is a township
in the Canadian
province of Ontario
, as well as the name of a community within the former Township of Chapman
Located in the Parry Sound District, the township had a population of 1,610 in the 2006 Canadian census.
Barbara Hanley, the first woman ever elected mayor of a community in Canada, was born in Magnetawan in 1882.
The community of Magnetawan proper holds the status of designated place in Canadian censuses, separately from the rest of the township. Its population in the Canada 2006 Census was 265.
The township comprises the communities of Ahmic Harbour, Ahmic Lake, Cecebe, Cedar Croft, Chikopi, Dufferin Bridge, Magnetawan, North Seguin, Oranmore, Pearceley, Port Anson and Port Carmen, as well as the ghost town
Local lakes and rivers