Douro-Dummer, Ontario

Douro-Dummer, Ontario

Douro-Dummer is a township in central-eastern Ontario, Canada in Peterborough County. It is located on the Trent-Severn Waterway. Douro is host of some great drumlins and can be known as the Drumlins of Douro.

Douro is the home of a Jr. A hockey club called the Douro Dukes of the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League, who began play in the 2007-08 season.

Communities

The township comprises the communities of Centre Dummer, Clarina, Cottesloe, Crowes Landing, Donwood, Douro, Five Corners, Galesburg, Gilchrist Bay, Guerin, Hall's Glen, Juniper Island, McCrackens Landing, South Beach, South Dummer and Warsaw.

Famous people

*Leahy, Canadian folk rock band
*Susanna Moodie, Pioneer, Canadian writer and newspaper editor
*Catharine Parr Traill, Pioneer, Canadian writer, naturalist (sister of Susanna Moodie)

Demographics

According to the 2001 Statistics Canada Census:
*Population: 6,652
*% Change (1996 – 2001): -0.5
*Dwellings: 3,249
*Area (km².): 458.46
*Density (persons per km².): 14.5

References

[http://www.dourodummer.on.ca/ The Township of Douro-Dummer]

North: North Kawartha
West: Smith-Ennismore-Lakefield, Peterborough
Douro-Dummer
East: Havelock-Belmont-Methuen
South: Otonabee-South Monaghan, Asphodel-Norwood

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