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Algoma District
—  District  —
Location of Algoma District in Ontario
Country Canada Flag of Canada.svg
Province Ontario Flag of Ontario.svg
Region Northeastern Ontario
Created 1858
Area
 - Total 48,734.66 km2 (30,282 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 - Total 117,461
 Density 2.4/km2 (6.2/sq mi)
  Canada 2006 Census
Time zone EST
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC −4) (UTC)
Postal code span
Area code(s) 705
Seat Sault Ste. Marie

Algoma District is a district and census division in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. It was created in 1858 comprising territory as far west as Minnesota. Since then, it has shrunk, as other districts were created by the provincial government:

The district seat is Sault Ste. Marie.

The rugged scenery of this region has inspired works by Canadian artists, particularly the Group of Seven, who rented a boxcar from the Algoma Central Railway during excursions through this region.

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Subdivisions

Communities within these subdivisions are added in parentheses.

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Cities

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Townships

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Reserves

Unorganized areas

Highways

King's Highways

Secondary highways

Tertiary highways

  • #810

Protected areas

  • Algoma Headwaters Provincial Park
  • Aubinadong River Provincial Park
  • Aubrey Falls Provincial Park
  • Batchawana Bay Provincial Park
  • Batchawana River Provincial Park
  • Chapleau Crown Game Preserve
  • Chapleau-Nemegosenda River Provincial Park
  • Delta Provincial Nature Reserve
  • Fort Creek Conservation Area
  • Goulais River Provincial Park
  • Hiawatha Highlands Conservation Area
  • La Cloche Provincial Park
  • Lake Superior Provincial Park
  • Little White River Provincial Park
  • Marks Bay Conservation Area
  • Matintenda Provincial Park
  • Michipicoten Post Provincial Park]
  • Missinaibi Provincial Park
  • Mississagi Provincial Park
  • Mississagi River Provincial Park
  • Montreal River Provincial Park
  • Nagagami Lake Provincial Park
  • Nagagamisis Provincial Park
  • Nemegosenda River Wetlands Provincial Park
  • North Channel Silands-La Cloche Provincial Park
  • North Shore Waterwat Provincial Park
  • Obatanga Provincial Park
  • Pancake Bay Provincial Park
  • Pichogen River Provincial Nature Reserve
  • Pokei Lake-White River Wetlands Provivncial Nature Reserve
  • Potholes Provincial Nature Reserve
  • Pukaskwa River National Park
  • River aux Sables Provincial Park
  • Sandy Islands Provincial Nature Reserve
  • Sayme-Aubinadong-Gong Provincial Park
  • St. Joseph's Island National Marine Bird Sanctuary
  • Wenebegon River Provincial Park

Attractions

Demographics

(Statistics Canada, 2006)

  • Population: 117,461
  • Population change (2001-2006): -0.9
  • Dwellings: 58,472
  • Area (km²): 48,734.66
  • Density (per km².): 2.4
  • National rank in terms of population: 50
  • Provincial rank in terms of population: 21

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