English River, Ontario

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Coordinates: 49°13′36″N 90°57′56″W / 49.22667°N 90.96556°W / 49.22667; -90.96556
English River
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Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northwestern Ontario
Districts Kenora, Thunder Bay
Elevation 463 m (1,519 ft)
Coordinates 49°13′36″N 90°57′56″W / 49.22667°N 90.96556°W / 49.22667; -90.96556
Timezone Central (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) Central (UTC-5)
Area code 807
Location of English River in Ontario

English River is an unincorporated place on the border of geographic Corman Township,[1] Kenora District and the Unorganized Part of Thunder Bay District in Northwestern Ontario, Canada.[2] It was a Hudson's Bay Company trading post between 1894 and 1911,[3] and is located where Ontario Highway 17 crosses the English River at its confluence with the Scotch River.

English River is also the name of a nearby railway point, 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) to the southwest and wholly within Corman Township, Kenora District (49°10′27″N 90°51′41″W / 49.17417°N 90.86139°W / 49.17417; -90.86139),[4] constructed as part of the Canadian Pacific Railway transcontinental main line.[5]


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