Pickering Village
    

Phone : (905) 683-3812
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Pickering

Pickering, ON (Nearby: Ajax, Pickering Beach, Ajax, Greenwood, Brougham, Whitevale)

1740 Kingston Rd.
Pickering, Ontario
L1V 1C6

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Ontario Tourism Region : York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 3,350. In the Town of Pickering, Reg. Mun. of Durham, on Duffin's Cr., 5 km from Pickering Harbour and C. Rd. 2, 35 km E. of Toronto.
  • Augustus Jones surveyed the area in 1791 and found it abundant in gamee and fish. He named the creek after Duffin, an early Irish pioneer who disappeared in mysterious circumstances.
  • Bloodstained boards in Duffin's cabit suggested that he had been murdered, but no evidence of that was ever found. The first settler was William Peak in about 1799, and others followed in 1801 and 1802.
  • Most had army connections and were therefore entitled to land grants. The place was called Canton until the post office opened in 1829 as Pickering after Pickering in North Yorkshire, England. In 1900 the word 'Village' was added.


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Off the beaten track:
 
  • Pickering Village, 0km
  • Riverside, Ajax area, 2km
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  • Squires Beach, 4km
  • Deckers Hill, 3km
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  • Fairport, 4km
  • Brock Road, 5km
  • Pickering Beach, 5km
  • Audley, 6km
  • Fairport Beach, 6km
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  • Dunbarton, 6km
  • Cherrywood Station, 6km
  • Clarkes Hollow, 7km
  • Rosebank, Pickering area, 8km
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  • West Lynde, 8km
  • Cherrywood, 8km
  • Rouge Hill, 9km
  • Coronation Gardens, 12km
  • Port Union, 11km
  • Whitevale, 10km
  • Mount Zion, Ajax, 13km
  • Port Whitby, 9km
  • Rouge Park, 10km
  • Rouge, 11km
  • Centennial, 12km
  • Balsam, 15km
  • Highland Creek, 12km
  • Green River, 12km
  • Dagmar, 17km
  • Atha Road, 14km
 
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  • Glen Major, 18km
  • West Hill, 15km
  • Thorton Woods, 14km
  • Myrtle, 19km
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  • Prospect, Oshawa area, 22km
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Nearby Lakes:
 
  • Whitevale Pond, 10km
  • Chalk Lake, 19km
  • Samac Lake, 17km
  • Glasgow Pond, 20km
  • Secord's Pond, 21km
  • Brookdale Pond, 27km
  • Toogood Pond, 21km
  • Staley Lake, 27km
  • Lazy Lake, 27km
  • Windsor Lake, 26km
  • Siloam Pond, 29km
  • Shadow Lake, 27km
  • Musselman Lake, 27km
  • Widdifield Pond, 30km
  • Mill Pond, 27km
  • Wagner Lake, 38km
  • Simeon Lake, 30km
 
  • Preston Lake, 30km
  • van Nostrand Lake, 31km
  • Lake Scugog, 39km
  • Haynes Lake, 31km
  • Mud Lake, 40km
  • Franklin Pond, 37km
  • Brown Lake, 37km
  • Fallis Pond, 38km
  • St. George Lake, 33km
  • Wilcox Lake, 33km
  • Long Pond, 37km
  • Bond Lake, 33km
  • Lighthouse Pond, 38km
  • Philips Lake, 34km
  • Joseph's Lake, 45km
  • Dike Pond, 40km
  • Thompson Lake, 36km
 
  • Grenadier Pond, 41km
  • West Pond, 41km
  • Lake Seneca, 40km
  • Mary Lake, 41km
  • Hackett Lake, 45km
  • McKinnon Pond, 51km
  • Kelly Lake, 47km
  • Claireville Reservoir, 49km
  • Two Mile Pond, 66km
  • Goose Lake, 65km
  • Four Mile Pond, 67km
  • Bell's Lake, 50km
  • Eight Mile Pond, 70km
  • Thompson Lake, 53km
  • Lake Simcoe, 70km
  • Martindale Pond, 76km