborough County. ... The Township of Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan is located in central-eastern Canada in Canada, about twenty kilometers southwest of the city of Peterborough. ... Douro-Dummer is a township in central-eastern Ontario, Canada in Peterborough County. ... Galway-Cavendish-Harvey is a township in Peterborough County, Ontario. ... Havelock-Belmont-Methuen is a township in central-eastern Ontario, Canada in Peterborough County. ... Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield is a township in central-eastern Ontario, in the County of Peterborough, on the Trent-Severn Waterway. ... City nickname: The Electric City Area¹  - Total  - Water 58. ... Census division is the next smallest political region below province or territory, in Canada, similar to a county. ...


The County contains the Lang Pioneer Country, and the Kawarthas are a major tourist region. This article discusses the geographic region. ...


Major towns

City nickname: The Electric City Area¹  - Total  - Water 58. ...

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Encyclopedia: Peterborough County, Ontario (1043 words)
Galway-Cavendish-Harvey is a township in Peterborough County, Ontario.
Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield is a township in central-eastern Ontario, in the County of Peterborough, on the Trent-Severn Waterway.
Norfolk (pronounced nor-foke) is a county on Lake Erie in southwestern Ontario.
Peterborough County, Ontario - definition of Peterborough County, Ontario in Encyclopedia (131 words)
The county was founded as the District of Colborne in 1838, centred around Peterborough.
The City of Peterborough is within the Peterborough County census division, but is separated from the county's administration.
The County contains the Lang Pioneer Country, and the Kawarthas are a major tourist region.
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