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 Morpeth     
 Morpeth, ON (Nearby: Ridgetown, Highgate, Muirkirk, Duart, Erieau)

 
 

12579 Talbot Rd.,
Morpeth, Ontario
N0P 1X0

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Ontario Tourism Region : Southwestern

Phone : (519) 674-1010
Your Host(s) : Morpeth Community Centre

Description From Owner:

  • Pop. 269. In Howard T., Kent C., on C. Rds. 3 & 17, 40 km SE of Chatham. Although Morpeth is about 3 km. from L. Erie, it was first called Antrim Port as it was the point through which passed both the MI Central Railway and Lake Erie & Detroit Railway.
  • The post office was established in 1832 as Howard. In 1851 the name was changed following a whisky-inspired brawl over whether the place should be renamed Morpeth or Jamestown.
  • The Morpeth side stole the whisky of the Jamestown side, so the story goes, and also won the arguntent. Morpeth honours the Earl ofMorpeth who had contributed to the construction of a local church; Jamestown would have honoured early settler James ColI.
  • From Ontario Place Names 2007 David E. Scott Ph. 866 471 4123 or 905 680 7884


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Off the beaten track:
 
  • New Scotland, Blenheim area, 5km
  • Eatonville, 5km
  • Troy, Blenheim area, 5km
  • Ridgetown, 6km
  • Rondeau Park, 7km
  • Rondeau Bay Estates, 7km
  • Palmyra, 8km
  • Guilds, 8km
  • Beechwood, Ridgetown area, 11km
  • Raglan, Blenheim area, 11km
  • Shrewsbury, 12km
  • Turin, 15km
  • Mull, 12km
  • Selton, Ridgetown area, 15km
  • Clearville, 14km
  • McKay's Corners, 14km
  • Botany, 16km
 
  • Blenheim Junction, 16km
  • Pinehurst, 16km
  • Kintyre, 20km
  • Clachan, 21km
  • Moraviantown, 21km
  • Erie Beach, Chatham area, 19km
  • Huffman Corners, 17km
  • Thamesville, 21km
  • Cedar Springs, 20km
  • Fargo, 19km
  • Northwood, 20km
  • North Thamesville, 24km
  • Rodney, 24km
  • Kent Centre, 20km
  • New Glasgow, 23km
  • Bothwell Station, 28km
  • Port Glasgow, 23km
 
  • Van Horne, 22km
  • Vosburg, 23km
  • Ferndell, 29km
  • Richardson, 23km
  • Churchville, Wallacetown area, 27km
  • Wardsville, 31km
  • Louisville, 25km
  • Arkwood, 25km
  • Dealtown, 26km
  • Wabash, 28km
  • Newbury Station, 33km
  • Riverside Trailer Park, 26km
  • Sandison, 27km
  • Crinan, 32km
  • West Lorne, 30km
  • Wilsonwood, 26km

Nearby Lakes:
 
  • The Mill Pond, 30km
  • Club House Pond, 51km
  • Goose Lake, 52km
  • South Pond, 52km
  • Bell's Pond, 60km
  • Goose Lake, 57km
  • Union Pond, 64km
  • Snooks Lake, 60km
  • Lake Erie, 60km
  • Lake St. Clair, 61km
  • Sanders Pond, 65km
  • Pinafore Lake, 68km
  • Stub Lake, 63km
  • Bush Pond, 71km
  • East Cranberry Pond, 72km
  • West Cranberry Pond, 72km
  • Lake Pond, 73km
 
  • Redhead Pond, 73km
  • Round Pond, 74km
  • Girardin Pond, 74km
  • Sanctuary Pond, 73km
  • The Cove, 79km
  • Lake Chipican, 82km
  • Walkers Pond, 80km
  • Westminster Ponds, 80km
  • Pond Mills, 81km
  • Tennants Pond, 81km
  • White's Pond, 76km
  • Springwater Pond, 78km
  • Foster Ponds, 87km
  • Fanshawe Lake, 92km
  • Beattie Pond, 88km
  • Mud Lakes, 90km
  • Lake Henry, 91km
 
  • Mill Pond, 92km
  • Lake Whittaker, 93km
  • Morrison Lake, 112km
  • Fox Lagoon, 100km
  • Mud Lake, 100km
  • Spring Lake, 100km
  • Sunova Lake, 112km
  • Wildwood Lake, 116km
  • Centreville Pond, 109km
  • Harrington Pond, 117km
  • Lake Lisgar, 105km
  • Embro Pond, 115km
  • Tricks Pond, 134km
  • St. Josephs Lake, 106km
  • Hodges Pond, 119km
  • International Lake, 109km

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