Adelaide Metcalfe

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Adelaide Metcalfe
Township
Adelaide
Adelaide
Adelaide Metcalfe is located in Southern Ontario
Adelaide Metcalfe
Adelaide Metcalfe
Coordinates: 42°57′N 81°42′W / 42.950°N 81.700°W / 42.950; -81.700Coordinates: 42°57′N 81°42′W / 42.950°N 81.700°W / 42.950; -81.700
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyMiddlesex
FormedJanuary 1, 2001
Government
 • MayorDavid Bolton
 • Federal ridingLambton—Kent—Middlesex
 • Prov. ridingLambton—Kent—Middlesex
Area[1]
 • Land331.38 km2 (127.95 sq mi)
Elevation227 m (745 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total3,028
 • Density9.1/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zoneEST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
Postal CodeN0M, N7G
Area code(s)519 and 226
Websitewww.adelaidemetcalfe.
on.ca
 
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Adelaide Metcalfe
Township
Adelaide
Adelaide
Adelaide Metcalfe is located in Southern Ontario
Adelaide Metcalfe
Adelaide Metcalfe
Coordinates: 42°57′N 81°42′W / 42.950°N 81.700°W / 42.950; -81.700Coordinates: 42°57′N 81°42′W / 42.950°N 81.700°W / 42.950; -81.700
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountyMiddlesex
FormedJanuary 1, 2001
Government
 • MayorDavid Bolton
 • Federal ridingLambton—Kent—Middlesex
 • Prov. ridingLambton—Kent—Middlesex
Area[1]
 • Land331.38 km2 (127.95 sq mi)
Elevation227 m (745 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total3,028
 • Density9.1/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zoneEST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
Postal CodeN0M, N7G
Area code(s)519 and 226
Websitewww.adelaidemetcalfe.
on.ca

Adelaide Metcalfe (2011 population 3,028) is a township in Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada. It was formed on January 1, 2001 through the amalgamation of the former Township of Adelaide and the Township of Metcalfe. It is part of the London census metropolitan area.

Communities[edit]

The township contains the communities of Adelaide, Crathie, Dejong, Kerwood, Keyser, Mullifarry, Napier, Napperton, Springfield, Walkers and Wrightmans Corners.

Demographics[edit]

Population trend:[3][4]

Wind farm project[edit]

Adelaide is the site of a proposed TCI Renewables wind farm project to generate 75 MW of electricity for the Ontario grid, enough to light 1400 homes.[5] The project is to be completed by summer 2013.

This project is currently being opposed by the Middlesex Wind Action Group, a group formed by concerned citizens of Adelaide Metcalfe township (one of over 48 such groups in Ontario) who believe that due process was not followed. Key arguments in the protest relate to unaddressed health concerns, lack of notification of the project and road safety (i.e. proximity to Highway 402, shadow flicker, ice throw, blade throw).

2010 Election[edit]

Municipal office

Ontario municipal elections were held on October 25, 2010. In Adelaide Metcalfe, David Bolton was acclaimed as mayor. Other positions were elected based on the following results:[6]

Deputy Mayor:

Councillor:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Adelaide-Metcalfe census profile". 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-24. 
  3. ^ "Corrections and updates". 2006 Census data. Statistics Canada. Retrieved 2011-02-15. 
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  5. ^ "Adelaide". TCI Renewables. Retrieved 2010-06-13. 
  6. ^ "Election Results" (PDF). Township of Adelaide Metcalfe. 2010-10-25. Retrieved 2010-12-25. 

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