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Windsor, Ontario

Windsor Ontario
Administration
Full nameWindsor
Official nameCity of Windsor
Settlement typeCity
MottoThe river and the land sustain us.
CountryCanada
Province 
CountyEssex *
Settled1749
Incorporated1854
Government
TypeCouncil-Manager
MayorEddie Francis
Governing bodyWindsor City Council
CAOHelga Reidel
MPsJoe Comartin (NDP)
Brian Masse (NDP)
MPPsDwight Duncan (LIB)
Sandra Pupatello (LIB)
Geography
Land Area56.7 sq mi (146.91 km2)
Metro Area394.8 sq mi (1022.84 km2)
Elevation623.4 ft (190 m)
Demography
Total Population216473 (2006)
Density (pop.)1473.5/km2 (3816.4/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)323342
Other information
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC−5)
- Summer (DST)EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code spanN8P to N8T, N8W to N9G
Area code519 and 226

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Windsor is the southernmost city in Canada and is located in Southwestern Ontario at the western end of the heavily populated Quebec City Windsor Corridor. It is within Essex County, Ontario, although administratively separated from the county government. Separated by the Detroit River, Windsor is located to the southeast of Detroit, Michigan in the United States. Windsor is known as The City of Roses and residents are known as Windsorites.


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