Algoma District, Ontario

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Algoma District is a district and census division in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. It was created in 1858 comprising territory as far west as Minnesota. Since then, it has shrunk, as other districts were created by the provincial government. The district seat is Sault Ste. Marie
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Communities

Cities
Elliot Lake
Sault Ste. Marie

Towns
Blind River
Bruce Mines
Thessalon

Townships
Dubreuilville
Hilton
Hornepayne
Huron Shores
Jocelyn
Johnson
Laird
Macdonald, Meredith and Aberdeen Additional
Michipicoten
North Shore
Plummer Additional
Prince
Shedden
St. Joseph
Tarbutt and Tarbutt Additional
White River

Villages
Hilton Beach

Reserves
Garden River
Goulais Bay
Gros Cap
Missanabie
Mississagi River
Rankin Location
Sagamok
Serpent River
Thessalon

Unorganized Areas
North
Southeast

Highways

Highways that run through Algoma are as follows:
King's Highways: Trans-Canada #17, #101, #108, #129
Secondary Highways: #519, #532, #538, #546, #547, #548, #550, #552, #553,#554, #556, #557, #563, #565, #631, #638, #639, #651, #670
Tertiary Highways: #810

Protected Areas

Algoma Headwaters Provincial Park
Aubinadong River Provincial Park
Aubrey Falls PRovincial Park
Batchawana Bay Provincial Park
Batchawana River Provincial Park
Chapleau Crown Game Preserve
Chapleau-Nemegosenda River Provincial Park
Delta Provincial Nature Reserve
Fort Creek Conservation Area
Goulais River Provincial Park
Hiawatha Highlands Conservation Area
La Cloche Provincial Park
Lake Superior Provincial Park
Little White River Provincial Park
Marks Bay Conservation Area
Matintenda Provincial Park
Michipicoten Post Provincial Park
Missinaibi Provincial Park
Mississagi Provincial Park
Mississagi River Provincial Park
Montreal River Provincial Park
Nagagami Lake Provincial Park
Nagagamisis Provincial Park
Nemegosenda River Wetlands Provincial Park
North Channel Silands-La Cloche Provincial Park
North Shore Waterwat Provincial Park
Obatanga Provincial Park
Pancake Bay Provincial Park
Pichogen River Provincial Nature Reserve
Pokei Lake-White River Wetlands Provivncial Nature Reserve
Potholes Provincial Nature Reserve
Pukaskwa River National Park
River aux Sables Provincial Park
Sandy Islands Provincial Nature Reserve
Sayme-Aubinadong-Gong Provincial Park
St. Joseph's Island National Marine Bird Sanctuary
Wenebegon River Provincial Park

Attractions

Algoma Central Railway - Agawa Canyon (Algoma, Unorganized, North Part)
Algoma University College (Sault Ste. Marie)
Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site (St. Joseph)
High Falls (Michipicoten)
Sault Ste. Marie Airport (Sault Ste. Marie)
Sault Ste. Marie Canal (Sault Ste. Marie)
Sault College (Sault Ste. Marie)
Searchmont Ski Area

Demographics

(Statistics Canada, 2001)

Population: 118,567
Population change (1996-2001): -5.5
Dwellings: 59,400
Area (sq. km): 48,737.22
Density (per sq. km.): 2.4
National rank in terms of population: 47
Provincial rank in terms of population: 20

Surrounding Districts


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