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Description

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Smith–Ennismore–Lakefield is a township in central-eastern Ontario, Canada, in the County of Peterborough.

Geography

The township comprises the communities of Bridgenorth, Chemong Heights, Chemong Park, Connaught Shore, Deer Bay, Emerald Isle, Ennismore, Fife's Bay, Flood's Landing, Fowlers Corners, Gannon Beach, Gannon Village, Kawartha Park, Kimberley Park, Lakefield, Selwyn, Selwyn Shores, Stewart Heights, Tera View Heights, Tindle Bay, Victoria Springs, Village Meadowa, Windward Sands, Woodland Acres, Young's Cove, Young's Point and Youngstown.

The region is mostly rural, home to small villages and hamlets. Farms have been established on most of the flat areas that are intermixed between the rolling hills and lakes. The Trent-Severn Waterway passes through the township.

History

The township was created in its current form on January 1, 2001, by amalgamating the formerly independent village of Lakefield with the township of Smith-Ennismore and part of the township of Douro–Dummer.

Economy

The region is in the heart of Ontario's eastern 'Cottage Country', where urban residents (mostly from the Toronto region) have cottages on many of the small lakes. Many of the retail and services offered in the region cater to this seasonal market.

Small scale farms are a large industry, dairy and meat production are some of the notable goods.

Demographics

According to the 2001 Statistics Canada Census:

  • Population: 16,414
  • % Change (1996-2001): 1.9
  • Dwellings: 7,571
  • Area (km²): 319.61
  • Density (persons per km²): 51.4
According to the 2006 Statistics Canada Census:
  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 6730 (total dwellings: 8988)
  • Mother tongue:
    • English as first language: 92.4 %
    • French as first language: 1.3 %
    • English and French as first language: 0 %
    • Other as first language: 6.3 %
Population trend:
  • Population in 2006: 17,413 (2001 to 2006 population change: 6.1 %)
  • Population in 2001: 16,414
  • Population in 1996:
    • Ennismore (township): 4465
    • Lakefield (village): 2444
    • Smith (township): 9200
    • Ennismore (township): 4284
    • Lakefield (village): 2555
    • Smith (township): 8997

Local Attractions

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    So why use me? All Realtors in Ontario work from the same data base, utilize standard forms and contracts and advertise in very similar ways. I'd like to tell you why I stand out from the rest and why you should consider using me to represent you in the purchase and/or sale of your new home. The internet is an incredible resource for real estate and it's consulted ... Read More...
Posted by Jeremy Moore on 2013-10-16
The Canadian Mortgage Myth It is all over the news - That Canadians have debt levels that are skyrocketing, particularly when it come to home ownership and mortgages.  If you listen to what a lot of the pundits are saying it means that in the event of a softening of the real estate market most home owners will find themselves in a negative equity situation.  That constant barrage of negative ... Read More...
Posted by Anna Lisa Ferreri on 2013-06-19

Construction and Expansion

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Kitchens tend to be the focal point of our modern day home and as such home owners have changed the kitchens design to suit. In the past kitchens were a place where the cooking was done and the food was brought to a separate dining room where the guest would be served. In today’s homes we have the 'open concept kitchen' which brings the chef and cooking space into the living space creating a ... Read More...
Posted by Chris Salmans on 2013-09-23
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers financial assistance for the creation of a Secondary or Garden Suite for a low-income senior or adult with a disability — making it possible for them to live independently in their community, close to family and friends. CMHC delivers renovation programs in Prince Edward Island, where the province cost-shares on a 75% federal / 25% provincial ... Read More...
Posted by Patrick Daley on 2013-08-22

Community Events

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Open house planned for this Sunday 1:30-3 at 3121 Baseline Road, Keene....lets hope we all set our clocks back Sunday morning...including me! Read More...
Posted by Kris Chappell on 2013-10-30
COME TO 3054 WESTRIDGE BLVD ON SUNDAY OCTOBER 27, 2013! NOT ONLY WILL YOU GET TO SEE A WONDERFUL HOME FOR SALE, AND PERHAPS BE THE LUCKY ONE TO PURCHASE IT, BUT YOU WILL ALSO GET TO MEET THE BIG SCAREY DUDE AND HIS SIDEKICK!   TREATS WILL BE HANDED OUT AS WELL!  IF YOU WOULD LIKE A PICTURE WITH THE BIG SCAREY DUDE FEL FREE TO BRING YOUR CAMERA!  Read More...
Posted by Jeremy Moore on 2013-10-22

Family & Kids

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We invite you to discover the beauty of Buckhorn and its surrounding area, there are few places in Canada as visually stunning as the Kawartha Lakes area with open spaces, waterways and an abundance of birds and wildlife, with many unusual geographical features. The Buckhorn area is rich in culture with its many art galleries, antique stores and flea markets with hundreds of world class cultural ... Read More...
Posted by Ted Wiggins on 2014-03-14
Now that we are starting to get a little taste of warmer weather vs our frigid temperatures we have been enduring for the last few months, it's time to start thinking about Cottage Season.  Those who aren't familiar with Cottage Season; that is the time from when the snow melts until things begin to freeze again.  Some might refer to it as Spring, Summer and Fall. At the end of every March ... Read More...
Posted by Kristine Laufer on 2014-03-07

