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Town of Collingwood (Lower Tier Simcoe)

Phone : (705) 445-3271
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Collingwood

Collingwood, ON (Nearby: Nottawa, Duntroon, Singhampton, Glen Huron, Ravenna)

  • 1900
  • 1900
  • Harbour
  • Side paddle Wheeler
  • 1906
  • 1906
  • 1908
  • 1948
  • Hamonic
  • 1909
  • 1911
  • John A. Halloway

33 Hurontario St.,
Collingwood, Ontario
L9Y 3Z5

Ontario Tourism Region : Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe

Description From Owner:
  • Collingwood Pop. 16,000. In Nottawasaga T., Simcoe C., on Nottawasaga Bay off Georgian Bay and Hwy 26 and C. Rds. 32 & 124,63 km E of Owen Sound.
  • The first settler was George Carney, who arrived in 1835 when the place was described by the Tobacco Indians as 'an impenetrable swamp.'
  • The place was first known to settlers as Hen-and-Chickens Harbour because of one large and four small islands in the bay.
  • The locale had four other names connected with it in early years: Hurontario, New Village, Nattawa, and Old Village. In 1853 Colling¬wood was named for a township, formerly in Simcoe C., which in turn was named after the English admiral,
  • Lord Cuthbert Collingwood.
  • In 1933 a non-sectarian, non-political international organization, the Associated Country Women of the World, was formed largely through the efforts of Margaret Watt, a native of Collingwood. She was elected the fIrst president of the association.
  • Postcards above used with permission from A Great Lakes Treasury of Old Postcards 2007 Lorenzo Marcolin, MD 176 pp. For Copies call the Huronia Museum 705 526 2844 or email

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Off the beaten track:
  • Mair Mills, 3km
  • McMurchy Settlement, 4km
  • Batteaux, 7km
  • Craigleith, 8km
  • Castle Glen Estates, 8km
  • Bowers Beach, 8km
  • Banks, 9km
  • Gibraltar, Collingwood area, 11km
  • Rob Roy, 14km
  • Brocks Beach, 11km
  • Singhampton, 17km
  • Loree, 12km
  • Springhurst Beach, 13km
  • Camperdown, 13km
  • Smithdale, 18km
  • Oxbow Park, 14km
  • Ravenna, 14km
  • Kolapore, 16km
  • Victoria Corners, Clarksburg area, 15km
  • Oakview Beach, 15km
  • McIntyre, Flesherton area, 21km
  • Stayner, 18km
  • Websterville, 21km
  • Little Germany, 18km
  • Red Wing, 17km
  • Dunedin, 23km
  • Thornbury, 18km
  • Cashtown Corners, 22km
  • Maple Valley, Shelburne area, 26km
  • Lady Bank, 22km
  • Sunnidale Corners, 20km
  • Lavender, 27km
  • Duncan, 21km
  • Maxwell, Flesherton area, 25km
  • Edmore Beach, 22km
  • Jack Lake, Stayner area, 20km
  • Avening, 25km
  • Hatherton, 27km
  • Allenwood Beach, 21km
  • Georgian Heights, 22km
  • Woodland Beach, 22km
  • Deanlea Beach, 23km
  • Sand Castle Beach , 29km
  • Banda, 28km
  • Langman, 22km
  • Cove Beach, Penetanguishene area, 29km
  • New Flos, 22km
  • Ishpiming Beach, 29km
  • Bluewater Beach, 24km
  • Sunnidale, 25km
Nearby Lakes:
  • Cranberry Lake, 2km
  • Edward Lake, 15km
  • Dey's Pond, 14km
  • Glen Huron Pond, 17km
  • Brewster's Lake, 19km
  • Perry's Pond, 21km
  • Davidson's Lake, 20km
  • Mill Pond, 18km
  • Jacks Lake, 20km
  • Marl Lake, 20km
  • Duncan Lake, 23km
  • Eugenia Lake, 28km
  • Doran Lake, 25km
  • Jerry's Lake, 37km
  • Douglas Lake, 37km
  • Lake Inistioge, 37km
  • Lalligan Lake, 34km
  • Springwater Lakes, 41km
  • Macey Lake, 40km
  • Flesherton Community Pond, 37km
  • Hendrie Lake, 33km
  • Farlain Lake, 41km
  • Wilcox Lake, 39km
  • Little Lake, 38km
  • Kettle's Lake, 43km
  • Gillies Lake, 42km
  • Mud Lake, 39km
  • St. Andrews Lake, 41km
  • Turner Lake, 42km
  • Mud Lake, 36km
  • Mud Lake North, 37km
  • Orr Lake, 37km
  • Gignac Lake, 45km
  • Town Pond, 39km
  • Irish Lake, 41km
  • Barrhead Mill Pond, 40km
  • McCarston's Lake, 52km
  • Curleys Lake, 42km
  • Rumbles Mill Pond, 40km
  • Connell's Lake, 40km
  • Clarke's Lake, 40km
  • Mountain Lake, 43km
  • Hines Lake, 40km
  • Moss Lake, 46km
  • Robson Lake, 40km
  • Farden Lake, 44km
  • Mud Lake, 41km
  • Sargents Lake, 42km
  • Black's Lake, 43km
  • Bells Lake, 44km