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City of Cornwall (Single Tier Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry)

Phone : (613) 932-8553
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Cornwall

Cornwall, ON (Nearby: St Andrews West, Martintown, Akwesasne, Long Sault, Summerstown)

  • 1920s
  • After 1911
  • 1958
  • Before 1963

108 2nd St. W.,
Cornwall, Ontario
K6J 1G5

Ontario Tourism Region : The Great Waterway

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 46,802. City in Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry Cs., on the St. Lawrence R. at the mouth of the Cornwall Canal and Hwys 2 & 138 just S of Hwy 401, 112 km SE of Ottawa and 110 km SW of Montreal.
  • The city was foun¬ded about 1780 by United Empire Loyalists. The post office, called New Johnstown, was established in 1789.
  • The name likely came from an older Johnstown in the Mohawk Valley, former home of some settlers. In 1797 the name was changed to Cornwall in honour of Prince George, Duke of Cornwall, eldest son of King George III.
  • A canal starting here around the Long Sault Rapids opened in 1843. It was in a Cornwall cotton mill that Thomas A. Edison started his first plant for lighting by electricity.
  • A bridge links Cornwall with New York State, just east of Massena. Rev. John Strachan (1778-1867) came to Upper Canada from Scotland in 1799. He was appointed a missionary here, built the first Anglican church and established a school for boys.
  • An historic plaque recalls the Glengarry Fencibles, a fighting force raised from the Highland settlers of the area who distinguished themselves during the War of 1812 at the battles of Ogdensburg, Lundy's Lane, and Fort Erie.
  • 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:
  • Glenview Heights, 1km
  • Dover Heights, 3km
  • Riverdale, Cornwall area, 4km
  • Cornwall Island, 4km
  • Eamers Corners, 5km
  • Grants Corners, 7km
  • Rosedale Terrace, 6km
  • Churchill Heights, 6km
  • Glendale, Cornwall area, 6km
  • Cornwall Centre, 6km
  • Tyotown, 7km
  • Cashions Glen, 9km
  • Glen Falloch, 10km
  • Glen Walter, 7km
  • St. Andrews West, 9km
  • St. Andrews, 10km
  • Glenbrook, 12km
  • Lakeview Heights, 10km
  • North Branch, Cornwall area, 14km
  • Sandfield Mills, 14km
  • Bonville, 14km
  • Summerstown Station, 13km
  • MacGillivrays Bridge, 15km
  • Black River, 13km
  • Summerstown, 14km
  • Munroes Mills, 19km
  • Harrisons Corners, 15km
  • McMillans Corners, 18km
  • Strathmore, 19km
  • Avondale, 21km
  • Williamstown, 18km
  • Camerons Point, 16km
  • Glenroy, 24km
  • Northfield, Cornwall area, 19km
  • St. Raphaels, 24km
  • Northfield Station, 20km
  • OsnabruckCentre, 19km
  • North Lunenburg, 20km
  • Gravel Hill, 24km
  • Glen Gordon, 23km
  • Brown House Corner, 25km
  • Dominionville, 27km
  • Dixon, 21km
  • South Lancaster, 22km
  • Greenfield, Casselman area, 30km
  • Warina, 27km
  • Bloomington, Casselman area, 29km
  • Pine Hill, Cornwall area, 28km
  • Dornie, 32km
  • Bunker Hill, 23km
Nearby Lakes:
  • Loch Garry, 25km
  • Lake St. Francis, 20km
  • Lake St. Lawrence, 21km
  • Middle Lake, 28km
  • Mill Pond, 32km
  • Mud Lake, 34km
  • Black Lake, 36km
  • Lac Dollard-des-Ormeaux, 65km
  • Lac Georges, 67km
  • Lac Deschenes, 75km
  • Brewer Park Pond, 85km
  • Sand Pits Lake, 88km
  • McKay Lake, 88km
  • Lissons Lake, 82km
  • Dows Lake, 87km
  • Buells Creek Reservoir, 90km
  • Cranberry Lake, 90km
  • Mud Lake, 92km
  • Lambs Pond, 94km
  • Atkins Lake, 94km
  • Lees Pond, 99km
  • Mud Lake, 97km
  • Centre Lake, 100km
  • Temperance Lake, 103km
  • Graham Lake, 104km
  • Irish Lake, 102km
  • Mud Pond, 104km
  • Mud Lake, 104km
  • North Mud Lake, 100km
  • Lake Eloida, 105km
  • South Mud Lake, 102km
  • Wiltse Lake, 108km
  • Constance Lake, 107km
  • Dunbar Lake, 108km
  • Bellamys Lake, 108km
  • Bacchus Mud Lake, 106km
  • Mud Lake, 114km
  • Casey Lake, 111km
  • Basin Lake, 114km
  • Charleston Lake, 115km
  • Green Lake, 116km
  • Lower Rideau Lake, 111km
  • Lake of the Isles, 124km
  • Upper Beverley Lake, 116km
  • Otter Lake, 113km
  • Bass Lake, 117km
  • Killenbeck Lake, 120km
  • Bass Lake, 114km
  • Higley Lake, 120km
  • Red Horse Lake, 119km