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Chalk River

Phone : (613) 589-2034
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Chalk River

Chalk River, ON (Nearby: Deep River, Petawawa, Rolphton, Mackey, Pembroke)

8 Albert
Chalk River, Ontario
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Ontario Tourism Region : Ontario's Highlands

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 943. In Buchanan T, Renfrew C., on the Chalk R. andHwy 17,35 km NW of Pembroke.
  • It is believed the river's name originated from the practice of marking timber with chalk at Rafting Bay, where the river meets the Ottawa R.
  • The community of Chalk River was settled in the mid-1800s by men who worked in lumber camps in winter and farmed in summer.
  • In 1945 the first nuclear reactor outside the United States started operating at a plant on the shore of the Ottawa R. 8 km E of Chalk River.
  • The ZEEP (Zero Energy Experimental Pile) was designed by Canadian, British, and French scientists and was the forerunner of more powerful reactors at Chalk River used to produce radioactive isotopes.
  • This facility was closed by the Canadian government in 1997.


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