Superior Junction, Ontario

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Superior Junction
Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northwestern Ontario
District Kenora
Town Sioux Lookout
Elevation 364 m (1,194 ft)
Coordinates 50°05′52″N 91°46′40″W / 50.09778°N 91.77778°W / 50.09778; -91.77778Coordinates: 50°05′52″N 91°46′40″W / 50.09778°N 91.77778°W / 50.09778; -91.77778
Timezone Central Time Zone (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) Central Time Zone (UTC-5)
Postal code FSA P0V
Area code 807
Location of Superior Junction in Ontario

Superior Junction is a community in the town of Sioux Lookout, Kenora District in northwestern Ontario, Canada.[1][2] It is on the Marchington River downstream of Botsford Lake and upstream of the river's mouth at Abram Lake on the English River.


Superior Junction lies on the Canadian National Railway transcontinental main line,[3] between the centre of the town of Sioux Lookout to the west and Rosnel to the east, has a passing track, and is passed but not served by Via Rail transcontinental Canadian trains. It is also at the junction of a CN branch line that heads to and comes from Thunder Bay at the southeast; the next point on the line is Alcona.

Ontario Highway 642 crosses the Marchington River and CN main line at Superior Junction.


  1. ^ "Superior Junction". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2011-07-22. 
  2. ^ "Sioux Lookout Boundary Map" (PDF). Town of Sioux Lookout. October 2010. Retrieved 2011-07-22. 
  3. ^ Map 13 (PDF) (Map). 1 : 1,600,000. Official road map of Ontario. Ministry of Transportation of Ontario. 2010-01-01. Retrieved 2011-07-22.