Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario facts for kids
|Sault Ste. Marie|
|City of Sault Ste. Marie|
Soo Locks International Bridge, (North) Downtown Sault Ste. Marie Ontario.
|Nickname(s): "The Soo"|
|Motto: "Naturally Gifted"|
|• Land||223.24 km2 (86.19 sq mi)|
|• Urban||53.05 km2 (20.48 sq mi)|
|• Metro||805.60 km2 (311.04 sq mi)|
|Elevation||192.00 m (629.92 ft)|
|• City (single-tier)||73,368|
|• Density||328.6/km2 (851/sq mi)|
|• Urban density||1,250.1/km2 (3,238/sq mi)|
|• Metro density||97.0/km2 (251/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Eastern Standard Time (EST) (UTC−5)|
|• Summer (DST)||Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (UTC−4)|
|Forward sortation area||P6A to P6C|
|Area code(s)||(705) and (249)|
|CA rank: 46th in Canada
Municipal rank: 66th in Canada
Sault Ste Marie is on the border of Ontario and Michigan.
John Rowswell was elected as mayor in the 2000 municipal election.
It is found on the St. Marys River.
The area was originally named Baawitigong, which means "place of the rapids" by the Ojibwe tribe.
Sault Ste. Marie has its own Walk of Fame.
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