Hudson, Ontario

Hudson is a township municipality[1] incorporating the congruent geographic township[2] in Timiskaming District in northeastern Ontario, Canada.[3][4] Hudson is located directly west of the city of Temiskaming Shores[5] and has only one named settlement, the community of Hillview.[6]

Hudson
Township of Hudson
Township hall
Hudson
Coordinates: 47°32′14″N 79°49′27″W
Country Canada
Province Ontario
DistrictTimiskaming
Incorporated1904 (1904)
Surveyed1887
First settled1897
Government
  ReeveLarry Craig
Area
  Total90.64 km2 (35.00 sq mi)
Elevation
245 m (804 ft)
Population
 (2016)
  Total503
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal code FSA
P0J
Area code(s)705, 249
Websitehudson.ca

Demographics

The township had a population count of 503 in the Canada 2016 Census, an increase of 5.7% from the 476 recorded in the Canada 2011 Census.[7]

History

Hudson was surveyed in 1887. However, the first settlers did not arrive until 1897, and the township was incorporated in 1904. The first Census of Canada to take place after settlement, in 1901, recorded the population as 46.[8]

Transportation

Ontario Highway 65 passes through the township on its way from Temiskaming Shores towards Matachewan.[5]

See also

References

  1. "Hudson". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2011-08-16.
  2. "Hudson". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2011-08-16.
  3. "Hudson". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. 2010-02-04. Retrieved 2011-08-16. Shows township limits.
  4. Restructured municipalities - Ontario map #4 (Map). Restructuring Maps of Ontario. Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. 2006. Retrieved 2011-08-16.
  5. Map 12 (PDF) (Map). 1 : 1,600,000. Official road map of Ontario. Ministry of Transportation of Ontario. 2010-01-01. Retrieved 2011-08-16.
  6. "Hillview". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2011-08-16.
  7. Canada, Government of Canada, Statistics. "Census Profile, 2016 Census - Hudson, Township [Census subdivision], Ontario and Timiskaming, District [Census division], Ontario". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved 2018-07-15.
  8. "History". Township of Hudson. 2003. Retrieved 2011-08-16. Excerpted from Hawirko, Norman R; Arnott, Margaret. "I've got to stop here until I'm called for".
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