Nipissing District

Nipissing District is a district in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. It was created in 1858. The district seat is North Bay.

Nipissing District

District de Nipissing
Location of Nipissing District in Ontario
Coordinates: 46°18′00″N 79°27′00″W
Country Canada
Province Ontario
RegionNortheastern Ontario
  MPsAnthony Rota, Cheryl Gallant, Marc Serré
  MPPsVic Fedeli, John Vanthof, John Yakabuski
  Land17,103.52 km2 (6,603.71 sq mi)
  Density4.9/km2 (13/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal code FSA
P0A, P0B, P1A-P1C, P2B
Area code(s)705
SeatNorth Bay

In 2016, the population was 83,150. The land area is 17,103.52 square kilometres (6,603.71 sq mi); the population density was 4.9 per square kilometre (13/sq mi), making it one of the most densely populated districts in Northern Ontario.[1]


The Sudbury District was created in 1894 from townships of eastern Algoma District and west Nipissing District.




In addition, the eastern part of the town of Kearney is within Nipissing District, but the entire town is enumerated with the Parry Sound District.


Unorganized areas

Local services boards in these unorganized areas include:

First Nation reserves


Canada census – Nipissing District community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 83,150 (-1.9% from 2011) 84,736 (0.1% from 2006) 84,688 (2.1% from 2001)
Land area: 17,103.52 km2 (6,603.71 sq mi) 17,065.07 km2 (6,588.86 sq mi)
Population density: 5.0/km2 (13/sq mi) 5.0/km2 (13/sq mi)
Median age: 42.2 (M: 41.3, F: 43.0)
Total private dwellings: 41,200 41,023 40,073
Median household income:
Notes: Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves. – References: 2016[2] 2011[1] 2006[3] earlier[4]

See also


  1. "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2012-03-19.
  2. "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017.
  3. "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-19.
  4. "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
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