Kars
    

Phone : (613) 489-3969
Your Host(s) : General Store & Post Office

Kars, ON (Nearby: Osgoode, North Gower, Manotick, Kemptville, Greely)

6745 Rideau Valley Dr. S.,
Kars, Ontario
K0A 2E0

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Ontario Tourism Region : Ottawa and Countryside

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 1,575. In Reg. Mun. of Ottawa-Carleton on the W bank of the Rideau R. and the N shore of Stevens Cr., on C. Rds. 6 & 13,37 km S of Ottawa.
  • North Gower T. was surveyed in 1791-93, and the fIrst settlers were Irish squatters John and Ellen O'Callaghan in 1815.
  • In 1820 two men named Merrick and Stevens scouted the area for its lumbering potential, but that venture ended when Stevens drowned in the creek that bears his name.
  • In 1829 James Lindsay built a wharf and the place was called Lindsay's Wharf. In 1856 Provincial Land Surveyor H. O. Wood was hired to survey a village site, which he named Wellington after the Duke of Wellington.
  • A place by that name existed in Ontario, so the name was changed to Kars when the post office opened.
  • The name honours the people of Kars, Turkey, for defending their city against the Russians in 1855 during the Crimean War.


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  • Sabourins Crossing, 8km
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  • Enniskerry, 8km
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  • Manotick Station, 11km
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  • South Gloucester, 15km
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  • Mills Corners, 12km
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  • Hallville, 15km
  • Fallowfield Station, 16km
  • Twin Elm, 15km
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  • Spring Hill, 14km
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  • Pineglen Annex, 20km
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Nearby Lakes:
 
  • Brewer Park Pond, 26km
  • Dows Lake, 27km
  • Mud Lake, 27km
  • Lissons Lake, 31km
  • Sand Pits Lake, 33km
  • McKay Lake, 33km
  • North Mud Lake, 31km
  • Mud Pond, 35km
  • Cranberry Lake, 41km
  • Constance Lake, 38km
  • South Mud Lake, 36km
  • Lac Deschenes, 45km
  • Atkins Lake, 48km
  • Casey Lake, 42km
  • Bacchus Mud Lake, 46km
  • Irish Lake, 51km
  • Lambs Pond, 57km
 
  • Mud Lake, 57km
  • Buells Creek Reservoir, 59km
  • Mississippi Lake, 43km
  • Lower Rideau Lake, 49km
  • Dunbar Lake, 55km
  • Lake Eloida, 60km
  • Mud Lake, 61km
  • Bellamys Lake, 57km
  • Lees Pond, 64km
  • Centre Lake, 63km
  • Bass Lake, 54km
  • Otter Lake, 56km
  • Bowley Lake, 47km
  • Temperance Lake, 65km
  • Graham Lake, 67km
  • Haley Lake, 51km
  • Wiltse Lake, 66km
 
  • Canton Lake, 58km
  • Thoms Mud Lake, 56km
  • Doctor Lake, 57km
  • Otty Lake, 57km
  • Adams Lake, 58km
  • Mill Pond, 60km
  • Quig Lake, 52km
  • Stewart Lake, 53km
  • Little Ramsbottoms Lake, 53km
  • Andrew Lake, 58km
  • Little Lake, 63km
  • Big Rideau Lake, 61km
  • Mud Lake, 60km
  • Ramsbottoms Lake, 54km
  • Upper Beverley Lake, 69km
  • Lake St. Lawrence, 56km