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|Municipality of South Huron|
|• Mayor||George Finch|
|• Federal riding||Huron—Bruce|
|• Prov. riding||Huron—Bruce|
|• Land||425.36 km2 (164.23 sq mi)|
|• Density||23.4/km2 (61/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||519 and 226|
South Huron is a municipality in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the southern part of Huron County. It was formed by amalgamation of the townships of Stephen and Usborne with the Town of Exeter in 2001, in an Ontario-wide municipal restructuring imposed by the provincial government.
Communities in South Huron include:
Prior to amalgamation (2001):
- Population total in 1996: 10,229
- Exeter(town): 4,472
- Stephen (township): 4,222
- Usborne (township): 1,535
- Population in 1991:
- Exeter (town): 4,338
- Stephen (township): 4,210
- Usborne (township): 1,552
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents: 4,249 (total dwellings: 4,644)
The community is home to Centralia/James T. Field Memorial Aerodrome, a public airport and former British Commonwealth Air Training Plan base. The airport has no schedule airline service (closest is London International Airport), serving only private general aviation aircraft. The airfield host a company that modifies private jets.
Policing in South Huron served via Ontario Provincial Police Exeter Detachment.
South Huron Fire Department is a mix of full-time and volunteers at three fire stations.
Huron County EMS serves South Huron from their Exeter base.
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