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North Stormont is a township in eastern Ontariomarker, Canadamarker in the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry. The township was incorporated on January 1, 1998 by amalgamating the former townships of Finch and Roxborough with the independent village of Finch.

Communities

The township comprises the communities of Avonmore, Berwick, Bloomington, Cahore, Crysler, Dyer, Finch, Glenpayne, Goldfield, Gravel Hill, Lodi, MacDonald Grove, McMillans Corners, Monkland, Moose Creek, Sandringham, Strathmore, Tayside, Tolmies Corners, Valley Corners and Warina.

History

Early settlement in the area began in 1785 Finch Township was originally part of the Royal Township of Osnabruckmarker, and Roxborough Township was originally part of the Royal Township of Cornwallmarker. Stormont Countymarker was created in 1792, and both Finch and Roxborough were separated from their southerly parents in 1798.

The hamlet of Berwick was first settled by four Cockburn brothers from Scotlandmarker in the early 1800s. Berwick became the administrative home of municipal government in the former Finch Township, incorporated January 1, 1850.

The New York and Ottawa Railway was built in 1897 and sent up to four daily passenger trains, as well as up to five daily freight trains through Berwick. The first church was built in 1883.

Berwick remains the administrative centre of North Stormont.

Demographics

According to the Canada 2006 Census:
  • Population: 6,769
  • % Change (2001 – 2006): -1.3
  • Dwellings: 2,426
  • Area (km²): 515.4
  • Density (persons per km²): 13.3


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