Tay, Ontario

Tay is a township in Central Ontario, Canada, located in Simcoe County in the southern Georgian Bay region. The township was named in 1822 after a pet dog of Lady Sarah Maitland (1792–1873), wife of Sir Peregrine Maitland, Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada. Two other adjoining townships were also named for her pet dogs, Tiny and Flos (now Springwater Township).[3]

Tay
Township of Tay
Tay
Tay
Coordinates: 44°43′N 79°46′W
Country Canada
Province Ontario
CountySimcoe
Incorporated1994
Government
  MayorTed Walker
  MPsBruce Stanton
  MPPsJill Dunlop
Area
  Total139.07 km2 (53.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[2]
  Total10,033
  Density72.1/km2 (187/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)705, 249
Websitewww.tay.ca

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