Merlin
    

Phone : (519) 689-4944
Your Host(s) : Kent County Library

Merlin, ON (Nearby: Port Alma, North Buxton, Fletcher, Ouvry, Coatsworth Station)

13 Aberdeen,
Merlin, Ontario
N0P 1W0

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Ontario Tourism Region : Southwestern

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 723. In Raleigh & Tilbury East Ts., Kent C., and C. Rds. 7 & 8, 20 km. S of Chatham.
  • There were scattered farms in the area in the 1820s, but the townsite wasn't settled until 1830 when a Mr. Smith and his five sons and John Powell arrived. In the 1840s Rev. William King founded a settlement of former U.S. slaves.
  • The place was first called Smith's Corners, but there was another place by that name in Ontario, so when the post office opened in 1868 it was called Merlin -- either after Merlin in Scotland, or the small hawk, Falco columbarius.
  • Merlin does not appear on modem maps of the U.K.


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Off the beaten track:
 
  • Port Crewe, 5km
  • South Buxton, 5km
  • Glenwood, Tilbury area, 6km
  • Port Alma, 7km
  • Rhodes, 11km
  • Valetta, 9km
  • Stevenson, 9km
  • Sandison, 9km
  • Doyles, 12km
  • Ringold, 13km
  • Dealtown, 11km
  • Oriole Parkway, 15km
  • Prairie Siding, 14km
  • Jeannette, 13km
  • Quinn, 13km
  • Pain Court, 17km
  • Bagnall, 16km
 
  • Wilsonwood, 18km
  • Richardson, 18km
  • Renwick, 17km
  • Kent Centre, 19km
  • Fargo, 19km
  • Riverside Trailer Park, 22km
  • Tilbury, 17km
  • Jeannettes Creek, 18km
  • Cedar Springs, 17km
  • Tilbury Station, 17km
  • Bradley, Tilbury area, 19km
  • Bear Line, 24km
  • Huffman Corners, 21km
  • Mitchell's Bay, 22km
  • Erie Beach, Chatham area, 19km
  • Van Horne, 24km
  • Blenheim Junction, 20km
 
  • Vosburg, 25km
  • Darrell, 27km
  • Windfall, Wheatley area, 21km
  • Oungah, 27km
  • Louisville, 28km
  • Arkwood, 28km
  • Eberts, 29km
  • Pinehurst, 26km
  • Holiday Harbour, 26km
  • Wheatley, 25km
  • Baldoon, 30km
  • Mull, 27km
  • Appledore, 32km
  • Electric, 32km
  • Northwood, 31km
  • Shrewsbury, 26km

Nearby Lakes:
 
  • Club House Pond, 33km
  • Goose Lake, 33km
  • South Pond, 34km
  • Bush Pond, 36km
  • Lake St. Clair, 34km
  • East Cranberry Pond, 38km
  • West Cranberry Pond, 38km
  • Lake Pond, 38km
  • Redhead Pond, 39km
  • Goose Lake, 39km
  • Round Pond, 39km
  • Girardin Pond, 39km
  • Sanctuary Pond, 39km
  • Snooks Lake, 40km
  • Stub Lake, 44km
  • Lake Henry, 57km
  • The Mill Pond, 61km
 
  • Fox Lagoon, 67km
  • Lake Chipican, 86km
  • International Lake, 74km
  • Bell's Pond, 96km
  • Lake Erie, 94km
  • Union Pond, 100km
  • Sanders Pond, 102km
  • Pinafore Lake, 104km
  • The Cove, 113km
  • Walkers Pond, 114km
  • Westminster Ponds, 115km
  • Pond Mills, 116km
  • Tennants Pond, 116km
  • White's Pond, 113km
  • Springwater Pond, 114km
  • Fanshawe Lake, 126km
  • Foster Ponds, 122km
 
  • Beattie Pond, 123km
  • Morrison Lake, 140km
  • Mud Lakes, 125km
  • Mill Pond, 127km
  • Lake Whittaker, 129km
  • Tricks Pond, 159km
  • Mud Lake, 136km
  • Spring Lake, 136km
  • Sunova Lake, 146km
  • Wildwood Lake, 149km
  • Harrington Pond, 151km
  • Centreville Pond, 145km
  • Embro Pond, 150km
  • Lake Lisgar, 142km
  • St. Josephs Lake, 143km
  • Lake Victoria, 163km