Myrtle Station, Ontario

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Myrtle Station
Unincorporated community
Coordinates: 44°00′30″N 78°57′54″W / 44.00833°N 78.96500°W / 44.00833; -78.96500
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Regional municipality Durham
Town Whitby
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Forward sortation area L0B 1A0
Area code(s) 905 and 289
NTS Map 031D02
GNBC Code FDLLA

Myrtle Station is a community in the Town of Whitby, Durham Region, Ontario, Canada.

Myrtle Station is located approximately one kilometre north of the community of Myrtle. In 1884, the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) built a rail line between Toronto and Montreal through the area. A railway station was constructed and the community that grew in the vicinity was known as Myrtle Station. The community was originally part of Whitby Township and became part of the Town of Whitby when the two municipalities amalgamated in 1968. From 1994 until 2004 Myrtle Station hosted the annual Grasstock music and arts festival.

The CPR line remains, but now ends in Havelock.

References[edit]

  • Commemorating 100 Years of Peace, Plenty, Progress in the County of Ontario. 1955.

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Coordinates: 44°00′30″N 78°57′54″W / 44.00833°N 78.96500°W / 44.00833; -78.96500