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Huron County, Ontario

Huron County
County (upper-tier)
County of Huron
Entering Huron County on Highway 21
Entering Huron County on Highway 21
Huron County's location in relation to Ontario.
Huron County's location in relation to Ontario.
Country  Canada
Province  Ontario
County seat Goderich
 • Land 3,399.63 km2 (1,312.60 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 59,100
 • Density 17.4/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal code span N0G, N0M, N7A

Huron County is a county of the province of Ontario, Canada. It is located on the southeast shore of its namesake, Lake Huron, in the southwest part of the province. The county seat is Goderich, also the county's largest settlement.


  • Subdivisions 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Communities 3
    • Former communities/ghost towns 3.1
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6




The boundaries of the county's municipalities have been in effect since 2001, after the provincial government imposed mergers throughout the province.


Huron County comprises a single Statistics Canada census division.

Historic populations:[3]

  • Population in 2001: 59,701
  • Population in 1996: 60,220


Former communities/ghost towns

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Huron County census profile".  
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profiles".  
  3. ^ a b "2001 Community Profiles".  

External links

  • Huron County government site
  • Huron County Tourism website
  • Blyth Festival Theatre site
  • Huron County's Historic Bridges
  • Grand Bend Strip community newspaper - serving south Huron County
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