Morris-Turnberry, Ontario

Morris-Turnberry
—  Township  —
Morris-Turnberry is located in Ontario
Morris-Turnberry
Coordinates: 43°51′N 81°15′W / 43.85°N 81.25°W / 43.85; -81.25Coordinates: 43°51′N 81°15′W / 43.85°N 81.25°W / 43.85; -81.25
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County Huron
Settled
Formed 2001
Government
 – Mayor Paul Gowing
 – Federal riding Huron—Bruce
 – Prov. riding Huron—Bruce
Area[1]
 – Land 376.45 km2 (145.3 sq mi)
Population (2006)[1]
 – Total 3,403
 – Density 9.0/km2 (23.3/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 – Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code N0G
Area code(s) 519 and 226
Website www.morris-turnberry.on.ca

The Municipality of Morris-Turnberry is a municipality in Huron County, Ontario, Canada. It is located in the north portion of Huron County, near the Bruce County border, southeast of Wingham.

It was formed as an amalgamation of the former Morris and Turnberry townships in 2001 in an Ontario-wide local government restructuring imposed by the government of that time. The two former townships now comprise the wards of the amalgamated municipality.

Morris-Turnberry's only significant settlement is Bluevale, located at the junction of Huron Roads 86 and 87 east of Wingham. It borders on communities that are under neighbouring municipalities such as Blyth, Belgrave, Brussels and Wingham.

Bluevale is where Elias Disney was born in 1859 - the father of Walt Disney.

Demographics

Population trend:[2]

  • Population in 2006: 3403 (2001 to 2006 population change: -2.7 %)
  • Population in 2001: 3499
  • Population total in 1996: 3504
    • Morris (township): 1732
    • Turnberry (township): 1772
  • Population in 1991:
    • Morris (township): 1725
    • Turnberry (township): 1582

Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 1158 (total dwellings: 1249)

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