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 Omemee, ON (Nearby: Franklin, Bethany, Reaboro, Cavan, Ennismore, Dunsford)


2 King E.
Omemee, Ontario
K0L 2W0

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Ontario Tourism Region : Kawartha and Northumberland

Phone : (705) 799-5821
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Omemee

Description From Owner:

  • Pop. 1,141. In Emily T., Victoria C., on the Pigeon R. at the foot of Pigeon L. and Hwy 7 and C. Rds. 7 & 38, 24 km. W of Peterborough.
  • In 1825 William Cottingham built a mill on the Pigeon R. and a community began to form, largely made up of Irish Catholic immigrants from County Cork.
  • The place was called Williamstown, after William Cottingham, until the post office opened in 1832 and was named Emily after the township.
  • In 1857 the name was changed to Omemee after the Omemee (Pigeon) Indians, a sub-tribe of the Mississaugas, who had once hunted in the area.
  • From Ontario Place Names 2007 David E. Scott Ph. 866 471 4123 or 905 680 7884

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Visitors to this page: 8,710     This record last updated: July 23, 2009

Off the beaten track:
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  • Fee's Landing, 5km
  • Feir Mill, 5km
  • Keneden Park, 8km
  • Mount Pleasant Peterborough area, 7km
  • Downeyville, 8km
  • Reaboro, 7km
  • Bethel, Peterborough area, 7km
  • Orange Corners, 7km
  • Fox's Corners, 10km

  • Nearby Lakes:
  • Best's Pond, 7km
  • McKinnon Pond, 15km
  • Emily Lake, 16km
  • Lily Lake, 15km
  • Chemong Lake, 17km
  • Pigeon Lake, 22km
  • Kawartha Lakes, 22km
  • Sturgeon Lake, 22km
  • Buckhorn Lake, 24km
  • Little Lake, 20km

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