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Chesley

Phone : (519) 363-2252
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Chesley

Chesley, ON (Nearby: Elmwood, Dobbinton, Desboro, Hanover, Paisley)

  • McClure’s Mill Built as a gristmill in Chesley by William Elliot in 1881. It presently is being used for storage.
  • McClure’s Mill Built as a gristmill in Chesley by William Elliot in 1881. It presently is being used for storage.

120 1st Av S.
Chesley, Ontario
N0G 1L0


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

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 1,781. In Elderslie T., Bruce C., on the North Br. of the Saugeen R. and C. Rd. 19,26 km. N of Walkerton.
  • The first settlers, in 1854, were Scots, and the place was known as Sconeville until 1868 when the post office named it Chesley without consulting the residents.
  • Chesley was named after Solomon Yeomans Chesley, an official in the Indian Office at Ottawa who was the Indian agent at S1, Regis Indian Reserve near Cornwall (1820-1845.)
  • Adam Scott Elliot was the founder of the settlement. In 1888 most of Chesley was destroyed by fire.


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