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Rainy River District

Rainy River District
District
Location of Rainy River District in Ontario
Location of Rainy River District in Ontario
Coordinates:
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
Region Northwestern Ontario
Created 1885
Government
 • MPs John Rafferty (NDP)
 • MPPs Bill Mauro (OLP), Sarah Campbell (NDP)
Area[1]
 • Land 15,484.83 km2 (5,978.73 sq mi)
Elevation[2] 328 m (1,076 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 20,370
 • Density 1.3/km2 (3/sq mi)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code span P0W, P9A
Area code(s) 807
Largest communities [3] Fort Frances (7,952)
Atikokan (2,787)

Rainy River District is a district and census division in Northwestern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. It was created in 1885. It is the only division in Ontario that lies completely in the Central time zone. Its seat is Fort Frances. It is known for its fishing and its location on the USA border opposite International Falls, Minnesota and Baudette, Minnesota.

In 2011, the population was 20,370. The land area is 15,484.83 square kilometres (5,978.73 sq mi); the population density was 1.3 per square kilometre (3.4/sq mi).[1]

Contents

  • Subdivisions 1
    • Municipalities 1.1
    • Unorganized area 1.2
    • First Nations reserves 1.3
  • Demographics 2
  • Culture 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Subdivisions

Municipalities

Unorganized area

  • Eva Marion Lake local services board)

First Nations reserves

Demographics

Historic populations:[5]

  • Population in 2001: 22,109
  • Population in 1996: 23,138

Culture

As of 2013, the Rainy River District School Board has partnered with the Seven Generations Education Institute, the Ministry of Education, and local First Nations’ communities in development of new technologies and programs for revitalization of the Ojibwe language. [6]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Rainy River District census profile".  
  2. ^ Toe Protection for H-pileson Sloping Bedrock at Rainy River
    Page 2, "Mean river elevation is...328m"
  3. ^ Compilation of Northwestern Ontario's 2011 census data
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles".  
  5. ^ a b "2001 Community Profiles".  
  6. ^ Latter, Heather (2013-04-10). "Native language initiatives enhanced". Fort Frances Times Online. Retrieved 2013-04-14. 
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