Parks & Recreation

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time is running out for getting your gardens ready for winter do you mulch cover and compost did you know you can have your soil tested what tips do you have for getting your gardens ready? Read More...
Posted by Lynda Mattucci on 2013-11-07
In today's world, taking time to do what has to be done to prepare for the winter months, can be very overwhelming, espcially when it comes to the cottage.  Below, you will find a great article explaining how you can save time and still get the job done.  Click on the link below, I'm sure you will find it interesting - I did!   Click here:   How to Close up the Cottage in 2 ... Read More...
Posted by Julie Whiteman on 2013-10-10

Market Reports and Conditions

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22 January 2014 Contact: Media Relations 613 782-8782 Ottawa - The Bank of Canada today announced that it is maintaining its target for the overnight rate at 1 per cent. The Bank Rate is correspondingly 1 1/4 per cent and the deposit rate is 3/4 per cent. Inflation in Canada has moved further below the 2 per cent target, owing largely to significant excess supply in the economy and heightened ... Read More...
Posted by Constantine Isslamow on 2014-01-22
  The Peterborough Real Estate Market is as Strong as ever!   I would like to take the time to share with you some statistics comparing 2013 sales activity to 2012 when looking at the entire Peterborough and Kawartha’s Association of REALTORS® Board taking into consideration all price points and sub districts.     Click HERE to have a look at the detailed “2013 ... Read More...
Posted by Crystal Edwards on 2014-01-17

Restaurants / Bars / Coffee Houses

THIS BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED CIRCA 1900 2 1/2 STOREY COMMERCIAL BUILDING WITH A RESIDENTIAL UNIT IS LOCATED IN THE GROWING VILLAGE OF LAKEFIELD. MANY INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR RENOVATIONS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED IN THE PAST 6 YEARS INCLUDING: HAND STRIPPED AND RE-FINISHED MOLDING AND TRIM WORK THROUGHOUT, FLOORING, WASHROOMS, NEWER FURNACE AND MUCH MORE. THIS PRIME LOCATION HAS PROVED TO BE SUCCESSFUL FOR THE ... Read More...
Posted by Peterborough Commercial on 2012-10-11
THIS BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED CIRCA 1900 2 1/2 STOREY COMMERCIAL BUILDING WITH A RESIDENTIAL UNIT IS LOCATED IN THE GROWING VILLAGE OF LAKEFIELD. MANY INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR RENOVATIONS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED IN THE PAST 6 YEARS INCLUDING: HAND STRIPPED AND RE-FINISHED MOLDING AND TRIM WORK THROUGHOUT, FLOORING, WASHROOMS, NEWER FURNACE AND MUCH MORE. THIS PRIME LOCATION HAS PROVED TO BE SUCCESSFUL FOR THE ... Read More...
Posted by Aaron Wright on 2012-10-10

Schools & Universities

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University Heights great North End neighbourhood lots of Parks great area for going for walks, close to the zoo, easy access Trent University check out 2979 Jennifer dr. custom built 3 bedroom, 3 bath home featuring main floor family room, main floor laundry room 2 gas fireplaces, and much more call today for more details Read More...
Posted by Lynda Mattucci on 2012-03-06

Shopping

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The summer is almost over, the long weekend is here, the dew is heavy in the mornings, and the birds are flocking together all sign that fall is close. Now may be the time to think of moving and it will be hard to find a nice town than Lakefield Ontario. Call me anytime for your C21 connection to my village. Read More...
Posted by Peter Ward on 2013-08-29
The Farmers Market is really busy looking forward to when it is moved back outside next weekend. support your local farmers get back to real food Read More...
Posted by Lynda Mattucci on 2013-04-27

Sports & Activities

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  The Peterborough Pagans Rugby Team is giving new meaning to the saying "Give Blood, Play Rugby". The PRUFC (Peterborough Rugby Club) is holding their first blood drive of 2014!  Their goal is to have 50 units of blood donated this year.  If you are 17 and over, please consider coming out to donate Saturday, Feb 8th.  The clinic is open 8 am-12 noon.  Please call ... Read More...
Posted by Kris Chappell on 2014-02-07
  The Peterborough Pagans Rugby Team is giving new meaning to the saying "Give Blood, Play Rugby". The PRUFC (Peterborough Rugby Club) is holding their first blood drive of 2014!  Their goal is to have 50 units of blood donated this year.  If you are 17 and over, please consider coming out to donate Saturday, Feb 8th.  The clinic is open 8 am-12 noon.  Please call ... Read More...
Posted by Kris Chappell on 2014-01-31
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