Coleman, Ontario

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Coleman
Township of Coleman
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Motto(s): 
Over 2 billion square feet of opportunity!
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Coleman
Coordinates: 47°22′03″N79°45′34″W / 47.3675°N 79.7594°W / 47.3675; -79.7594 [1] Coordinates: 47°22′03″N79°45′34″W / 47.3675°N 79.7594°W / 47.3675; -79.7594 [1]
CountryCanada
Province Ontario
District Timiskaming
Incorporated1906 (1906)
Government
  TypeTownship
  MayorDan Cleroux
  Federal riding Nipissing—Timiskaming
  Prov. riding Timiskaming—Cochrane
Area
[2]
  Land178.89 km2 (69.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2016) [2]
  Total595
  Density3.3/km2 (9/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
P0J 1C0
Area codes 705, 249
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Coleman is a township municipality in the Canadian province of Ontario. It is situated in the Timiskaming District of Northeastern Ontario. The township had a population of 595 in the Canada 2016 Census. [1] [3] [4] [5] [6]

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It is located along Highway 11 and 11-B. [4] [6]

History

The community was first formed around 1906. The township is named after geologist A. P. Coleman, who did extensive work in the region in the late 1800s. Coleman also mapped the Sudbury Basin, leading to important nickel discoveries, and proved conclusively that the area had been repeatedly glaciated. The township celebrated its first 100 years in 2006.

Demographics

Canada census – Coleman, Ontario community profile
2016 2011
Population:595 (-0.3% from 2011)597 (+10.6% from 2006)
Land area:178.89 km2 (69.07 sq mi)178.82 km2 (69.04 sq mi)
Population density:3.3/km2 (8.5/sq mi)3.3/km2 (8.5/sq mi)
Median age:52.5 (M: 52.3, F: 52.8)47.6 (M: , F: )
Total private dwellings:338325
Median household income:$67,840
References: 2016 [7] 2011 [8] earlier [9]
Coleman, Ontario - Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1986 441    
1991 470+6.6%
1996 499+6.2%
2001 550+10.2%
2006 580+5.5%
2011 597+2.9%
2016 595−0.3%
[10] [11] [2] 1996 population would be 534 if boundaries of 2001 were used

Mother tongue (2006): [12]

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References

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  2. 1 2 3 "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Coleman, Township". Statistics Canada. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
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  10. Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  11. 2011 Census Profile
  12. 2006 Community Profile