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Magnetawan 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 Almaguin Highlands region of the Parry Sound District, the township had a population of 1,454 in the 2011 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 2011 Census was 264. It is sistered with the city of Baltimore, Maryland.