Fenwick, Ontario

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Fenwick
Unincorporated community
Canboro Road in Fenwick
Canboro Road in Fenwick
Coordinates: 43°1′29″N 79°21′40″W / 43.02472°N 79.36111°W / 43.02472; -79.36111Coordinates: 43°1′29″N 79°21′40″W / 43.02472°N 79.36111°W / 43.02472; -79.36111
CountryCanada
ProvinceOntario
Regional municipalityNiagara
CityPelham
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Forward sortation areaL0S 1C0
Area code(s)905 and 289
NTS Map030M03
GNBC CodeFBDWH

Fenwick is a community in the Canadian province of Ontario, in the town of Pelham. It is located in the Niagara Region. Welland is the closest city center. Fenwick has a population of 1,500.

History[edit]

The community was named in 1853. The name probably comes from Fenwick, East Ayrshire in Scotland, which was the birthplace of Dr. John Fraser, who was reeve of Pelham Township at the time.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rayburn, Alan (1997). Place names of Ontario. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. ISBN 0-8020-7207-0. Retrieved 13 October 2017.

External links[edit]

  • Fenwick at Geographical Names of Canada