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.

Township of Gauthier
Gauthier Community Hall in Dobie
Coordinates: 48°09′N 79°49′W
Country Canada
Province Ontario
  ReeveMarie Savarie
  Federal ridingTimmins—James Bay
  Prov. ridingTimiskaming—Cochrane
  Land88.41 km2 (34.14 sq mi)
  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.


Gauthier, Ontario
Historical populations
1991 149    
1996 152+2.0%
2001 128−15.8%
2006 133+3.9%
2011 123−7.5%
2016 138+12.2%

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


  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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