Connaught
    

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Connaught, ON (Nearby: Porquis Junction, Tunis, Monteith, Porcupine, Iroquois Falls)

Concession 6,
Connaught, Ontario
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Ontario Tourism Region : Northeastern Ontario

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 250. Part of the City of Timmins, Cochrane Dist., on the S shore of Frederick House L. and Hwy 610,36 km. NE of Timmins.
  • A few kms E of Conn aught is the hamlet of Barbers Bay where the Hudson's Bay Company established a trading post in 1785 called Frederick House after the second son of George III.
  • The area was the scene of a massacre in the winter of 1812-13 when three company employees and a number of First Nations Peoples were murdered in a fIerce rivalry for precious furs.
  • The post was abandoned m 1821. The post office was established in 1911 as Conn aught Station, and in 1949 the name was changed to Connaught.
  • The precise origin of the name is not known, but the place is likely named after Prince Arthur, First Duke of Connaught, governor general of Canada 1911-1916.


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Off the beaten track:
 
  • Barbers Bay, 2km
  • McIntosh Springs, Iroquois Falls area, 5km
  • Fielding, 6km
  • Night Hawk Centre, 8km
  • Dugwal, 7km
  • Alexo, 10km
  • Keyson, 11km
  • Hill's Landing, 13km
  • Hoyle, 12km
  • Kilburn, 12km
  • Porquis Junction, 14km
  • Welsh, Iroquois Falls area, 15km
  • Wings, 17km
  • Nellie Lake, 19km
  • Kelso, Iroquois Falls area, 15km
  • Pamour, 17km
  • Devonshire, 24km
 
  • Broulan Reef, 19km
  • Hallnor, 19km
  • Tunis, 25km
  • Onagon, 21km
  • Potter, 28km
  • Golden City, 22km
  • Shillington, 21km
  • Pottsville, 23km
  • Porcupine, 23km
  • Ansonville, 24km
  • Montrock, 24km
  • Val Gagn√©, 22km
  • South Porcupine, 26km
  • Connaught Hill, 26km
  • Finntown, 26km
  • Dome Extension, 28km
  • Berylvale, 38km
 
  • Dome, 29km
  • Preston East, 29km
  • Anthony, 27km
  • Downard, 41km
  • Twin Falls, 29km
  • Arpin, 38km
  • Gold Centre, 30km
  • Buffalo-Ankerite, 32km
  • Watabeag, 29km
  • Schumacher, 31km
  • Aunor, 33km
  • Nahma, 44km
  • Abitibi, 45km
  • Brower, 45km
  • Delnite, 34km
  • Norembega, 44km

Nearby Lakes:
 
  • Frederick House Lake, 5km
  • Camp Lake, 3km
  • Northeast Twin Lake, 4km
  • West Twin Lake, 4km
  • Charland Lake, 5km
  • Fisher Lake, 5km
  • Irrigation Lake, 6km
  • McInnis Lake, 6km
  • Heart Lake, 6km
  • Tamarack Lake, 6km
  • Bullfrog Lake, 6km
  • Spring Lake, 6km
  • Pine Lake, 6km
  • McIntosh Lake, 5km
  • Chapman Lake, 7km
  • Keg Lake, 6km
  • Berthier Lake, 6km
 
  • Hughes Lake, 6km
  • Green Lake, 7km
  • Boy Scout Lake, 7km
  • Kettle Lake, 7km
  • Leg of Lamb Lake, 7km
  • Slab Lake, 8km
  • Mud Lake, 7km
  • Dundonald Lake, 9km
  • Cub Lake, 8km
  • Loon Lake, 10km
  • Clearwater Lake, 9km
  • Dipper Lake, 8km
  • Deer Lake, 8km
  • La Viollette Lake, 8km
  • Dugwal Pit, 7km
  • Island Lake, 9km
  • Point Lake, 8km
 
  • Pexton Lake, 9km
  • Moon Lake, 9km
  • East Dundonald Lake, 9km
  • Leece Lake, 9km
  • Ice Chest Lake, 9km
  • Vader's Lake, 11km
  • Tremblays Lake, 10km
  • Partridge Lake, 11km
  • Evelyn Lake, 10km
  • Legare Lake, 11km
  • Pick Lake, 10km
  • Rice Lake, 10km
  • Roma Lake, 12km
  • Roundelay Lake, 13km
  • Homestead Lake, 12km
  • Horseshoe Lake, 11km