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Phone : (613) 652-2043
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Iroquois

Iroquois, ON (Nearby: Cardinal, Brinston, Morrisburg, Williamsburg, Winchester Springs)

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Iroquois, Ontario
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Ontario Tourism Region : The Great Waterway

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 1,278. In Matilda T., Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry Cs., on the N bank of the St. Lawrence R. and C. Rd. 2, 18 km. NE of Prescott.
  • The village was the largest residential and business community along the St. Lawrence R. to be entirely relocated during construction of the St. Lawrence Deep Waterway during the early 1950s.
  • Its original location was across the Galop Canal from Iroquois Point, a headland famous in legend and history as a camping ground of the Iroquois.
  • The point's proximity to the Canadian-U.S. mid-river boundary line caused it to be selected as the Canadian terminus of the international dam built to control water levels for the waterway.
  • A new canal, cut through the headland to avoid the dam, turned Iroquois Point into a small island. The relocated town of Iroquois is north of the original site. United Empire Loyalists settled the place in 1776.
  • The post office, established in 1789 in what was then New France, was called Matilda after the township. In 1812 the first British fort on the site had not been completed, or named.
  • A second fort was built on the riverbank in 1814, but U.S. troops did not attack, so the fort was nicknamed 'Fort Needless.' In 1856 the post office name was changed to Iroquois.

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  • Irena, 5km
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  • Dixons Corners, 9km
  • Dundela, 11km
  • Hainsville, 9km
  • Brouseville, 8km
  • Muttonville, 11km
  • Mainsville, 10km
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  • Glen Stewart, 12km
  • Glen Becker, 13km
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  • Toyes Hill, 16km
  • Hulbert, 16km
  • Williamsburg, Morrisburg area, 16km
  • Shanly, 13km
  • Oak Valley, 18km
  • The Sixth, 18km
  • Pleasant Valley, Kemptville area, 16km
  • Boucks Hill, 18km
  • Johnstown, Prescott area, 16km
  • Crystal Rock, 15km
  • Baldwins Bridge, 19km
  • Winchester Springs, 21km
  • Elma, 20km
  • Glen Smail, 15km
  • Vinegar Hill, Kemptville area, 21km
  • South Mountain, 19km
  • Rosehaven, 21km
  • Cass Bridge, 23km
  • Ventnor, 17km
  • Froatburn, 19km
  • Hyndman, 18km
  • Hoasic, 20km
  • Riverside Heights, 18km
  • Dunbar, 23km
  • Wexford, Prescott area, 20km
  • McCarleys Corners, 19km
  • Bethune Bush, 24km
  • Spencerville, 18km
  • Nation Valley, 25km
  • VanCamp, 24km
  • Sparkle City, 21km
  • Orchardside, 25km
  • Mulloys, 26km
  • Heckston, 22km
Nearby Lakes:
  • Lake St. Lawrence, 31km
  • Lissons Lake, 35km
  • Buells Creek Reservoir, 40km
  • Cranberry Lake, 40km
  • Lambs Pond, 44km
  • Atkins Lake, 43km
  • Mud Lake, 47km
  • Lees Pond, 49km
  • Centre Lake, 50km
  • Temperance Lake, 53km
  • Graham Lake, 54km
  • Irish Lake, 52km
  • Brewer Park Pond, 67km
  • Mud Lake, 54km
  • Lake Eloida, 54km
  • Dows Lake, 68km
  • Lac Deschenes, 74km
  • Wiltse Lake, 57km
  • Sand Pits Lake, 73km
  • McKay Lake, 73km
  • South Mud Lake, 56km
  • North Mud Lake, 58km
  • Mud Lake, 69km
  • Dunbar Lake, 58km
  • Bellamys Lake, 58km
  • Loch Garry, 66km
  • Mud Lake, 64km
  • Bacchus Mud Lake, 58km
  • Basin Lake, 64km
  • Charleston Lake, 65km
  • Black Lake, 72km
  • Green Lake, 65km
  • Middle Lake, 71km
  • Mud Lake, 74km
  • Upper Beverley Lake, 65km
  • Lower Rideau Lake, 63km
  • Bass Lake, 67km
  • Otter Lake, 64km
  • Killenbeck Lake, 70km
  • Higley Lake, 70km
  • Red Horse Lake, 69km
  • Lake of the Isles, 76km
  • Little Long Lake, 68km
  • Mill Pond, 74km
  • Bass Lake, 65km
  • Mud Pond, 78km
  • Lac Georges, 89km
  • Mud Lake, 70km
  • Long Lake, 72km
  • Lyndhurst Lake, 71km