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Phone : (519) 881-2230
Your Host(s) : Canada Post Walkerton

Walkerton, ON (Nearby: Formosa, Mildmay, Cargill, Chepstow, Hanover)

100 Scott
Walkerton, Ontario
N0G 1J0

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

Description From Owner:
  • Pop. 4,752. In Brant T., Bruce C., on the Saugeen R. and C. Rd. 4, 77 km. SW of Owen Sound.
  • In 1849, William Jasper and Edward Boulton built the first house.
  • A year later, Joseph Walker built the first sawmill at the place then called Elgin.
  • The community developed on Walker's farm lots and its name was changed to Walkerton. For nine years Walker tried to have it declared the county town.
  • Eventually he succeeded, and when Walkerton was incorporated as a town in 1871, Walker became the first mayor. In 2000, a deadly strain ofE. coli in the town's water system killed seven people and left another 2,300 seriously ill.

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  • Deemerton, 10km
  • Lake Rosalind, 9km
  • Cargill Siding, 10km
  • Greenock, 9km
  • Pearl Lake, 11km
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  • Moltke, 15km
  • Belmore, 19km
  • Teeswater, 18km
  • Bradley, Paisley area, 18km
  • Riversdale, 15km
  • Scone, 21km
  • Bieman's Corners, 18km
  • Lakelet, 21km
  • Lamlash, 17km
  • Gillies Hill, 23km
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  • Narva, 18km
  • Lauderbach, 20km
  • Louise, 21km
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  • Wingham Junction, 24km
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  • Ayton Siding, 19km
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  • Little Egypt, 19km
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  • Westford, 21km
  • Mulock, Hanover area, 21km
  • Glammis, 21km
  • Crawford, 23km
  • Peabody, 27km
  • Wroxeter, 29km
  • Williscroft, 29km
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Nearby Lakes:
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  • Ruhl Lake, 8km
  • Witter's Pond, 11km
  • Marl Lake, 9km
  • Lake Rosalind, 10km
  • Cargill Mill Pond, 11km
  • Pearl Lake, 11km
  • Mullin's Mill Pond, 10km
  • Dankert Lake, 12km
  • Metzger Pond, 12km
  • Plum Lake, 13km
  • Habermehl Lake, 14km
  • Westfall's Lake, 14km
  • Schmidt Lake, 14km
  • Bester Lake, 14km
  • Meyer Lake, 16km
  • Lakelet Lake, 20km
  • Blind Lake, 20km
  • Allan Park Trout Pond, 18km
  • Copps Lake, 21km
  • McGlinn Lake, 19km
  • Cunningham Lake, 19km
  • McDonald Lake, 20km
  • Boyd Lake, 22km
  • Louise Lake, 23km
  • Bluewater Lakes, 22km
  • Binns Lake, 22km
  • North Louise Lake, 23km
  • Wroxeter Mill Pond, 29km
  • McFarlane Lake, 22km
  • Clam Lake, 21km
  • Hodgins Lake, 22km
  • Silver Lake, 22km
  • McLean Lake, 25km
  • Gordon Lake, 24km
  • Welbeck Mill Pond, 27km
  • Hayes Lake, 26km
  • Wraith's Lake, 28km
  • Harrison Lake, 30km
  • Anderson Lake, 30km
  • McCormick Lake, 28km
  • Statters Lake, 27km
  • McCullough Lake, 32km
  • Mountain Lake, 30km
  • Ballinafad Lake, 29km
  • Brotske Lake, 34km
  • Minkes Lake, 33km
  • Tobermory Lake, 29km
  • Stewart Lakes, 34km
  • Purvis Lake, 32km