Gauthier, Ontario

Gauthier is a township in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the Timiskaming District east of Kirkland Lake. The township had a population of 123 in the Canada 2011 Census. Its main population centre is Dobie, located just north of Highway 66.

Gauthier
Township of Gauthier
Gauthier Community Hall in Dobie
Gauthier
Coordinates: 48°09′N 79°49′W
Country Canada
Province Ontario
DistrictTimiskaming
Government
  TypeTownship
  ReeveMarie Savarie
  Federal ridingTimmins—James Bay
  Prov. ridingTimiskaming—Cochrane
Area
  Land88.41 km2 (34.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
  Total138
  Density1.6/km2 (4/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
P0K 1B0
Area code(s)705

Dobie housed the miners working the Upper Canada Mines, which produced 4,648,984 ounces of gold before closing in 1971.[2]

Actress Sara Botsford was born in Dobie.

Demographics

Gauthier, Ontario
Historical populations
YearPop.±%
1991 149    
1996 152+2.0%
2001 128−15.8%
2006 133+3.9%
2011 123−7.5%
2016 138+12.2%
[3][4][1]

Private dwellings, excluding seasonal cottages: 62 (total: 79).[1]

Mother tongue (2006):[5]

  • English as first language: 85%
  • French as first language: 7.5%
  • English and French as first language: 7.5%
  • Other as first language: 0%

See also

References

  1. "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Gauthier, Township". Statistics Canada. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  2. Barnes, Michael (1995). Gold in Ontario. Erin: The Boston Mills Press. p. 35. ISBN 155046146X.
  3. Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  4. 2011 Census Profile
  5. "2006 Community Profile".
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