Calvin, Ontario


Calvin, Ontario

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Township of Calvin
native_name =
nickname =
settlement_type = Township


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = Canada
subdivision_type1 = Province
subdivision_name1 = Ontario
subdivision_type2 = District
subdivision_name2 = Nipissing
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = Wayne Brown
area_magnitude =
area_total_km2 = 139.17
area_land_km2 =
area_land_sq_mi =
area_water_km2 =
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area_urban_km2 =
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population_as_of = 2006
population_note =
population_total = 608
population_density_km2 = 4.4
timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST =
utc_offset_DST =
website = [http://www.calvintownship.info/ Township of Calvin]
postal_code_type = Postal code
postal_code = P0H 1V0
area_code = 705
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Calvin is a township in northeastern Ontario, Canada on the Mattawa River in Nipissing District. The township took its name from Delino Dexter Calvin, an Ontario lumber merchant and MPP based in Frontenac County.

In 2007, Calvin, along with with the town of Mattawa and the townships of Papineau-Cameron, Mattawan and Bonfield cooperated to create a newly-branded "Mattawa Voyageur Country" tourist region in order to promote the area. [Adams, K. [http://baytoday.ca/content/news/details.asp?c=20828 "Mattawa sports a new look"] , "Baytoday.ca", July 17, 2007. Accessed March 28, 2008.]

Communities

The township comprises the communities of Eau Claire and Eau Claire Station.

Demographics

According to the Canada 2006 Census:
*Population: 608
*% Change (2001-2006): 0.8
*Dwellings: 259
*Area (km².): 139.17
*Density (persons per km².): 4.4

References

External links

* [http://www.calvintownship.info/ Township of Calvin]

Geographic Location (8-way)
Centre = Calvin
North = "Mattawa River" / Unorganized North Nipissing District
Northeast = "Mattawa River" / Mattawan
East = Papineau-Cameron
Southeast =
South = Unorganized South Nipissing District (Algonquin Park)
Southwest =
West = Bonfield
Northwest =


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