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Tyendinaga
—  Township  —
Marysville
Tyendinaga is located in Ontario
Tyendinaga
Coordinates: 44°18′N 77°12′W / 44.3°N 77.2°W / 44.3; -77.2
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Hastings
Settled
Incorporated
Government
 - Type Township
 - Reeve Margaret Walsh
 - Federal riding Prince Edward—Hastings
 - Prov. riding Prince Edward—Hastings
Area [1]
 - Land 311.94 km2 (120.4 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 - Total 4,070
 - Density 13.0/km2 (33.7/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code K0K
Area code(s) 613
Website www.tyendinagatownship.com

Tyendinaga is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in Hastings County. The township had a population of 4,070 in the Canada 2006 Census.[2]

The community takes its name from a variant spelling of Mohawk leader Joseph Brant's traditional Mohawk name, Thayendanegea.

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Communities

The township comprises the communities of Albert, Blessington, Chisholms Mills, Ebenezer, Halston, Kingsford, Lonsdale, Lonsdale Station, Melrose, Marysville, Milltown, Myrehall, Naphan, Read and Shannonville. This community is also home to the late John Stapley, a pioneer in the nearby indian reservation skoal productions.

Demographics

Population trend:[3]

  • Population in 2006: 4070 (2001 to 2006 population change: 8.0 %)
  • Population in 2001: 3769
  • Population in 1996: 3549
  • Population in 1991: 3118

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1370 (total dwellings: 1445)

Mother tongue:[1]

  • English as first language: 96.0 %
  • French as first language: 0.7 %
  • English and French as first language: 0 %
  • Other as first language: 3.3 %

References

  1. ^ a b c Statistics Canada 2006 Census - Tyendinaga community profile
  2. ^ Statistics Canada Community Profiles: Tyendinaga
  3. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census

External links

Coordinates: 44°18′N 77°12′W / 44.3°N 77.2°W / 44.3; -77.2

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