Bluewater, Ontario
Bluewater
—  Township  —
Bluewater is located in Ontario
Bluewater
Coordinates: 43°27′N 81°36′W / 43.45°N 81.6°W / 43.45; -81.6Coordinates: 43°27′N 81°36′W / 43.45°N 81.6°W / 43.45; -81.6
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Huron
Settled
Formed 2001
Government
 – Mayor Bill Dowson
 – Federal riding Huron—Bruce
 – Prov. riding Huron—Bruce
Area[1]
 – Land 416.99 km2 (161 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 – Total 7,120
 – Density 17.1/km2 (44.3/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code N0M
Area code(s) 519 and 226
Website www.town.bluewater.on.ca

The Municipality of Bluewater is located in Huron County, Ontario, Canada. It was formed in 2001 when the Ontario Government instituted the amalgamation of municipalities throughout the province. Specifically, the former townships of Hay and Stanley were merged with the villages of Bayfield, Hensall and Zurich.

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Geography

Bluewater's western boundary is Lake Huron. Its northern boundary is the Bayfield River between Lake Huron and Clinton. Highway 4 is the eastern boundary, while Huron Road 83 and the Exeter urban boundary (in South Huron) form the southern boundary.

Bluewater includes the communities of Bayfield, Blake, Brucefield, Dashwood, Hensall, Kippen, St. Joseph, Sarepta, Vanastra, Varna, and Zurich.

Demographics

Population trend:[2]

  • Population in 2006: 7120 (2001 to 2006 population change: 2.9 %)
  • Population in 2001: 6919
  • Population total in 1996: 6874
    • Bayfield (village): 833
    • Hay (township): 2254
    • Hensall (village): 1187
    • Stanley (township): 1714
    • Zurich (village): 886
  • Population in 1991:
    • Bayfield (village): 813
    • Hay (township): 2182
    • Hensall (village): 1238
    • Stanley (township): 1546
    • Zurich (village): 860

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