Acanthus, Ontario

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Acanthus
Settlement
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northeastern Ontario
District Nipissing
Part Nipissing, Unorganized South
Elevation 319 m (1,047 ft)
Coordinates 46°01′51″N 78°24′16″W / 46.03083°N 78.40444°W / 46.03083; -78.40444Coordinates: 46°01′51″N 78°24′16″W / 46.03083°N 78.40444°W / 46.03083; -78.40444
Timezone Eastern Time Zone (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) Eastern Time Zone (UTC-4)
Postal code FSA K0J
Area code 705, 249
Location of Acanthus in Ontario

Acanthus is an unincorporated place and former railway point in geographic Deacon Township in the Unorganized South Part of Nipissing District in northeastern Ontario, Canada.[1] Acanthus is located within Algonquin Provincial Park on Cedar Lake on the Petawawa River.

It lies on the now abandoned Canadian National Railway Beachburg Subdivision, a section of track that was originally constructed as the Canadian Northern Railway main line, between the divisional point Brent to the west and Odenback to the east; it had a passing track.

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