Dunchurch, Ontario

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Dunchurch
Town
Dunchurch ON.JPG
Coordinates: 45°39′N 79°51′W / 45.650°N 79.850°W / 45.650; -79.850
CountryCanada
ProvinceOntario
Census DivisionParry Sound District
MunicipalityWhitestone
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Postal Code
P0A 1G0
Area code(s)705
[1][2]

Dunchurch is a community in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in the municipality of Whitestone in Parry Sound District.

History[edit]

In 1873, the community was give the name Newcombe. To avoid confusion with similarly named places in the province, in 1877 postmaster George Kelcey renamed it after his birthplace in Warwickshire, England.[3]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Post Office Locator - Dunchurch, Ontario". Canada Post. Retrieved 2008-06-09.
  2. ^ "CO Code Status". Canadian Numbering Administrator. Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2008-06-09.
  3. ^ Rayburn, Alan (1997). Place names of Ontario. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. p. 98. ISBN 0-8020-7207-0. Retrieved 16 October 2017.

Coordinates: 45°39′N 79°51′W / 45.65°N 79.85°W / 45.65; -79.85