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Phone : (705) 235-3477
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Porcupine, ON (Nearby: South Porcupine, Schumacher, Timmins, Connaught, Porquis Junction)

5907 King St.
Porcupine, Ontario
P0N 1C0

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Ontario Tourism Region : Northeastern Ontario

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 7,858. Part of the City of Timmins in Cochrane Dist. at the N end of Porcupine L., on Hwys 101 & 655,13 km. E of Timmins.
  • The river, lake, district, and community are named after an island shaped like a porcupine in a nearby river. The first gold claim was staked in 1905 about 16 km. S of where Hwy 101 crosses the Frederick House R.
  • The first gold mine went into production in 1907 on Gold I. in Nighthawk L. In the 50 years following Benny Hollinger's discovery of gold quartz in the Porcupine area, more than 45,000 claims were staked.
  • Porcupine is often called 'The Golden City.'

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Samantha Jennen on 01-Jul-12
My Grandfather went to Porcupine Ontario in 1905 from London England.Apparently it was advertised in England that Gold was found in Porcupine. He often spoke about the area This summer we hope to visit to see this wonderful area.

Visitors to this page: 12,651     This record last updated: July 31, 2009

Off the beaten track:
  • Pottsville, 0km
  • Golden City, 1km
  • South Porcupine, 3km
  • Connaught Hill, 3km
  • Finntown, 3km
  • Hallnor, 4km
  • Broulan Reef, 4km
  • Dome Extension, 5km
  • Dome, 6km
  • Preston East, 6km
  • Pamour, 6km
  • Gold Centre, 8km
  • Buffalo-Ankerite, 9km
  • Schumacher, 8km
  • Aunor, 10km
  • Delnite, 11km
  • Hoyle, 11km
  • Hill's Landing, 11km
  • Keyson, 12km
  • Melrose Gardens, 12km
  • Mountjoy, 13km
  • Dugwal, 16km
  • Night Hawk Centre, 19km
  • Barbers Bay, 25km
  • Wawaitin Falls, 28km
  • McIntosh Springs, Iroquois Falls area, 28km
  • Fielding, 29km
  • Alexo, 33km
  • Kilburn, 35km
  • Lower Sturgeon, 42km
  • The Cache, 38km
  • Porquis Junction, 38km
  • Welsh, Iroquois Falls area, 38km
  • Kamiskotia, 35km
  • Nellie Lake, 41km
  • Wings, 40km
  • Kelso, Iroquois Falls area, 38km
  • Devonshire, 45km
  • Tunis, 46km
  • Potter, 48km
  • Berylvale, 53km
  • Shillington, 37km
  • Onagon, 44km
  • Downard, 57km
  • Val Gagn√©, 42km
  • Ansonville, 47km
  • Montrock, 47km
  • Nahma, 60km
  • Frederick, 66km
  • Anthony, 44km
Nearby Lakes:
  • Porcupine Lake, 1km
  • Shallow Lake, 1km
  • Bell Lake, 3km
  • Bob's Lake, 3km
  • Goose Lake, 7km
  • Three Nations Lake, 6km
  • Simpson Lake, 7km
  • Edwards Lake, 7km
  • Boyd Lake, 10km
  • Charlebois Lake, 8km
  • Little Goose Lake, 10km
  • Pearl Lake, 8km
  • McDonald Lake, 9km
  • Murphy Lake, 11km
  • Rota Lake, 13km
  • McKay Lake, 12km
  • Gillies Lake, 10km
  • Skynner Lake, 12km
  • Gowanmarsh Lake, 16km
  • Bigwater Lake, 15km
  • Flynn Lake, 14km
  • Cook Lake, 15km
  • Grassy Lake, 17km
  • Gold Lake, 16km
  • Wealthy Lakes, 14km
  • Perch Lake, 13km
  • Reid Lake, 14km
  • Meadow Lake, 15km
  • Miller Lake, 13km
  • Cowboy Lake, 14km
  • Roma Lake, 13km
  • Noted Lake, 16km
  • Galore Lake, 16km
  • Bouchard Lake, 18km
  • Dugwal Pit, 16km
  • Beaver Lake, 18km
  • Duck Lake, 18km
  • Smith Lake, 16km
  • Feldman Lake, 19km
  • Night Hawk Lake, 16km
  • Clear Lake, 22km
  • Jen Lake, 23km
  • Glass Lake, 23km
  • Nerandeau Lake, 25km
  • Ice Chest Lake, 23km
  • Pick Lake, 24km
  • Lizard Lake, 25km
  • Evelyn Lake, 25km
  • Roy Lake, 26km
  • Moon Lake, 24km