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 Schomberg     
 Schomberg, ON (Nearby: Bond Head, Nobleton, Kettleby, Tottenham, Beeton)

 
 
Schomberg Feedmill Built in Schomberg in 1884 by Anderson Tegart, it operated until 1927 when the lower cost of trucking straight to market became more advantageous.

197 Main
Schomberg, Ontario
L0G 1T0


Ontario Tourism Region : York, Durham and Hills of Headwaters

Phone : (905) 939-7704
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Schomberg

Description From Owner:

  • Pop. 950. In King T., York C. on Hwy 9 and C. Rd. 27, 44 km. of Toronto. In 1860 the place was named Brownsville in honour of brothers Garrett, John, Robert and Thomas Brown, early settlers from Pennsylvania.
  • When application for a post office was made in 1861, that name was not accepted as there was another Brownsville in the same county.
  • The post office opened in 1862 as Schomberg after the Duke of Schomberg (1615- I 690) commander-in-chief of the British forces in Ireland who was killed in the Battle of the Boyne.
  • From Ontario Place Names 2007 David E. Scott Ph. 866 471 4123 or 905 680 7884


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Visitors to this page: 4,323     This record last updated: February 24, 2014


Off the beaten track:
 
  • Lloydtown, 2km
  • Dunkerron, 5km
  • Schomberg Heights, 5km
  • Linton, 5km
  • Penville, 6km
  • Pottageville, 5km
  • Rich Hill, 6km
  • Holly Park, 9km
  • Hammertown, 8km
  • New Scotland, King City area, 8km


  • Nearby Lakes:
     
  • Thompson Lake, 6km
  • Bell's Lake, 7km
  • Kennifick Lake, 7km
  • Hall Lake, 7km
  • Kelly Lake, 8km
  • Hackett Lake, 10km
  • Tottenham Pond, 10km
  • Mary Lake, 12km
  • Gibson Lake, 12km
  • Lake Seneca, 14km

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