Welcome to Mount Lorne
The Hamlet of Mt. Lorne extends from just south of the junction of the Alaska and Klondike Highways to south of Bear Creek, and down the Annie Lake Road to the Wheaton River bridge. It covers an area of 245 square kilometers with a population of 410 people (2011).
Mount Lorne is a rural, residential hamlet named after the prominent landmark for the area Mount Lorne (named after the Right Honourable Sir John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Marquees of Lorne, Governor General of Canada from 1878- 1883).
Mount Lorne At a Glance
Estimated number of residents (2011 Census)
Total Aboriginal Identity Population (Data for this area has been suppressed for data quality or confidentiality reasons. 2011 National Household Survey)
Knowledge of English Language only (2006 Census)
Average income of private household (Data for this area has been suppressed for data quality or confidentiality reasons. 2011 National Household Survey)
Median House Price
Average value of single-family dwelling (Data for this area has been suppressed for data quality or confidentiality reasons. 2011 National Household Survey)
Median Population Age
Population by Age Group (2011 Census)
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Hamlet of Mount Lorne is an unincorporated community represented by an elected local advisory council. The Yukon government is responsible for delivering services to property and residents with input from the council.
Local advisory councils, supported by Yukon Department of Community Affairs, do not have taxing, spending or bylaw-making authority, and are strictly advisory in their role. Elections are held in concert with the regular municipal election cycle of Yukon.
The mandate of the Lorne Mt. Community Association is to provide the facilities and recreational opportunities that promote a healthy lifestyle, encourage family participation, provide opportunities for youth employment and training while supporting goals of sustainability and environmental responsibility.
The Community Centre offers a diversity of programs such as yoga, dances, music concerts, children’s programs, track set ski trails, outdoor ice rink, skate-board park, tennis court, children’s playground and sled-dog races over the winter.
The Mt. Lorne Volunteer Fire Department is a very active organization made up of volunteers of all ages and provides not just fire protection to the hamlet but is also an active participant in many community events.