Peterborough, Ontario, Canada Information And Events

Peterborough Ontario, Canada Information And Events
Location: Ontario, Canada
Official Website:
Coordinates: 44.3° N, 78.3167° W

Peterborough Fun Facts

Sample list of fictional characters born in Peterborough:

  • Scott Pilgrim ( from "Scott Pilgrim" )

The peterborough was established in 1897 and moved to its present site on Armour Hill in 1967.

Peterborough was ranked number one location for business in Ontario by Canadian Business magazine in late 2004.

Sample list of famous people who were born in Peterborough:

  • Seán Cullen ( Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Singer, Voice Actor and Film Score Composer )
  • David A Brearton ( Businessperson )
  • Jason Dunn ( Songwriter, Singer, Music artist and Musician )
  • Rick McCrank ( Skateboarder and Actor )
  • David Kaye ( Actor and Voice Actor )
  • Mike Fisher ( Ice hockey player and Actor )
  • Bobby Roode ( Wrestler and Actor )
  • John Grant, Jr.
  • Shawn Evans
  • Tracey Kelusky
  • Kyle Sorensen
  • Larry Floyd
  • Dennis Patterson
  • Cory Stillman ( Ice hockey player )
  • George Sullivan ( Ice hockey player )
  • Brian Wesenberg
  • Dean Del Mastro
  • Ryan Ready
  • Doug Crossman
  • Barry Devolin
  • Kerry Huffman ( Ice hockey player )
  • Scott Evans
  • Zac Bierk
  • Glen Seabrooke ( Ice hockey player )
  • Steve Webb
  • Doug Evans
  • Doug Brennan ( Ice hockey player )
  • Dan Carey
  • Roland Fairbairn McWilliams
  • Mark McArthur
  • Jesse Young
  • Shannon Hope
  • Kevin Evans
  • Melville Marks Robinson
  • Bob Gainey ( Ice hockey player and Coach )
  • Tyler Cuthbert
  • Richard Birdsall Rogers ( Engineer and Civil engineer )
  • Greg Theberge
  • John Victor Sorsoleil
  • Chris White
  • John Hampden Burnham ( Lawyer )
  • John Druce
  • Steve Rexe
  • Fred Stenson
  • Walter Frank Foy
  • Steve Warr
  • Hank Blade
  • Cam Newton
  • Tyrant Eric Dawson
  • Joseph Flavelle

Peterborough's official website is

Peterborough is about 58.61 square kilometers with a population of 74,898.

The Art Gallery of Peterborough was also founded in 1974 and features rotating exhibitions by local, national, and international artists.

Peterborough's geo-coordinates are 44.3° N, 78.3167° W.

List of airports near Peterborough:

  • Peterborough Airport

Population of Peterborough was 74,898.

Peterborough / ˈ p iː t ər b ɔr oʊ / PEE -tər-bur-oh is a city on the Otonabee River in central Ontario, Canada, 125 kilometres (78 mi) northeast of Toronto. The population of the City of Peterborough was 78,698, while the census metropolitan area (CMA) has a population of 118,975 as of the 2011 census. It presently ranks as the 33rd largest CMA in Canada. The current mayor of Peterborough is Daryl Bennett. Peterborough's nickname of "The Electric City" underscores the historical and present day importance of technology and manufacturing as an economic base of the city, which has operations from large multi-national companies such as Siemens, Rolls Royce, and General Electric, and more local technology businesses such as Fisher Gauge and Bryston.

The peterborough was divided into two sections—one for children, the other for adults.

The Mayor of Peterborough is elected by direct popular vote to serve as the chief executive of the city.

When ranked on a "total crime severity index", Peterborough was 25th in Canada in 2011 for a metropolitan area, an eight percent decrease over 2010.

The peterborough presently operates 41 elementary schools and eight secondary schools, of which the only school in Peterborough is the elementary school Monseigneur-Jamot.

Peterborough is served by provincial Highway 115 (from Highway 401) and the Highway 7 junction, which becomes the Peterborough By-Pass.

The Starfire Band was created for the younger generation of musicians and consists of students from Grade 7 to Grade 12 in the Peterborough area who are interested in music, not necessarily with any or much experience.

Sample list of newspapers published in Peterborough:

  • Peterborough This Week
  • Arthur

The peterborough is named in honour of Peter Robinson, an early Canadian politician who oversaw the first major immigration to the area.

Peterborough is located in Ontario, Canada.

Peterborough also participated in a biennial Olympics-like competition with sister city Ann Arbor, Michigan: the Arborough Games were held every two years (rotating between the cities) starting in 1982.

The current mayor of Peterborough is Daryl Bennett.

On top of all of the advantageous economic and market-access factors Peterborough is located in one of Canada's premier lake districts—the Kawarthas—providing sport, recreation and lifestyle opportunities.

The population of the City of Peterborough was 78,698, while the census metropolitan area (CMA) has a population of 118,975 as of the 2011 census.

The peterborough is located at 1 Hospital Drive and prior to the completion of its new facility in June 2008, also provided some services from the old St.

Sample list of tourist attractions in Peterborough:

  • Petroglyphs Provincial Park
  • Peterborough Memorial Centre
  • Riverview Park & Zoo
  • Trent–Severn Waterway
  • Art Gallery of Peterborough
  • Canadian Canoe Museum
  • Serpent Mounds Park
  • Lang Pioneer Village Museum
  • Peterborough Museum & Archives
  • Peterborough Lift Lock

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