Fenwick, Ontario

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Fenwick
Unincorporated community
Canboro Road in Fenwick
Canboro Road in Fenwick
Coordinates: 43°1′29″N 79°21′40″W / 43.02472°N 79.36111°W / 43.02472; -79.36111Coordinates: 43°1′29″N 79°21′40″W / 43.02472°N 79.36111°W / 43.02472; -79.36111
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Regional municipality Niagara
City Pelham
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Forward sortation area L0S 1C0
Area code(s) 905 and 289
NTS Map 030M03
GNBC Code FBDWH

Fenwick is a community in the Canadian province of Ontario, in the town of Pelham. It is located in the Niagara Region. Welland is the closest city center.

Contents

  • 1 History
  • 2 See also
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links

History[edit]

The community was named in 1853. The name probably comes from Fenwick, East Ayrshire in Scotland, which was the birthplace of Dr. John Fraser, who was reeve of Pelham Township at the time.[1]

See also[edit]

  • List of communities in Ontario

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rayburn, Alan (1997). Place names of Ontario. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0-8020-7207-0. Retrieved 13 October 2017. 

External links[edit]

  • Fenwick at Geographical Names of Canada