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Loretto, Ontario

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Welcome to Loretto ...

Time Zone: Loretto lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).

Loretto is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (289)<1>, (365) & (905).

The Canadian Postal Code for Loretto: L0G<2>

Communities near Loretto ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Ballycroy - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Beeton   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Black Horse   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Caledon   [Map]   57,050   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Lucille   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Mono   [Map]   7,071   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Loretto.

Communities Also Named Loretto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Loretto - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Loretto.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Loretto. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Loretto:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Loretto ...

Looking for more information about Loretto? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Loretto? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Loretto, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Loretto.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Loretto. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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About Ontario

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Loretto. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The Panormaio photo collection might have pictures for the area around Loretto:

Footnotes ...

<1>Of the area codes for Loretto, area code (289, 365) is an overlay. For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Loretto.

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<2>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Loretto, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Loretto). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Loretto or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning at Loretto. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Loretto) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Loretto. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Loretto

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loretto. The point that we use is located at the coordinates of 44.0483, -79.8903   [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Loretto were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Loretto.


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