Astorville
    

Phone : (705) 752-4462
Your Host(s) : Post Office

Astorville, ON (Nearby: Corbeil, Callander, Bonfield, Powassan, Redbridge)

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Astorville, Ontario
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Ontario Tourism Region : Northeastern Ontario

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  • Pop. 350. In East Ferris T., Nipissing Dist., on the SW shore ofL. Nosbonsing, 21 km. SE of North Bay.
  • The first settlers, in 1886, were brothers Cleophas, Alexandre, Joseph-Alphonse, and Alvarez Roberts Levesque who paddled their canoe to the head of the lake and built themselves a house.
  • The tiny settlement was fIrst known as Levesque. Rev. Moise Legault was the fIrst priest to visit the pioneer settlers. In 1887 a chapel was built under the guidance of Rev. Georges-Thomas Gagnon.
  • It was replaced in 1902 by a church built by residents under the direction of Father Joseph-Antonin Astor, who ran the mission, Tete du Lac (head of the lake).
  • Two years later the church was destroyed by fIre. In 1913 a hurricane heavily damaged another church erected on the same site.
  • In 1965 an impressive new structure, the Church of St. Thomas Aquinas, was built. The post office, fIrst named Nosbonsing after the lake, was renamed Astorville to honour Father Astor.


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Off the beaten track:
 
  • Grahamvale, 6km
  • Booth, 4km
  • Hills Siding, 5km
  • Derland, 7km
  • Booth Landing, 7km
  • Nosbonsing, 8km
  • Alderdale, 9km
  • Chiswick, 11km
  • Powassan, 13km
  • Thorncliff, North Bay area, 12km
  • Camp Champlain, 15km
  • Nipissing Junction, 13km
  • Wasing, 15km
  • Champlain Park, North Bay area, 13km
  • Feronia, 20km
  • Fossmill, 17km
  • Sunset Park, 16km
 
  • Marshall Park, 16km
  • Birch Haven, 18km
  • Trout Mills, 19km
  • Tweedsmuir, 17km
  • Ferris, 17km
  • Sage, 19km
  • Redbridge, 23km
  • Graniteville, 20km
  • Eastview, North Bay area, 20km
  • Songis, 23km
  • Trout Creek, 23km
  • Wallace Heights, 21km
  • Storie, 21km
  • Fricker, 22km
  • Nipissing Beach, 18km
  • Christian Valley, 20km
  • Gateway, 22km
 
  • Kilrush, 20km
  • Thibeault Terrace, 23km
  • Balsam Creek, 27km
  • Pinewood, North Bay area, 22km
  • Great Desert, 20km
  • Rutherglen, 21km
  • Wade's Landing, 21km
  • Chapman's Landing, 21km
  • Blanchard's Landing, 22km
  • Mulock, North Bay area, 31km
  • Deans, 31km
  • Cooks Mills, North Bay area, 28km
  • Alsace, 26km
  • Bray Lake, 34km
  • Yellek, 29km
  • Hotham, 30km

Nearby Lakes:
 
  • Mink Lake, 4km
  • Wasi Lake, 6km
  • Lake Nosbonsing, 6km
  • Graham Lake, 13km
  • Long Lake, 13km
  • Loren Lake, 13km
  • Dreany Lake, 13km
  • Trout Lake, 15km
  • Turtle Lake, 15km
  • Brumal Lake, 16km
  • Walder Lake, 17km
  • Werwolf Lake, 17km
  • McQuoid Lake, 19km
  • Whitethroat Lake, 17km
  • Moosegrass Lake, 17km
  • Barse Lake, 16km
  • Doule Lake, 20km
 
  • Pasmore Lake, 17km
  • McLean Lake, 17km
  • Bigfish Lake, 18km
  • Twin Lakes, 17km
  • Camelot Lake, 18km
  • Froggy Lake, 17km
  • Depensiers Lake, 18km
  • Genesee Lake, 21km
  • Jennings Lake, 17km
  • La Chapelle Lake, 17km
  • Circle Lake, 18km
  • Tilliard Lake, 19km
  • Hillside Lake, 21km
  • Pine Lake, 18km
  • Little Twin Lakes, 16km
  • Delaney Lake, 19km
  • Sheedy Lake, 18km
 
  • Crescent Lake, 19km
  • Wrights Pond, 23km
  • Stove Lake, 22km
  • Hinsburger Lake, 24km
  • Boon Lake, 22km
  • Tyne Lake, 23km
  • Loon Lake, 17km
  • Osborne Lake, 24km
  • Otter Lake, 25km
  • Tea Lake, 17km
  • Sausage Lake, 25km
  • Four Mile Lake, 24km
  • Twelve Lake, 25km
  • Little Clear Lake, 18km
  • Shad Lake, 22km
  • Little Tyne Lake, 24km