Hudson, Kenora District

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This article is about a community in Sioux Lookout, Ontario. For the township in Timiskaming District, Ontario, see Hudson, Ontario.
Coordinates: 50°05′28″N 92°10′08″W / 50.09111°N 92.16889°W / 50.09111; -92.16889
Hudson
Rolling Portage
Settlement
Hudson ON 1.JPG
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northwestern Ontario
District Kenora
Municipality Sioux Lookout
Elevation 372 m (1,220 ft)
Coordinates 50°05′28″N 92°10′08″W / 50.09111°N 92.16889°W / 50.09111; -92.16889
Timezone Central Time Zone (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) Central Time Zone (UTC-5)
Postal code FSA P0V
Area code 807
Location of Hudson in Ontario

Hudson is an unincorporated place and community in the municipality of Sioux Lookout, Kenora District in northwestern Ontario, Canada.[1][2] It is located on Lost Lake on the English River in the Nelson River drainage basin.

History[edit]

Hudson was originally called Rolling Portage and the first post office was established there in 1919.

Transportation[edit]

Hudson is on the Canadian National Railway transcontinental main line,[3] between Webster to the west and Pelican to the east, and is passed but not served by Via Rail transcontinental Canadian trains.

It is also the western terminus of Ontario Highway 664, which connects to Ontario Highway 72 southwest of the town centre of Sioux Lookout.

Media[edit]

Radio[edit]

Hudson is the location of two radio station repeaters: CBQW 1340, a repeater of CBQT-FM, CBC Radio One in Thunder Bay, and CKDR-1 1450, a repeater of CKDR-FM in Dryden.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hudson". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. http://www4.rncan.gc.ca/search-place-names/unique.php?id=FBPHV&output=xml. Retrieved 2011-08-15.
  2. ^ "Sioux Lookout Boundary Map" (PDF). Town of Sioux Lookout. October 2010. Retrieved 2011-08-15. 
  3. ^ Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (2010-01-01) (PDF). Map 13 (Map). 1 : 1,600,000. Official road map of Ontario. http://www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/traveller/map/images/pdf/northont/sheets/Map13.pdf. Retrieved 2011-08-15.

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