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 St. George     
 St. George, ON (Nearby: St George Brant, Branchton, Troy, Brantford, Sheffield)

 
 
St. George Mill  Built in St. George around 1871, it operated as a gristmill for many years, and in its later years as a feed mill.

33 High
St. George, Ontario
N0E 1N0


Ontario Tourism Region : Hamilton, Halton, and Brant

Phone : (519) 448-1961
Your Host(s) : Canada Post St. George

Description From Owner:

  • Pop. 1,901. In South Dumfries T., Brant C., on C. Rds. 5 & 13, 16 km. N of Brantford. Obed Wilson built the community's first house in 1814, although Peter Bauslaugh is credited with being the founder.
  • The first postmaster was Col. George Stanton, after whom the village was named St. George Brant III 1835. The community was also known as St. George West, St. George Halton, and St. George Canada West.
  • Just west of town is the birthplace and childhood home of Adelaide Hunter-Hoodless, who established domestic science courses in the public school system and founded the Women's Institute movement, the YWCA, and the Victorian Order of Nurses.
  • The homestead is now a museum, which contains furnishings and personal belongings of the Hunter and Hoodless families that reflect the period when Adelaide lived here (1850-1880).
  • The Hon. Harry C., Nixon (1891-1961) served the Ontario legislature for 42 years ina variety of posts. In 1943 he served briefly as premier of Ontario.
  • From Ontario Place Names 2007 David E. Scott Ph. 866 471 4123 or 905 680 7884


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Off the beaten track:
 
  • Bruces, 3km
  • Harrisburg, 3km
  • Osborne Corners, 5km
  • Wyndham Hills, 7km
  • Troy, Brantford area, 6km
  • Tranquility, 8km
  • Fairview, Brantford area, 9km
  • Sheffield, 10km
  • Terrace Hill, 10km
  • Shep's Subdivision, 10km
  • Echo Place, 11km
  • Holmedale, 11km
  • Littles Corners, 12km
  • West Brant, 12km
  • Eagle Place, 13km
  • Cainsville, 12km
  • Tutela Heights, 13km
 
  • Rockton, 12km
  • Wrigley Corners, 12km
  • Clyde, 16km
  • Langford, 13km
  • Pinehurst Park, 12km
  • Kirkwall, 15km
  • Newport, 17km
  • Orr's Lake, Cambridge area, 16km
  • Killean, 19km
  • East Preston, 18km
  • Preston, 18km
  • Little Lake, Cambridge area, 20km
  • Barber's Beach, 20km
  • Valens, 18km
  • Onondaga, 18km
  • Burtch, 20km
  • Aikensville, 21km
 
  • Idylwild, 20km
  • Peters Corners, 16km
  • Westover, 17km
  • Falkland, 17km
  • Blair, 19km
  • Mount Vernon, Burford area, 19km
  • Sour Spring, 21km
  • Summit, Ancaster area, 16km
  • Reidsville, Cambridge area, 17km
  • Maple Grove, Shelburne area, 22km
  • Bishopsgate, 20km
  • Hagey, 21km
  • Crieff, 22km
  • Fisher Mills, 22km
  • Smith's Corners, 23km
  • Reid's Mill, Cambridge area, 18km

Nearby Lakes:
 
  • Blue Lake, 7km
  • Cottrell Lake, 9km
  • Cowan's Lake, 9km
  • Deans Lake, 9km
  • Grass Lake, 10km
  • Mohawk Lake, 12km
  • Taylor Lake, 11km
  • Spottiswood Lakes, 10km
  • Elliott's Lake, 11km
  • Millers Lake, 12km
  • Pinehurst Lake, 11km
  • Bannister Lake, 12km
  • Despond Lakes, 12km
  • Moore Pond, 12km
  • Hillside Lake, 12km
  • Wrigley's Lake, 13km
  • Barrie's Lake, 15km
 
  • Watts Pond, 13km
  • Orr's Lake, 15km
  • O'neals Pond, 13km
  • Dunmark Lake, 14km
  • Turnbull Lake, 14km
  • Puslinch Lake, 19km
  • McCrone's Lakes, 15km
  • Little Turnbull Lake, 15km
  • Little Lake, 20km
  • Valens Reservoir, 18km
  • Jedburgh Pond, 16km
  • Mill Pond, 22km
  • Watson Pond, 17km
  • Reid's Lake, 18km
  • Emerald Lake, 22km
  • Smiths Mill Pond, 25km
  • Victoria Lake, 25km
 
  • Christie Reservoir, 19km
  • Willow Lake, 25km
  • Vivians Pond, 25km
  • Levey Lake, 22km
  • Gulliver's Lake, 23km
  • Blue Springs Pond, 29km
  • Mountsberg Reservoir, 29km
  • Alder Lake, 26km
  • Burgess Lake, 25km
  • Carlisle Pond, 28km
  • Victoria Park Lake, 30km
  • Waterford Ponds, 35km
  • West Pond, 26km
  • Progreston Pond, 29km
  • Cooley Pond, 28km
  • McClures Lake, 32km

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