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Thornhill, Ontario

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 The location of Thornhill 

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Welcome to Thornhill ...

Thornhill is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Thornhill 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).

Thornhill is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (289)<2>, (365) & (905).

Communities near Thornhill ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Thornhill and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Aurora   [Map]   47,629   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brampton   [Map]   433,806   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Concord   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Markham   [Map]   261,573   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mississauga   [Map]   668,549   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Newmarket   [Map]   74,295   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Thornhill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Thornhill - they are located in Alabama (4), British Columbia, Kentucky, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Thornhill. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thornhill ...

Looking for more information about Thornhill? 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 Thornhill? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Thornhill, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Thornhill.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning 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) Thornhill. 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
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Thornhill:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thornhill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Of the area codes for Thornhill, area code (289, 365) is an overlay. For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Thornhill.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thornhill. The point that we use is located at the coordinates of 43.8000, -79.4167   [Map].

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Thornhill 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 Thornhill.


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