Geraldton
    

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Geraldton, ON (Nearby: Longlac, Aroland, Nakina, Jellicoe, Caramat)

106 First NW.
Geraldton, Ontario
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Ontario Tourism Region : Northwest Ontario

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  • Pop. 2,555. In Ashmore T., Thunder Bay Dist. on the CNR and Hwy 584, 6 km N of Hwy 11,270 km NE of Thunder Bay.
  • The town name is an abridged compound of Fitzgerald and Errington, two men who fInanced mines when gold was discovered near Kenogamisis L. in 1931.
  • The post office opened as Geraldton in 1933. Before the post office opened the settlement was known as Oklend, sometimes misspelled as Oklene, and Little Longlac.
  • During peak production 12 mines were in operation, and when the last mine closed in 1971, more than $156 million in gold had been produced.
  • The MacLeod Mine headframe is just south of Gerald ton at the junction of Hwys. 11 & 584.
  • This mine produced more than two million ounces of gold between 1936 and 1970 before the ore vein petered out.
  • The 'Glory Hole' is .6 km. E of the junction on the S side of Hwy 11. It is a large deep crater created by MacLeod gold miners.


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Off the beaten track:
 
  • Jonesville, 1km
  • Rosedale Point, Longlac area, 2km
  • Little Longlac, 3km
  • MacLeod, 4km
  • Hardrock Townsite, 5km
  • Hardrock, 5km
  • Kenwell, 9km
  • Bankfield, 10km
  • Keemle, 18km
  • Sturgeon River, 27km
  • Isis, 30km
  • Bawk, 34km
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  • Calong, 31km
  • Theresa, 31km
  • Poilu, 43km
  • Exton, 53km
 
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  • Kowkash, 61km
  • Margo Lake, 45km
  • Suni, 63km
  • Nezah, 51km
  • Grant, 65km
  • Redmond, 72km
  • Tashota, 77km
  • Skibi Lake, 100km
  • Jack Fish, 104km
  • Jobrin, 75km
  • Ripple, 103km
  • Steel, 105km
  • Terrace Bay, 105km
  • Arms, 70km
  • Schreiber, 104km
  • Middleton, 105km
 
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  • Selim, 104km
  • Penequani, 84km
  • Neys, 108km
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  • Rossport, 106km
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  • Ombabika, 89km
  • Gamsby, 80km
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  • Poplar Lodge, 82km
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Nearby Lakes:
 
  • Emilie Lake, 3km
  • Cecile Lake, 3km
  • Ashton Lake, 4km
  • Yvonne Lake, 3km
  • Dafoe Lake, 4km
  • Mosher Lake, 4km
  • Annette Lake, 4km
  • Marie Lake, 5km
  • Quintuplet Lake, 5km
  • Ashmore Lake, 5km
  • Dionne Lake, 6km
  • The Lagoon, 5km
  • Hutchison Lake, 7km
  • Hilder Lake, 7km
  • Hutal Lake, 7km
  • Sedi Lake, 7km
  • Kenogamisis Lake, 6km
 
  • Marron Lake, 8km
  • Longacre Lake, 7km
  • Aeroplane Lake, 9km
  • Pussy Lake, 11km
  • Papineau Lake, 11km
  • Puppy Lake, 11km
  • McKelvie Lake, 11km
  • Eldee Lake, 9km
  • Fulford Lake, 11km
  • Magnet Lake, 9km
  • McQuesten Lake, 12km
  • Lobo Lake, 13km
  • Crabtree Lake, 9km
  • Little Nye Lake, 13km
  • Wallace Lake, 14km
  • Grenville Lake, 11km
  • Nye Lake, 14km
 
  • Goldfield Lake, 12km
  • Forrester Lake, 10km
  • Triplet Lakes, 14km
  • Calong Lake, 15km
  • Wapoose Lake, 16km
  • Ess Lake, 11km
  • Parakeet Lake, 17km
  • Volcan Lake, 12km
  • Beaverhouse Lake, 17km
  • Mineral Lake, 12km
  • Porthos Lake, 12km
  • Threepoint Lake, 18km
  • Widow Lake, 18km
  • Little Magnet Lake, 13km
  • Finlayson Lake, 18km
  • South Magnet Lake, 15km