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McGarry, Ontario

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McGarry, Ontario

Township of McGarry
McGarry is located in Ontario
Coordinates: [1]
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
District Timiskaming
 • Type Township
 • Reeve Clermont Lapointe
 • Federal riding Timmins—James Bay
 • Prov. riding Timiskaming—Cochrane
 • Land 86.72 km2 (33.48 sq mi)
Elevation[3] 327 m (1,073 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 595
 • Density 6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code P0K 1X0
Area code(s) 705, 249
Website .ca.mcgarrywww

McGarry is an incorporated township in Timiskaming District in Northeastern Ontario, Canada.[1]

The township includes the communities of Virginiatown and Kearns. It is situated on the border with Quebec to the east, along Highway 66 between Kirkland Lake and Rouyn-Noranda. The northern border of the township forms part of the border between Timiskaming District and Cochrane District.


  • Demographics 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Private dwellings, excluding seasonal cottages: 284 (total: 360)

Mother tongue:[5]

  • English as first language: 30.5%
  • French as first language: 63%
  • English and French as first language: 1.5%
  • Other as first language: 5%
Kearns and highway 66.

See also


  1. ^ a b "McGarry".  
  2. ^ a b 2011 Census Profile
  3. ^ Elevation taken from Google Earth at geographical coordinates, accessed 2014-05-20.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profile". 

External links

  • Official website
  • Community profile (2008)
  • Image of McGarry Township Building, circa 1953 from RootsWeb
  • Historic Photos of Virginiatown & Kearns
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