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Victoria Harbour

Phone : (705) 534-7558
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Victoria Harbour

Victoria Harbour, ON (Nearby: Port Mcnicoll, Wawa, Port Severn, Midland, Wyebridge)

  • 1925

148 Albert St.
Victoria Harbour, Ontario
L0K 2A0

Ontario Tourism Region : Bruce Peninsula, Southern Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 1,080. In Tay T., Simcoe C., on Hogg's Bay off Severn Sound on Georgian Bay at the mouth of the Hogg R., just N of Hwy 12, 45 km. NW of Orillia.
  • In 1869, John Kean and Albert Fowlie of Grillia opened a large sawmill on the site ofthe present village, which was first known as Hogg's Bay.
  • At one time the place was nicknamed 'Canary Town' because most of the houses were painted yellow by the major employer, Victoria Harbour Lumber Company.
  • In 1871 the Midland Railway arrived and the settlement was given its present name to honour Queen Victoria.
  • A cairn a short distance south of the community on the Hogg R. marks the site of the palisaded Huron village and Jesuit mission, St. Louis, where missionaries Jean de Brebeuf and Gabriel Lalemant were captured. The Iroquois destroyed the fortification.
  • Postcard 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:
  • Melduf, 1km
  • Caswell's Beach, 2km
  • Victoria Park, 2km
  • Sunset Beach, Penetanguishene area, 3km
  • Robin's Point, 3km
  • Sturgeon Beach, 3km
  • Sturgeon Bay, 3km
  • Port McNicoll, 4km
  • McMillan, 4km
  • Elliotts Corners, 4km
  • Evans Corner, 4km
  • Riverside, Penetanguishene area, 6km
  • Paradise Point, 5km
  • Waubaushene, 5km
  • Grandview Beach, 5km
  • Old Fort, 5km
  • Ebenezer, Penetanguishene area, 6km
  • Vasey, 7km
  • Triple Bay Park, 6km
  • Forest Harbour, 6km
  • Martyrs Shrine, 6km
  • Ogden's Beach, 7km
  • Elimere Point, 7km
  • Port Severn, 9km
  • Tiffin, 7km
  • Fesserton, 7km
  • Maceys Bay, 11km
  • Mertz's Corner, 9km
  • Waverley, 11km
  • Midland Point, 10km
  • Wyebridge, 10km
  • Wolverine Beach, 13km
  • Orr Lake, Barrie area, 14km
  • Portage Park, 11km
  • South Bay, Honey Harbour area, 15km
  • Sunnyside, Penetanguishene area, 11km
  • Firth's Corners, 11km
  • Mount St. Louis, 15km
  • Howes Corners, 13km
  • Lovering, 13km
  • Medonte, 13km
  • Mordolphin, 14km
  • Wood Landing, 18km
  • Marygrove, 16km
  • Martinville, 18km
  • Saurin, 17km
  • Eady, 15km
  • Penetang, 14km
  • Coutnac Beach, 16km
  • Big Chute, 18km
Nearby Lakes:
  • Mud Lake, 7km
  • Barron's Lake, 11km
  • Little Lake, 10km
  • Cranberry Lake, 10km
  • Little Lake, 9km
  • Gloucester Pool, 14km
  • Orr Lake, 14km
  • MacLean Lake, 13km
  • Otter Lake, 13km
  • Baxter Lake, 17km
  • Burrows Lake, 14km
  • St. Andrews Lake, 13km
  • Rumbles Mill Pond, 17km
  • Buck Lake, 19km
  • Mountain Lake, 17km
  • Six Mile Lake, 19km
  • Horseshoe Lake, 16km
  • Lalligan Lake, 14km
  • Fairy Lake, 19km
  • Bearshead Lake, 19km
  • Tea Lake, 18km
  • Goblin Lake, 19km
  • Stuart Lake, 20km
  • A-frame Lake, 19km
  • McCrae Lake, 21km
  • McDonald Lake, 22km
  • Buckskin Lakes, 19km
  • Farlain Lake, 18km
  • Lone Lake, 23km
  • Gignac Lake, 20km
  • Boot Lake, 23km
  • Lalonde Lake, 25km
  • Bear Lake, 25km
  • Coombs Lake, 18km
  • Cain Lake, 23km
  • Niepage Lake, 21km
  • Gibson Lake, 26km
  • Boot Lake, 26km
  • Mosquito Lake, 23km
  • Kettle's Lake, 20km
  • Dumbell Lake, 20km
  • Macey Lake, 21km
  • Tank Lake, 23km
  • Shaw Lake, 24km
  • Sahanatien Lake, 28km
  • Lafarce Lake, 28km
  • Turtle Lake, 21km
  • Blue Lagoon, 28km
  • Hart Lake, 25km
  • Cognashene Lake, 27km