Black River-Matheson, Ontario

Black River-Matheson, Ontario
Township of Black River-Matheson
—  Township  —
Township of Black River-Matheson is located in Ontario
Township of Black River-Matheson
Coordinates: 48°32′N 80°28′W / 48.533°N 80.467°W / 48.533; -80.467
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Cochrane
 – Type Township
 – Mayor Mike Milinkovich
 – Governing Body Black River-Matheson Township Council
 – MP Charlie Angus (NDP)
 – MPP Dave Ramsey (Lib)
 – Land 1,161.67 km2 (448.5 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 – Total 2,619
 – Density 2.3/km2 (6/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code span P0K
Area code(s) 705

Black River-Matheson is a township in the Cochrane District of the Canadian province of Ontario. As of 2006, the township had a population of 2,619.[1] The area was 1,161.67 square kilometers. The Matheson railway station is serviced by the Northlander.



The main communities in the township are Holtyre, Matheson, Ramore, Shillington, Val Gagné and Wavell. In 2010, the population of the Corporation of the Township of Black River-Matheson was approximately 2,620.[citation needed]



  • Population in 2006: 2619
    • 2001 to 2006 population change: -9.3 %
  • Population in 2001: 2912 (or 2886 when adjusted for 2006 boundaries)
  • Population in 1996: 3220
  • Population in 1991: 3451

See also


  1. ^ a b c Statistics Canada 2006 Census - Black River-Matheson community profile
  2. ^ Statistics Canada 2001 Census - Black River-Matheson community profile
  3. ^ Statistics Canada 1996 Census - Community Highlights for Black River-Matheson

External links

Coordinates: 48°32′N 80°28′W / 48.533°N 80.467°W / 48.533; -80.467

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