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Township of East Luther-Grand Valley
(Grand Valley)
—  Township  —

Coat of arms
Motto: Nature's Playground.
East Luther-Grand Valley within the Dufferin County.
Coordinates: 43°55′55″N 80°20′33″W / 43.93194°N 80.3425°W / 43.93194; -80.3425
Amalgamation January 1, 1995
Government
 - Mayor John K. Oosterhof
 - Deputy Mayor John Ince
 - Concillors Bill Bus
Steve Soloman
Rick Taylor
Area
 - Total 158.2 km2 (61.1 sq mi)
 - Water 14.16 km2 (5.5 sq mi)  8.95%
Population (2006)
 - Total 2,844
  Population Growth between 2001-2006 is 0.1%
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Rural L0N 1G0
Area code(s) 519
Website East Luther-Grand Valley official site

East Luther-Grand Valley (2006 population 2,844) is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, composed of the former township of East Luther and the former village of Grand Valley. The township is located within Dufferin County, and includes part of the Luther Marsh. The marsh covers over 10,000 acres (40 km²) including Luther Lake. The Grand River is one of the major sites in the town.

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Town Limits

  • The township's southern limit is Dufferin County Road 109, south of the limit is the township of East Garafraxa.
  • The township's eastern limit is Amaranth-East Luther Townline, east of the limit is the township of Amaranth.
  • The township's western limit is East Luther-West Luther Line, west of the limit is the township of Wellington North.

History

The formation of the town was a result of an amalgamation effective January 1, 1995.

Town Hall and Officials

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Town Hall

Address of Town Hall: 5 Dufferin County Road 25 (Main Street North)

Officials

  • Mayor: John K. Oosterhof
  • Deputy Mayor: John Ince
  • Councillors:
  1. Bill Bus
  2. Steve Soloman
  3. Rick Taylor

Grand Valley B.I.A.

The Grand Valley B.I.A. is encouraging commerce developments in the town. In an attempt to accommodate new development, the town is in the process of updating the By-laws.

The Grand Valley B.I.A., the smallest B.I.A. in Ontario, has become even smaller with one member of the Board of Management remaining.

Major communities

The township comprises the communities of Colbeck, Grand Valley, Leggatt, Monticello, Peepabun and Tarbert.

Demographics (2006)

According to the Canada 2006 Census:[1]

Population: 2,842 (0.1% from 2001)
Land area: 158.2 km2 (61.1 sq mi)
Population density: 18.0 inhabitants per square kilometre (47 /sq mi)
National population rank: Ranked 1,023rd out of 5,008
Median age: 37.4 (males: 37.4, females: 37.4)
Total private dwellings: 1,031
Dwellings occupied by permanent residents: 965
Median household income: $N/A

See also

References

  1. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Statistics Canada. Government of Canada. 2009-02-24. http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E. Retrieved 9 March 2009.  
  1. Statistic Canada

Coordinates: 43°55′55″N 80°20′34″W / 43.93202°N 80.34267°W / 43.93202; -80.34267


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