Atikokan
    

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Atikokan, ON (Nearby: Ignace, Mine Centre, Graham, Kashabowie, Upsala)

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Atikokan, Ontario
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Ontario Tourism Region : Northwest Ontario

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  • Pop. 4,389. In Freeborn & Schwenger Ts., Rainy R. Dist., on the AtikokanR. And Hwys IIB&622, 3 kmN ofHwy 11,208 km W of Thunder Bay.
  • The fIrst settlers were prospector Tom Rawn and his wife, who arrived by canoe in 1899 and the following year built the Pioneer Hotel on the site of the present Atikokan Hotel.
  • As early as 1897 it was believed that a substantial body of iron ore lay beneath the waters of Steep Rock L., but it was not until 1938 that ore was actually discovered.
  • Mining began six years later, and over the following 20 years more than 36 million tons (32.652 million tonnes) of ore were mined.
  • The town's name is derived from an Ojibwa word that means 'caribou bones.' The highest recorded temperature in Ontario was 42.2 degrees Celsius (108 F.) in Atikokan and Fort Frances on July 11, 12 and 13 in 1936.


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Off the beaten track:
 
  • Lone Pine, 2km
  • Steep Rock Lake, 7km
  • Overflow, 6km
  • Olcott, 8km
  • Hematite, 16km
  • Elizabeth, 17km
  • Sapawe, 21km
  • Blalock, 21km
  • Banning, 27km
  • Kawene, 29km
  • Flanders, 35km
  • Abiwin, 40km
  • Calm Lake, 41km
  • Laseine, 44km
  • Notman, 69km
  • Bonheur, 65km
  • Crilly, 49km
 
  • Lac la Croix, 59km
  • Martin, 66km
  • Quetico, 52km
  • Osaquan, 78km
  • Butler, 80km
  • Owakonze, 57km
  • Raleigh, 84km
  • English River, 70km
  • Glenorchy, Fort Frances area, 59km
  • Horse Collar Junction, 60km
  • Seine River Village, 60km
  • Huronian, 65km
  • Saganaga Lake, 79km
  • Turtle, 68km
  • Petry, 86km
  • Quorn, 90km
  • Reba, 94km
 
  • Niblock, 77km
  • Leatherdale Landing, 74km
  • Old Mine Centre, 74km
  • Tach√©, 101km
  • Keego, 74km
  • Burchell Lake, 77km
  • Oscar, 89km
  • Sowden, 104km
  • Planet, 79km
  • Mattabi, 114km
  • Tannin, 109km
  • Valora, 116km
  • Unaka, 112km
  • Clarkdon, 117km
  • Borups Corners, 105km
  • Olive, 81km

Nearby Lakes:
 
  • Wetfoot Lake, 1km
  • Tuff Lake, 2km
  • Mud Lake, 2km
  • Bigger Lake, 2km
  • West Pete Lake, 4km
  • Pal Lake, 4km
  • Pete Lake, 4km
  • Kemuel Lake, 4km
  • Olympia Lake, 4km
  • Strawhat Lake, 4km
  • Highland Lake, 4km
  • Transit Lake, 4km
  • Margaret Lake, 4km
  • Steep Rock Lake, 6km
  • Caribus Lake, 6km
  • Magneto Lake, 7km
  • Green Lake, 6km
 
  • Generator Lake, 7km
  • Apungsisagen Lake, 6km
  • Upper Basin A, 8km
  • Lower Basin A, 8km
  • Jim Lake, 9km
  • Transformer Lake, 8km
  • Rawn Reservoir, 6km
  • Moose Lake, 9km
  • Little Ganell Lake, 9km
  • Little Brown Lake, 9km
  • Air Hole Lake, 8km
  • South Twin Lake, 9km
  • Long Paradise Lake, 9km
  • Mary Lake, 10km
  • Colin Lake, 8km
  • Rifle Lake, 10km
  • North Twin Lake, 10km
 
  • Little Falls Lake, 9km
  • White Lake, 7km
  • Ski Lake, 9km
  • Snow Lake, 10km
  • Reed Lake, 8km
  • Abbess Lake, 10km
  • Icy Lake, 10km
  • Grey Lake, 8km
  • Canal Lake, 12km
  • Art Lake, 11km
  • Lerome Lake, 9km
  • Fotheringham Lake, 10km
  • Slush Lake, 11km
  • Modred Lake, 9km
  • McAlpine Lake, 13km
  • Red Lake, 9km