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Douro-Dummer is a township in central-eastern Ontario, Canada in Peterborough County. It is located on the Trent-Severn Waterway. Douro is the site of drumlins known as the Drumlins of Douro.

Douro has 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.

The local post office in Douro's general store has been run by the same family since the late 19th century.

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.

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

According to the 2006 Statistics Canada Census:[1]

  • Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 2559 (total dwellings: 3442)
  • Mother tongue:
    • English as first language: 93.6 %
    • French as first language: 0.8 %
    • English and French as first language: 0.1 %
    • Other as first language: 5.5 %

Population trend:[2]

  • Population in 2006: 6954 (2001 to 2006 population change: 4.5 %)
  • Population in 2001: 6652
  • Population in 1996:
    • Douro (township): 3671
    • Dummer (township): 3053
  • Population in 1991:
    • Douro (township): 3523
    • Dummer (township): 2746

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