Dunchurch, Ontario

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Coordinates: 45°39′N 79°51′W / 45.650°N 79.850°W / 45.650; -79.850
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Census Division Parry Sound District
Municipality Whitestone
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Postal Code P0A 1G0
Area code(s) 705

Dunchurch is a community in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the municipality of Whitestone in Parry Sound District.


In 1873, the community was give the name Newcombe. To avoid confusion with similarly named places in the province, in 1877 postmaster George Kelcey renamed it after his birthplace in Warwickshire, England. [3]

External links[edit]

  • Township Website


  1. ^ "Post Office Locator - Dunchurch, Ontario". Canada Post. Retrieved 2008-06-09. 
  2. ^ "CO Code Status". Canadian Numbering Administrator. Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2008-06-09. 
  3. ^ Rayburn, Alan (1997). Place names of Ontario. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. p. 98. ISBN 0-8020-7207-0. Retrieved 16 October 2017. 

Coordinates: 45°39′N 79°51′W / 45.65°N 79.85°W / 45.65; -79.85