The town was named after William Pitt after the Earl of Chatham, was built as a naval dockyard, had own fire department became then the Chatham-Kent Fire Department upon amalgamation. England came from the Old English ham and the British root ceto. Thamesville and Moraviantown took place on 1813 10 5 between Thamesville and Moraviantown. A result is now part of the African-Canadian Heritage Tour. Uncle Tom's Cabin Historic Site is a museum of the Dawn Settlement. John Brown planned raid in Chatham on the Harpers Ferry Virginia Arsenal.
The small village of North Buxton played also an important role in the Underground Railroad. The town of Chatham had a population with part of about 1500. A fast boat provided also transportation to Buffalo and Detroit. The population was with several mills in this industrial area, excluding institutional residents, Canadian citizens, immigrants. A steamboat offered transportation to Detroit and Windsor. Most services stop at Tilbury and Chatham at Thamesville. The county had also separate police departments until 1998. The Chatham-Kent Police Service was formed on 1998 09 1. Chatham Kent has many historic festivals as the Battle of Longwoods reenactment throughout the year, is also home to many historic buildings, was a major part of the Underground Railroad as the Buxton Homecoming as such hosts. 2458 square kilometres is the 12th largest municipality in Canada by area. The municipality has approximately 88 kilometres of shoreline along lake St. Clair along 24 kilometres and lake Erie.
These communities are designated French language service areas under Ontario's French Language Services Act. Approximately 8500 residents of Chatham-Kent have French as a mother tongue. Essex County has also a relatively large francophone population in the municipality of Lakeshore. The outskirts of Chatham is the headquarters for biotechnology company and a major agricultural seed breeding for Pioneer Hi-Bred Limited. The factory was idled amid contract negotiations in 2009. Currently-active auto industry plants include AutoLiv Canada in Tilbury in Mahle and Tilbury. The nickname comes in abundance and the industry from RM's position. Other energy include wind farms near the shores of Lake Erie. The Canadian Federal government is with over 450 employees in the Chatham-Kent area. The Canada Pension Plan Disability Unit is housed in downtown Chatham in the Judy Lamarsh Building. This federal office is the single largest disability processing centre in Canada, processes also Old Age Security benefit claims.
Chatham serves for the municipality as a retail centre, are provided by CK Transit. The renovation of the theatre was run under a not-for-profit corporation under the auspices of the Chatham Capitol Theatre Association. Wolfe Creek BMX is a non profit BMX dirt race track, off Creek Rd. is affiliated with American Bicycle Association. St. Joseph Hospital and The Public General Hospital were moved in 2004 to a single campus. The eastern portion of the municipality is served in Newbury by the Four Counties Health Services. Research published by Stroke Foundation and the Heart in 2002. The Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit launched a campaign. The Chatham Daily News is the only daily newspaper in Chatham-Kent. The Chatham-Kent Sports Network is an online source, local sports news, scores. The Chatham Maroons are a team in the Ontario Hockey Association Western Junior B league. The Chatham-Kent Cougars Football Club started in 2006. Chatham station is served between Windsor and Toronto by Via Rail passenger services.
Addition has also intercity bus services have a source of heat. Official website Chatham-Kent requested frequently bylaws page, Chatham-Kent zoning bylaw Southwestern Ontario Digital Archive. Data suppression and Area results for geographic areas in the deletion of all information. Counts of the total population are rounded for any dissemination block. Population counts above the dissemination block level for all standard geographic areas. The adjustment has no impact on the population counts of census divisions. One-family household refers to a household to a single census family. Family households be divided based also in a census family on the presence of persons. The target population includes also persons in Canada with a usual place of residence. The population universe does include not foreign residents. French is the first official language ask a only once year. The key have only 150 staff, 're dedicated to reader privacy, accept never ads.
|1500||The town of Chatham had a population with part of about 1500.|
|1813 10 5||Thamesville and Moraviantown took place on 1813 10 5 between Thamesville and Moraviantown.|
|1998 09 1||The Chatham-Kent Police Service was formed on 1998 09 1.|
|1998||The county had also separate police departments until 1998.|
|2002||Research published by Stroke Foundation and the Heart in 2002.|
|2004||St. Joseph Hospital and The Public General Hospital were moved in 2004 to a single campus.|
|2006||The Chatham-Kent Cougars Football Club started in 2006.|
|2007||Chatham-Kent entered a team in 2007 into the inaugural season of the Allstar Peewee Football League.|
|2009||The factory was idled amid contract negotiations in 2009.|