Hawk Junction, Ontario
The community was established by people of Italian, Scottish and French descent in 1909 when the Algoma Central Railway was built through the area. In 1923-1924 it was destroyed by fire. The community was rebuilt and is now a terminal for the Algoma Central Railway.
In September 2017, the last operating business, the Big Bear Hotel, closed, leaving Hawk Junction without any stores or services. Residents need to drive to the nearby town of Wawa for any services. It is a popular starting point for wilderness hunting and fishing trips. During the winter Hawk Junction is a major snowmobile drop off point. The Big Bear has re opened its doors.
|Canada census – Hawk Junction, Ontario community profile|
|Population:||190 (-22.1% from 2006)||244 (% from 2001)|
|Land area:||83.14 km2 (32.10 sq mi)||83.14 km2 (32.10 sq mi)|
|Population density:||2.29/km2 (5.9/sq mi)||2.93/km2 (7.6/sq mi)|
|Median age:||53.9 (M: , F: )|
|Total private dwellings:||135|
|Median household income:|
|References: 2011 2006 earlier|
- Local Services Boards, R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 737. Canadian Legal Information Institute.
- Algoma Country communities
- "Last Business In Hawk Junction Closes". Sault Online. September 2, 2017.
- "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013.
- "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011.
- "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.