Barrie

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Barrie
City of Barrie
Downtown Barrie from Kempenfelt Bay
Downtown Barrie from Kempenfelt Bay
Flag of Barrie
Flag
Coat of arms of Barrie
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
The People are the City
Barrie is located in Southern Ontario
Barrie
Barrie
Location of Barrie
Coordinates: 44°22′16″N 79°40′37″W / 44.37111°N 79.67694°W / 44.37111; -79.67694Coordinates: 44°22′16″N 79°40′37″W / 44.37111°N 79.67694°W / 44.37111; -79.67694
CountryCanada
ProvinceOntario
CountySimcoe (independent)
First settledEnd of War of 1812
Established1854 (village)
Established1870 (town)
Established1959 (city)
Named forSir Robert Barrie
Wards
Government
 • MayorJeff Lehman
 • CouncilBarrie City Council
 • MPPS
 • MPs
Area
 • City (single-tier)99.04 km2 (38.24 sq mi)
 • Urban
171.53 km2 (66.23 sq mi)
 • Metro
898.02 km2 (346.73 sq mi)
Elevation
252 m (827 ft)
Population
 • City (single-tier)141,434
 • Density1,428.0/km2 (3,699/sq mi)
 • Urban
172,657
 • Urban density918.27/km2 (2,378.3/sq mi)
 • Metro
212,667
 • Metro density219.4/km2 (568/sq mi)
 • Ethnicity
Demonym(s)Barrian
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Forward Sortation Area
Area code(s)705 and 249
Highways Highway 400
 Highway 26
 Highway 27
 Highway 90
GNBC CodeFAFFD[8]
Websitewww.barrie.ca

Barrie is a city and manifesting regional centre in Ontario, Canada, located on the shores of Kempenfelt Bay, the western arm of Lake Simcoe.

Barrie is located 85 kilometres (53 mi) north of Toronto, 355 kilometres (221 mi) northeast of Detroit and 335 kilometres (208 mi) west of Ottawa.

References[change | change source]

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  2. "Barrie, Ontario (Census metropolitan area)". Canada 2011 Census, Census Profiles. Statistics Canada. February 16, 2012. Retrieved February 16, 2012.
  3. "Census Profile, 2016 Census Barrie, City [Census subdivision]". Statistics Canada. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
  4. "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities), (land areas, population density, national population rank and other data) 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data". Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population. March 13, 2007. Retrieved March 19, 2007.
  5. "Corrections and updates". Statistics Canada. August 13, 2013. Retrieved September 19, 2013.
  6. "Community Highlights, City of Barrie". Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population. March 13, 2007. Retrieved March 19, 2007.
  7. "Population Groups (28) and Sex (3) for the Population of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data". Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population. June 12, 2008. Retrieved August 31, 2008.
  8. "Barrie". Natural Resources Canada. October 6, 2016.