Batchawana Bay, Ontario

Batchawana Bay is an unincorporated place and Compact Rural Community in Algoma District in Northeastern Ontario, Canada.[1][2][3][4] It is also the name of a local services board, consisting of parts of the geographic townships of Fisher, Herrick, Ryan and Tilley.[5] It is located north of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, on the shores of Batchawana Bay[6] off Lake Superior.

Batchawana Bay
Etymology: Badjiwanung Ojibwe for "water that bubbles up"
Batchawana Bay
Location in Ontario
Coordinates: 46°55′34″N 84°36′23″W[1]
CountryCanada
ProvinceOntario
DistrictAlgoma
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern Time Zone)
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (Eastern Time Zone)
Postal code
P0S 1A0
Area code(s)705, 249

The area is counted as part of Unorganized North Algoma District in Statistics Canada census data.

Batchawana Bay Provincial Park is nearby along Highway 17;[7][8] the community itself is reached from Highway 17 by Ontario Highway 563.

References

  1. "Batchawana Bay". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2018-07-01. (community)
  2. "CLAIMaps IV". Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines. 2016. Retrieved 2018-07-01.
  3. Map 12 (PDF) (Map). 1 : 1,600,000. Official road map of Ontario. Ministry of Transportation of Ontario. 2016-01-01. Retrieved 2018-07-01.
  4. Restructured municipalities - Ontario map #4 (Map). Restructuring Maps of Ontario. Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. 2006. Retrieved 2018-07-01.
  5. Local Services Boards, R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 737 Archived 2014-03-10 at the Wayback Machine. Canadian Legal Information Institute.
  6. "Batchawana Bay". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2018-07-01. (bay)
  7. "Batchawana Bay Provincial Park". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2018-07-01. (park)
  8. "Batchawana Bay". Ontario Parks. Retrieved 2018-07-01.


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