Dunchurch, Ontario

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Dunchurch
Town
Dunchurch ON.JPG
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
[1][2]

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

History[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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