Hudson, Ontario

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Hudson
Township of Hudson
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Hudson
Coordinates: 47°32′14″N79°49′27″W / 47.5372°N 79.8242°W / 47.5372; -79.8242 Coordinates: 47°32′14″N79°49′27″W / 47.5372°N 79.8242°W / 47.5372; -79.8242
CountryCanada
Province Ontario
District Timiskaming
Incorporated1904 (1904)
Surveyed1887
First settled1897
Government
  ReeveLarry Craig
Area
  Total90.64 km2 (35.00 sq mi)
Elevation
245 m (804 ft)
Population
 (2016)
  Total503
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
  Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal code FSA
P0J
Area code(s) 705, 249
Website hudson.ca OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg

Hudson is a township municipality [1] incorporating the congruent geographic township [2] in Timiskaming District in northeastern Ontario, Canada. [3] [4] Hudson is located directly west of the city of Temiskaming Shores [5] and has only one named settlement, the community of Hillview. [6]

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History

Hudson was surveyed in 1887. However, the first settlers did not arrive until 1897, and the township was incorporated in 1904. The first Census of Canada to take place after settlement, in 1901, recorded the population as 46. [7]

Demographics

The township had a population count of 503 in the Canada 2016 Census, an increase of 5.7% from the 476 recorded in the Canada 2011 Census. [8]

Canada census – Hudson, Ontario community profile
2016 2011
Population:503 (5.7% from 2011)476 (4.6% from 2006)
Land area:90.37 km2 (34.89 sq mi)90.64 km2 (35.00 sq mi)
Population density:5.6/km2 (15/sq mi)5.3/km2 (14/sq mi)
Median age:50.0 (M: 50.7, F: 48.7)48.7 (M: 50.1, F: 47.8)
Total private dwellings:280336
Median household income:$86,144
References: 2016 [9] 2011 [10] earlier [11]
Historical census populations – Hudson, Ontario
YearPop.±%
1986 472    
1991 488+3.4%
1996 501+2.7%
2001 490−2.2%
2006 455−7.1%
2011 476+4.6%
2016 503+5.7%
Source: Statistics Canada

Transportation

Ontario Highway 65 passes through the township on its way from Temiskaming Shores towards Matachewan. [5]

Rural scene along Ontario Highway 65 Hudson Twp ON 2.JPG
Rural scene along Ontario Highway 65

See also

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References

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  2. "Hudson". Geographical Names Data Base . Natural Resources Canada . Retrieved 2011-08-16.
  3. "Hudson". Atlas of Canada . Natural Resources Canada. 2010-02-04. Retrieved 2011-08-16. Shows township limits.
  4. Restructured municipalities - Ontario map #4 (Map). Restructuring Maps of Ontario. Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. 2006. Retrieved 2011-08-16.
  5. 1 2 Map 12 (PDF) (Map). 1 : 1,600,000. Official road map of Ontario. Ministry of Transportation of Ontario. 2010-01-01. Retrieved 2011-08-16.
  6. "Hillview". Geographical Names Data Base . Natural Resources Canada . Retrieved 2011-08-16.
  7. "History". Township of Hudson. 2003. Retrieved 2011-08-16. Excerpted from Hawirko, Norman R; Arnott, Margaret. "I've got to stop here until I'm called for".
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  9. "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2020-12-23.
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  11. "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.