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Encyclopedia > Renfrew County, Ontario

Renfrew is a county in the Canadian province of Ontario. The population in 2001 was 95,138. The area of the county is 7,645.68 square kilometres with 17 municipalities. The county seat is Pembroke. Image File history File links Ontren. ... 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) Official languages English (French has some legal status but is not fully co-official) Flower White Trillium Tree Eastern White Pine Bird Common Loon Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. ... Pembroke (population 13,490 in the 2001 Canadian census) is a city at the confluence of the Muskrat River and the Ottawa River in the Ottawa Valley in eastern Ontario, Canada. ...


The county is part of the riding of Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke, which is represented in the Canadian House of Commons by Cheryl Gallant. The riding's Member of Provincial Parliament is John Yakabuski. Renfrew Country has more than 900 lakes.[1] Renfrew—Nipissing—Pembroke is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1979, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999. ... 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. ... Cheryl Gallant, MP Cheryl Gallant, MP (born May 23, 1960 in Sarnia, Ontario) is a Conservative Canadian politician. ... A Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) is an elected member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ... John Yakabuski is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...

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Municipalities

The city of Pembroke is a separated municipality. Arnprior is a town in eastern Renfrew County, in eastern Ontario, Canada at the mouth of the Madawaska River, as it enters the Ottawa River in the Ottawa Valley. ... Deep River is a town in Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada. ... Laurentian Hills is a town in eastern Ontario, Canada on the Ottawa River in Renfrew County. ... Petawawa is a town located in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Renfrew, Ontario, Canada is a town on the Bonnechere River in Renfrew County, located geographically in Eastern Ontario. ... Admaston Bromley is a township in eastern Canada, in the County of Renfrew. ... Head, Clara and Maria is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada, in the County of Renfrew on the Ottawa River. ... Horton is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada at the confluence of the Bonnechere River and the Ottawa River in Renfrew County. ... Laurentian Valley is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada on the Ottawa River in Renfrew County. ... McNab/Braeside is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada on the south shore of Lac Des Chats (part of the Ottawa River), straddling the lower Madawaska River in Renfrew County. ... Whitewater Region is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada on the Ottawa River in Renfrew County. ... Pembroke (population 13,490 in the 2001 Canadian census) is a city at the confluence of the Muskrat River and the Ottawa River in the Ottawa Valley in eastern Ontario, Canada. ...


Original townships

  • Admaston (Now part of Admaston Bromley)
  • Alice (Now part of Laurentian Valley)
  • Bagot (Now part of Greater Madawaska)
  • Blythfield (Now part of Greater Madawaska)
  • Bromley (Now part of Admaston Bromley)
  • Brougham (Now part of Greater Madawaska)
  • Brudenell (Now part of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan)
  • Buchanan (Now part of the Town of Laurentian Hills)
  • Burns (Now part of Madawaska Valley)
  • Clara (Now part of Head, Clara, and Maria)
  • Fraser (Now part of Laurentian Valley)
  • Grattan (Now part of Bonnechere Valley)
  • Griffith (Now part of Greater Madawaska)
  • Hagarty (Now part of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards)
  • Head (Now part of Head, Clara and Maria)
  • Horton (Still exists)
  • Jones (Now part of Madawaska Valley)
  • Lyndoch (Now part of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan)
  • Maria (Now part of Head, Clara and Maria)
  • Matawatchan (Now part of Greater Madawaska)
  • McKay (Now part of the Town of Laurentian Hills]])
  • McNab (Now McNab/Braeside)
  • North Algona (Now part of North Algona-Wilberforce)
  • Pembroke (Now part of Laurentian Valley)
  • Petawawa (Now the Town of Petawawa)
  • Radcliffe (Now part of Madawaska Valley)
  • Raglan (Now part of Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan)
  • Richards (Now part of Killaloe, Hagarty and Richards)
  • Rolph (Now part of the Town of Laurentian Hills)
  • Ross (Now part of Whitewater Region)
  • Sebastopol (Now part of Bonnechere Valley)
  • Sherwood (Now part of Madawaska Valley)
  • South Algona (Now part of Bonnechere Valley)
  • Stafford (Now part of Laurentian Valley)
  • Westmeath (Now part of Whitewater Region)
  • Wilberforce (Now part of North Algona-Wilberforce)
  • Wylie (Now part of the Town of Laurentian Hills)

Horton is a township in eastern Ontario, Canada at the confluence of the Bonnechere River and the Ottawa River in Renfrew County. ...

See also

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. ...

External links

  • Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada located in the Ottawa Valley, County of Renfrew
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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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Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada located in the Ottawa Valley, County of Renfrew (72 words)
Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada located in the Ottawa Valley, County of Renfrew
The County of Renfrew stretches from the national capital region of Ottawa to the west, along the shores of the beautiful Ottawa River to the northern tip of historic Algonquin Park.
Renfrew County is the largest County in Ontario with over 900 pristine lakes and four major river systems.
Renfrew, Scotland: Information From Answers.com (561 words)
Renfrew (Rinn Friù in Scottish Gaelic) is a small town, located six miles west of Glasgow on the west coast of Scotland.
Renfrew is known as the "Birthplace of the Royal Stewarts" and has held royal burgh status for over 600 years.
Renfrew was a parliamentary burgh as a component of Glasgow Burghs from 1708 to 1832, and as a component of Kilmarnock Burghs from 1832 to 1918, when it was merged into the East Renfrewshire constituency.
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