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Phone : (519) 343-2241
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Palmerston

Palmerston, ON (Nearby: Harriston, Gowanstown, Moorefield, Listowel, Mount Forest)

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Palmerston, Ontario
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Ontario Tourism Region : Huron, Perth, Waterloo and Wellington

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 2,215. In Minto T., Wellington C., and Wallace T., Perth C., on the Maitland R. and C. Rds. 5,93 & 123, 70 km NW of Guelph.
  • The first settler was Thomas McDowell, a native of Ireland, who arrived in 1854. The place was called Dryden when the post office opened in 1866.
  • In 1872, at the suggestion of Township Reeve John McDermott, the community was renamed Palmerston to honour Henry John Temple, Lord Palmerston, prime minister of Great Britain 1855-1865.
  • In 1855 the Ontario Vaccine Farm was set up by local physician Dr. Alexander Stewart. It was the fIrst institution in Ontario to produce smallpox vaccine. In 1916 the operation was transferred to the University of Toronto.

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Off the beaten track:
  • Whites Junction, 2km
  • Dryden, 4km
  • Trecastle, 6km
  • Cotswold, 6km
  • Wallace, Listowell area, 9km
  • Glenlee, 8km
  • Teviotdale, 7km
  • Minto, Harriston area, 9km
  • Harriston Junction, 10km
  • Brotherston, 9km
  • Wyandot, 13km
  • Newbridge, 10km
  • Lebanon, 14km
  • Wagram, 12km
  • Rothsay, 12km
  • Fultons, 14km
  • Farewell, 13km
  • Tralee, 17km
  • Drew, 17km
  • Kurtzville, 12km
  • Carthage, 19km
  • Mayne Corners, 14km
  • Kumpfville, 18km
  • Britton, 18km
  • Quarindale, 18km
  • Hollen, 17km
  • Stirton, 17km
  • Calderwood, 21km
  • Olivet, 15km
  • Gotham, 20km
  • Letterbreen, 21km
  • Riverstown, 17km
  • Burns, 22km
  • Alsfeldt, 21km
  • Hesson, 22km
  • Dorking, 22km
  • Trowbridge, 18km
  • Nenagh, 23km
  • Lauderbach, 22km
  • Peffers, 23km
  • Riverbank, 18km
  • Bieman's Corners, 22km
  • Glen Allan, 23km
  • Fernbank, Listowel area, 25km
  • Ayton Siding, 25km
  • Molesworth, 19km
  • Donegal, Kitchener Waterloo area, 24km
  • Lakelet, 21km
  • Spruce Green, 22km
  • Orchardville, 28km
Nearby Lakes:
  • Pike Lake, 15km
  • Ballinafad Lake, 17km
  • Conestogo Lake, 18km
  • Blind Lake, 22km
  • Holstein Dam, 26km
  • Lakelet Lake, 22km
  • Wroxeter Mill Pond, 24km
  • Matthews Lake, 33km
  • Allan Park Trout Pond, 35km
  • Metzger Pond, 34km
  • Wilder Lake, 36km
  • Witter's Pond, 31km
  • Black Lake, 37km
  • Hamel's Pond, 32km
  • Windo'er Lake, 31km
  • Paradise Lake, 40km
  • Westfall's Lake, 41km
  • Marl Lake, 40km
  • MacCuaig Lake, 42km
  • Lake Rosalind, 41km
  • Ruhl Lake, 42km
  • McLean Lake, 45km
  • McDonald Lake, 45km
  • McCormick Lake, 46km
  • Moss Lake, 43km
  • Sunfish Lake, 43km
  • Habermehl Lake, 45km
  • Tobermory Lake, 47km
  • Dankert Lake, 45km
  • Pearl Lake, 45km
  • Luther Lake, 36km
  • Boyd Lake, 48km
  • Bluewater Lakes, 48km
  • Binns Lake, 48km
  • Copps Lake, 48km
  • Welbeck Mill Pond, 49km
  • Laurel Creek Reservoir, 45km
  • Shakespeare Pond, 50km
  • Louise Lake, 50km
  • North Louise Lake, 50km
  • Columbia Lake, 46km
  • Turner Lake, 47km
  • Curleys Lake, 50km
  • Gillies Lake, 47km
  • Spongy Lake, 49km
  • Farden Lake, 51km
  • Four Wells Lake, 46km
  • Townsend Lake, 52km
  • Clair Lake, 47km
  • Laurel Lake, 47km