Cornwall, Ontario

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City of Cornwall
Cornwall, Ontario
Coordinates: 45°01′39″N 74°44′24″W / 45.0275°N 74.74°W / 45.0275; -74.74Coordinates: 45°01′39″N 74°44′24″W / 45.0275°N 74.74°W / 45.0275; -74.74
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Founded 1784
Government
 • Type Town
 • Mayor Bob Kilger
Area
 • City 61.83 km2 (23.87 sq mi)
 • Metro 508.98 km2 (196.52 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • City 45,965
 • Density 743.4/km2 (1,925/sq mi)
 • Metro 58,485
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 613 and 343

Cornwall is a city in the Canadian province of Ontario. The population of Cornwall was 45,965 in 2006. The mayor of Cornwall is Bob Kilger. The first European settlement in Cornwall was established in 1784 although Aboriginal peoples lived in and around the area for millennia. The city was first named Pointe Maligne by French colonists and was later renamed to New Johnstown. The name was officially changed after and was named Cornwall after the Duke of Cornwall, Prince George, in 1834[1].

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