Lafontaine
    

Phone : (705) 549-8221
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Penetanguishene

Penetanguishene, ON (Nearby: Cedar Point, Perkinsfield, Wyevale, Woodland Beach, Midland)

36 Main St.
Penetanguishene, Ontario
L9M 1T2

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Ontario Tourism Region : Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 207. In Tiny T., Simcoe C., on C. Rd. 26, 10 km W of Midland. The place was first known as Ste-Croix because of the many crosses erected here by Father Jean Louis Hennepin, a missionary sent from France to Canada in 1675.
  • The second time the place was settled was in the 1830s when disbanded French-Canadian soldiers came to take up grants of land they had been assigned.
  • They named the community Lafontaine to honour Sir Louis Hippolyte Lafontaine, joint premier of United Canada 1848-1851, with Robert Baldwin.
  • Lafontaine survived well into the 20th century as the only Ontario settlement of any size where English was not spoken, but by the 1940s most residents were bilingual.


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Visitors to this page: 12,629     This record last updated: June 23, 2009




Off the beaten track:
 
  • Georgian Sands Beach, 2km
  • Lafontaine Beach, 2km
  • Lafontaine, 2km
  • Ishpiming Beach, 2km
  • Belle-eau-Claire Beach, 3km
  • Laurin, 3km
  • Cove Beach, Penetanguishene area, 3km
  • Sand Castle Beach , 4km
  • Wahnekewaning Beach, 4km
  • Georgian Highlands, 5km
  • Thunder Beach, 6km
  • Kingswood Acres, 5km
  • Randolph, 5km
  • Silver Birch Beach, 9km
  • Ardmore Beach, 8km
  • Lefaives Corners, 7km
  • Cawaja Beach, 8km
 
  • Balm Beach, 8km
  • Perkinsfield, 9km
  • Ossossane Beach, 11km
  • Christian Island, 11km
  • Farlain Lake, 11km
  • Wymbolwood Beach, 13km
  • Mountain View Beach, 14km
  • Petaguishene Beach, 12km
  • Penetang, 11km
  • Highland Point, 12km
  • Toanche, 12km
  • Wendake Beach, 14km
  • Northwest Basin, 12km
  • Georgina Beach, 15km
  • Howes Corners, 12km
  • Bluewater Beach, 15km
  • Kettle's Beach, 15km
 
  • Deanlea Beach, 16km
  • Georgian Heights, 17km
  • Edmore Beach, 17km
  • Peekaboo Point, 14km
  • Firth's Corners, 14km
  • Gibson, 18km
  • Sunnyside, Penetanguishene area, 14km
  • Sawlog Bay, 16km
  • Wyevale, 16km
  • Coutnac Beach, 16km
  • Portage Park, 14km
  • Woodland Beach, 20km
  • Marygrove, 17km
  • Allenwood Beach, 20km
  • Clearwater Beach, 17km
  • Wyebridge, 16km

Nearby Lakes:
 
  • Macey Lake, 9km
  • Farlain Lake, 11km
  • Douglas Lake, 12km
  • Lalligan Lake, 10km
  • Kettle's Lake, 13km
  • Jerry's Lake, 14km
  • Gignac Lake, 15km
  • St. Andrews Lake, 14km
  • Little Lake, 15km
  • Mud Lake, 17km
  • Marl Lake, 27km
  • Cognashene Lake, 26km
  • Fairy Lake, 24km
  • Goblin Lake, 24km
  • Jacks Lake, 30km
  • Lake St. Patrick, 28km
  • Burwash Lake, 30km
 
  • Loudon Lake, 30km
  • Galbraith Lake, 30km
  • Bearshead Lake, 26km
  • Rabbit Lake, 30km
  • Cranberry Lake, 29km
  • Tate Lake, 32km
  • Orr Lake, 27km
  • Doran Lake, 32km
  • Nadjiwan Lake, 33km
  • Tadenac Lake, 34km
  • Buck Lake, 28km
  • Surerus Lake, 34km
  • McCrae Lake, 29km
  • Leclairc Lake, 35km
  • Stuart Lake, 30km
  • Barron's Lake, 28km
  • Blue Lagoon, 33km
 
  • Baxter Lake, 29km
  • Go Home Lake, 34km
  • McDonald Lake, 31km
  • Davies Lake, 37km
  • Lalonde Lake, 33km
  • Boot Lake, 33km
  • Rumbles Mill Pond, 32km
  • Irvine Lake, 37km
  • Little Lake, 30km
  • Lower Galla Lake, 38km
  • Coldwater Lake, 35km
  • Hendrie Lake, 36km
  • Bear Lake, 34km
  • Swan Lake, 35km
  • Six Mile Lake, 32km
  • Flatrock Lake, 37km