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Wawa Quick Facts

Population
  • Town of Wawa: 2,975
  • Greater Wawa: 6,450
  • Algoma District: 115,870
Distance
  • Sault Ste. Marie, ON: 225km
  • Thunder Bay, ON: 480km
  • Toronto, ON: 920km
IT-Internet
  • HD, Digital Cable, High Speed
  • Broadband, Fibre Optic
  • Rogers, Bell, Ontera, Xplornet
Languages
  • English Predominant
  • French Secondary
  • Ojibway, Polish, Greek
Education
  • English & French, JK to Grade 12
  • College: Confederation College
  • University: Contact North
Employers
  • Gold Mining & Trap Rock
  • Tourism & Hospitality
  • Hydro Generation
Medical
  • Lady Dunn Health Centre: Accredited Hospital
  • Medical Centre: Five Physicians
  • Physiotherapist, Chiropractor
Recreation
  • Community Centre: Arena, Curling, Fitness Centre
  • Public 9-Hole Golf Course
  • Snowmobile & Cross Country Trails
Available Land
  • Wawa Industrial Park: 10 lots
  • Downtown Vacant Properties
  • See our listing of available land.
Air
  • Wawa Airport: 7,000 ft runway
  • Private Charters
  • Wilderness Helicopters
Rail
  • Algoma Central Railway (ACR)
  • Runs from Sault Ste. Marie to Hawk Junctions to Hearst
  • 20km from Wawa
Water: Harbour & Marina
  • Lake Superior: Natural Harbour
  • Municipal Marina: Full Service
  • Wawa Lake: Public Boat Launch
Highway
  • Trans-Canada Highway: 1km
  • Hwy 17 East to Sudbury: 530km
  • Hwy 101 East to Timmins: 335km
Places of Worship
  • Anglican, Baptist, Catholic
  • Pentecostal, United, Jehovah
  • Interdenominational
Emergency Services
  • Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)
  • Volunteer Fire Department
  • Medi-Vac, Ambulance, MNR Fire