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Baxter

Phone : (705) 424-5653
Your Host(s) : Canada Post

Angus, ON (Nearby: Baxter, Borden, Egbert, Utopia, Alliston)

91 Curtis St.
Angus, Ontario
L0M 1B1

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

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 320. In Essa T., Simcoe C., onC. Rd. 21,just EofC. Rd. 10,28 km. SW of Barrie.
  • The first settlers called the community Cob Coy, a corruption of the French for 'cabreeho,' a French word to describe a building on posts with a roof, but no sides, in which to keep hay dry.
  • Early visitors to the settlement mispronounced the word Cob Coy, which became a local joke and in time, the community's name. When an official name was required by the post office in the 1880s, the place was named Essa Centre.
  • This was often confused with Essex Centre, and postmaster Jeremiah Baxter Coulson had the name changed in 1890, honouring his mother's maiden name.


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Visitors to this page: 14,688     This record last updated: April 9, 2009

Off the beaten track:
  • Ypres, 2km
  • Elmgrove, Bradford area, 6km
  • Ivy, 7km
  • West Essa, 8km
  • Utopia, 9km
  • Nicolston, 9km
  • Essa, 11km
  • Colwell, 11km
  • Thompsonville, 13km
  • Thornton, 9km
  • Randall, 12km
  • Grenfell, 14km
  • Tioga, 11km
  • Allimil, 15km
  • Brentwood, 14km
  • Holly, 13km
  • Bethesda, Bradford area, 13km
  • Airlie, 14km
  • Innisfil Heights, 15km
  • Vine, 15km
  • Newton Robinson, 18km
  • Strongville, 21km
  • Sunnidale, 19km
  • Rosemont, Shelburne area, 19km
  • Keenansville, 23km
  • Cundles, 20km
  • Pinkerton, Bradford area, 18km
  • Minet's Point, 20km
  • Midhurst Station, 23km
  • Mulmur, 20km
  • Edenvale, 23km
  • Painswick, 19km
  • Athlone, 24km
  • Mansfield, Shelburne area, 19km
  • Stanton, 19km
  • Randwick, 18km
  • Sheldon, 22km
  • Tollendal, 20km
  • Tottenham, 25km
  • Penville, 23km
  • Barclay, 19km
  • St. Pauls, 20km
  • Anten Mills, 26km
  • Banda, 19km
  • Little Lake, Barrie area, 23km
  • Schomberg Heights, 25km
  • Hendrie, 27km
  • Bayshore Estates, 21km
  • Vigo, 26km
  • Stroud, 20km
Nearby Lakes:
  • Hendrie Lake, 25km
  • Tottenham Pond, 25km
  • Little Lake, 24km
  • Doran Lake, 27km
  • Jacks Lake, 30km
  • Hall Lake, 32km
  • Gibson Lake, 32km
  • Kennifick Lake, 33km
  • Marl Lake, 32km
  • Springwater Lakes, 26km
  • McCarston's Lake, 30km
  • Thompson Lake, 35km
  • Rumbles Mill Pond, 38km
  • Humber Springs Ponds, 36km
  • Bell's Lake, 36km
  • Allens Lakes, 36km
  • Orr Lake, 40km
  • Glen Huron Pond, 30km
  • Kelly Lake, 37km
  • Sharon Lake, 39km
  • Widgett Lake, 41km
  • Innis Lake, 42km
  • Hackett Lake, 39km
  • Orangeville Reservoir, 40km
  • Warnock Lake, 44km
  • Mary Lake, 40km
  • Melville Pond, 43km
  • Lake Seneca, 41km
  • Edward Lake, 36km
  • McCallum's Pond, 45km
  • Green Lake, 47km
  • Dike Pond, 38km
  • Perry's Pond, 37km
  • Caledon Lake, 46km
  • Cressview Lakes, 47km
  • Mud Lake, 53km
  • Thompson Lake, 46km
  • Brewster's Lake, 39km
  • Dufferin Lake, 52km
  • Bass Lake, 47km
  • Little Lake, 54km
  • Philips Lake, 47km
  • Lalligan Lake, 54km
  • Bond Lake, 46km
  • Wilcox Lake, 46km
  • St. George Lake, 46km
  • Cranberry Lake, 45km
  • Heart Lake, 56km
  • Lake Simcoe, 43km
  • Mud Lake, 49km