Thornton
    

Phone : (705) 458-9821
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Thornton, ON (Nearby: Egbert, Cookstown, Innisfil, Barrie, Baxter)

1 Robert St. W.,
Thornton, Ontario
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Ontario Tourism Region : Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 1,001. In Essa and Innisfil Ts., Simcoe C., onC. Rds. 21 & 27, 17 km. S of Barrie.
  • Thornton developed during the 1820s and was first known as Henrysville or Henry's Corners after early settler John Henry, who was the first teacher and then the schoolmaster, and who also became the postmaster when an office opened in 1854.
  • The name Henrysville caused confusion in the mails, so the post office requested a name change, and the community became Thornton after Henry Thornton who owned a grist mill, sawmill, and planing mill.


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Off the beaten track:
 
  • Ivy, 5km
  • Holly, 6km
  • Bethesda, Bradford area, 6km
  • Innisfil Heights, 5km
  • Vine, 6km
  • Colwell, 10km
  • Barclay, 9km
  • Painswick, 11km
  • Minet's Point, 12km
  • Ypres, 10km
  • Grenfell, 12km
  • St. Pauls, 11km
  • Elmgrove, Bradford area, 12km
  • Tollendal, 13km
  • Essa, 12km
  • Utopia, 11km
  • Stroud, 11km
 
  • Randall, 14km
  • Bayshore Estates, 13km
  • Cundles, 15km
  • Bramley, 11km
  • Pinkerton, Bradford area, 15km
  • Nicolston, 14km
  • Fennell, 12km
  • Newton Robinson, 16km
  • Nantyr, 12km
  • Little Lake, Barrie area, 17km
  • Deerhurst, 15km
  • West Essa, 15km
  • Allimil, 19km
  • Midhurst Station, 19km
  • Killarney Beach, 14km
  • Stoney Point, 14km
  • Thompsonville, 18km
 
  • Coulson's Hill, 17km
  • Alcona, Barrie area, 15km
  • Crown Hill, 19km
  • Simcoe Beach, 15km
  • Belle Air Beach, 15km
  • Nantyr Park, 15km
  • Sandy Cove Acres, Lake Simcoe area, 16km
  • Ballydown Beach, 15km
  • Alderslea, 16km
  • Bayview Beach, 16km
  • Shore Acres, 16km
  • Tent City, 15km
  • De Grassi Point, 15km
  • Cedar Harbour, 16km
  • Innisfil Park, 16km
  • Gilford Beach, 16km

Nearby Lakes:
 
  • Little Lake, 18km
  • Hendrie Lake, 24km
  • Tottenham Pond, 29km
  • Doran Lake, 28km
  • Hall Lake, 34km
  • Rumbles Mill Pond, 35km
  • Kennifick Lake, 35km
  • Thompson Lake, 36km
  • Gibson Lake, 36km
  • Bell's Lake, 37km
  • Kelly Lake, 37km
  • Orr Lake, 38km
  • Jacks Lake, 32km
  • Hackett Lake, 38km
  • Marl Lake, 34km
  • Dike Pond, 31km
  • Mary Lake, 38km
 
  • Lake Seneca, 38km
  • Bass Lake, 41km
  • Lake Simcoe, 34km
  • Widgett Lake, 45km
  • Innis Lake, 46km
  • Thompson Lake, 43km
  • McCarston's Lake, 38km
  • Springwater Lakes, 35km
  • Franklin Pond, 36km
  • St. George Lake, 42km
  • Wilcox Lake, 42km
  • Humber Springs Ponds, 43km
  • Philips Lake, 44km
  • Bond Lake, 43km
  • van Nostrand Lake, 41km
  • Allens Lakes, 43km
  • Haynes Lake, 43km
 
  • Preston Lake, 42km
  • Sharon Lake, 45km
  • Simeon Lake, 44km
  • Mud Lake, 51km
  • Glen Huron Pond, 38km
  • Joseph's Lake, 38km
  • Warnock Lake, 49km
  • Orangeville Reservoir, 47km
  • Little Lake, 53km
  • Melville Pond, 50km
  • Musselman Lake, 45km
  • Lalligan Lake, 54km
  • Shadow Lake, 45km
  • Windsor Lake, 45km
  • Green Lake, 53km
  • Mud Lake, 42km