Winthrop, Ontario

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Winthrop is a very small village located on the southeastern part of Huron County, Ontario, Canada, where two county roads meet. It is within the Municipality of Huron East. Winthrop used to have a few shops, a general store, and a post office, which unfortunately is no longer in service.

Infamous Incidents[edit]

On 8 March 2010, an Ontario Provincial Police constable was shot in the head by a denizen of Sundridge and former denizen of Winthrop.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] "OPP officer shot in southwestern Ontario", The Toronto Star

Coordinates: 43°37′02″N 81°20′30″W / 43.61725°N 81.3417°W / 43.61725; -81.3417