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New Liskeard

Phone : (705) 647-7302
Your Host(s) : Canada Post New Liskeard

New Liskeard, ON (Nearby: Haileybury, North Cobalt, Cobalt, Belle Vallee, Thornloe)

83 Whitewood Ave.
New Liskeard, Ontario
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Ontario Tourism Region : Northeastern Ontario

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 4,856. In Dymond T., Timiskaming Dist. at the N end of L. Timiskaming at the mouth of the Wabi R., on Hwy 11, 8 km. N of Haileybury and 160 km. N of North Bay.
  • The first settler was William Murray who built a house in the early 1890s.
  • A short time later the Ontario government opened up four townships at the head ofL. Timiskaming and Crown Land Agent John Armstrong persuaded Murray to subdivide some of his land for a townsite.
  • There was limited development until 1896 when Thomas McCamus and Angus McKelvie built a sawmill at the mouth of the river.
  • In that year a post office was established as Thornloe, after Anglican bishop George Thorneloe. Armstrong later managed to have the name changed to Liskeard, after his hometown in Cornwall, England.
  • When there was confusion with the southern Ontario town of Leskard, the name was changed to New Liskeard.
  • In 1903 railway worker Fred LaRose discovered one of the world's largest deposits of silver at nearby Cobalt, setting offone of the greatest mining stampedes of all time, and New Liskeard's population soared.

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Off the beaten track:
  • Dymond, 3km
  • Hanbury, 10km
  • Uno Park, 9km
  • O'Brien, New Liskeard area, 11km
  • Hillview, New Liskeard area, 8km
  • Sutton Bay, 9km
  • Coleman, Cobalt area, 13km
  • Button's Corners, 10km
  • Kerr Lake, 15km
  • Gillies, 15km
  • Gillies Depot, 17km
  • Milberta, 15km
  • Couttsville, 18km
  • Highland, 14km
  • Lorrain, 18km
  • Thwaites, 19km
  • Judge, 16km
  • Pearson, 17km
  • Whitewood Grove, 23km
  • Paradis Bay, 22km
  • McCool, 21km
  • Brethour, 26km
  • Johnson, Temagami area, 27km
  • Bigelow, 27km
  • Freeman, Temagami area, 31km
  • Lorrain Valley, 29km
  • Mowat Landing, 23km
  • Tomstown, 33km
  • Heaslip, 34km
  • Rib Lake, 36km
  • Marshall's Corners, 36km
  • Silver Centre, 37km
  • Brentha, 35km
  • Maidens, 37km
  • Errettsville, 39km
  • Owaissa, 42km
  • Wendigo Lake, 42km
  • Marter, 43km
  • Cane, 32km
  • Temagami North, 45km
  • Chamberlain, 42km
  • Osseo, 33km
  • Hill's Lake, 37km
  • Wawbewawa, 45km
  • Charlton, 42km
  • Temagami, 50km
  • Krugerdorf, 49km
  • Mountain Chutes, 39km
  • Leeville, 40km
  • South Mindoka, 54km
Nearby Lakes:
  • Constance Lake, 8km
  • Wilgar Lake, 10km
  • Graham Lake, 10km
  • Sasaginaga Lake, 12km
  • Sharp Lake, 11km
  • Cobalt Lake, 12km
  • Pretty Lake, 12km
  • Fraleck's Pond, 12km
  • Moose Lake, 10km
  • Clear Lake, 13km
  • Starr's Pond, 13km
  • Peterson Lake, 14km
  • Short Lake, 14km
  • Cyril Lake, 14km
  • Green Lake, 14km
  • Crosswise Lake, 14km
  • Cart Lake, 14km
  • Le Heup Lake, 14km
  • Brief Lake, 14km
  • Kerr Lake, 15km
  • Spring Lake, 10km
  • Glen Lake, 15km
  • Moffat Lake, 15km
  • North Pickerel Lake, 16km
  • Giroux Lake, 16km
  • North Beaver Lake, 16km
  • Warner Pond, 16km
  • Reid Lake, 14km
  • Loon Lake, 15km
  • South Beaver Lake, 16km
  • Hermann Pond, 16km
  • South Pickerel Lake, 16km
  • George Lake, 13km
  • Brady Lake, 16km
  • Professor Pond, 17km
  • Kirk Lake, 16km
  • Bass Lake, 17km
  • Bartle Lake, 11km
  • Columbus Lake, 17km
  • Ibsen Pond, 17km
  • Charlotte Lake, 14km
  • New Lake, 18km
  • Mayfair Pond, 18km
  • Little Spring Lake, 13km
  • Eisen Lake, 15km
  • Little Grassy Lake, 17km
  • Barth Lake, 19km
  • Frere Lake, 13km
  • Silver Lake, 19km
  • Chown Lake, 18km