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Encyclopedia > Wellington County, Ontario

Wellington County (population 75,000) is a county located in Ontario, Canada. Its administration centre is located in Guelph and its ratepayers live in seven municipalities that comprise the county. Wellington County does not include the City of Guelph, which is a separated municipality and is not technically a part of the county; Guelph is included in the Wellington census division, however. Image File history File links Wellington File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (French has some legal status) 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... Guelph (pronounced gwÄ›lf) (2004 population 125,872, metropolitan population 155,635) is a city located in southwestern Ontario, Canada, roughly 100 kilometres west of downtown Toronto at the intersection of Ontario provincial highway 6 and Ontario provincial highway 7. ... Outline map of Canadas Census Divisions in 2001 Note: This page refers only to subdivisions in Canada. ...


The county's geographical area covers 993 square miles (2,542 square kilometres). Wellington County is predominantly rural in nature, though many of its residents commute to Guelph, Kitchener, Brampton, Mississauga, and even Toronto. Motto: ex industria prosperitas (Latin for, with industry comes prosperity. ... Bramptons City Hall Brampton, Ontario is a city in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario, Canada. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Pride in our past, Faith in our future Established: Area: 288. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Established: March 6, 1834 Area: East to West: 43 km North to South: 21 km629. ...


The county is comprised of the following municipalities:

Centre Wellington is a township in south-central Ontario, in the County of Wellington north of the City of Kitchener According to the 2001 Statistics Canada Census: Population: 24,260 % Change (1996-2001): 11. ... Erin (population 11,000) is a town in Wellington County, approximately 80 kilometres northwest of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Guelph/Eramosa is a township in midwestern Ontario, Canada in Wellington County. ... Puslinch, township in south-central Ontario, Canada, in the County of Wellington south of Guelph. ... Minto is a town in midwestern Ontario, Canada on the Maitland River in Wellington County. ... Township of Wellington North Crest The Corporation of the Township of Wellington North was formed by the amalgamation of the Township of Arthur, Arthur Village, the Township of West Luther and the Town of Mount Forest, effective January 1, 1999. ...

External link

  • Wellington County website
  • Wellington Guelph Community Portal
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Wellington County, Ontario - definition of Wellington County, Ontario in Encyclopedia (140 words)
Wellington County (population 75,574) is a county located in Ontario, Canada.
Wellington County does not include the City of Guelph, which is a separated municipality and is not technically a part of the county; Guelph is included in the Wellington census division, however.
Wellington County is predominantly rural in nature, though many of its residents commute to Guelph, Kitchener, Brampton, Mississauga, and even Toronto.
Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police Crime Alerts Network Media Releases (2853 words)
County of Wellington OPP are assisting the Ontario Fire Marshall’s office with an investigation of a house fire located at 388 Main St., S. Rockwood.
County of Wellington OPP stopped a vehicle in the Village of Elora and the occupants were investigated.
County of Wellington OPP responded to a Break-Enter and Theft reported to a shed at a residence on King St., Mount Forest.
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