Parry Sound is a sound or bay of Georgian Bay, in Ontario, Canada. It is highly irregularly shaped with many deep bays and islands. Killbear Provincial Park is located on the large peninsula that separates the sound from Georgian Bay, while it is bordered on the south side by Parry Island, home of the Wasauksing First Nation. At the head of the sound is the namesake town that is the largest community on the shores of Georgian Bay from Severn Sound to Manitoulin Island.
The following entities are named after this geographic feature:
- Parry Sound District
- Parry Sound (electoral district)
- Parry Sound—Muskoka (federal electoral district)
Coordinates: 45°21′N 80°07′W / 45.35°N 80.117°W / 45.35; -80.117
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... none The Parry Sound Road Location Parry Sound – Falkenburg Station Length 72 km (45 mi) Formed 1862–1865
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... columnist and has served on the West Parry Sound District Museum and the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve ... been nominated as the party's candidate for Parry Sound—Muskoka in the 2011 federal election ... Electoral record Election Division Party Votes % Place Winner 1997 federal Parry Sound—Muskoka Green 513 1.20 5/7 Andy Mitchell, Liberal 2003 provincial Parry Sound—Muskoka Green 2,277 5 ...
... He represented Parry Sound in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1886 to 1890 as an Independent member ... The family eventually settled in the Parry Sound district ... In 1895, he was named sheriff for Parry Sound ...
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