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Welcome to Alliston ...

Alliston is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Alliston 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).

Telephone area codes for Alliston: (705) and (249)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Alliston: L9R<3>

Communities Also Named Alliston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Alliston - it's located in Prince Edward Island.

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

Communities near Alliston ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alliston.

  • Barrie
  • Mono
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mono
    • Mono lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Alliston
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mono came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mono
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mono<5>
  • Shelburne
  • Everett
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Everett
    • Everett lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alliston
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everett
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beeton
    • Colgan
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colgan
      • Colgan lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Alliston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colgan came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colgan
    • Egbert
    • Loretto
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loretto
      • Loretto lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Alliston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loretto
    • Mulmur
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mulmur
      • Mulmur lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Alliston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mulmur came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mulmur
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mulmur<5>
    • Rosemont
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosemont
      • Rosemont lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Alliston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosemont came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosemont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosemont<5>

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alliston ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Alliston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alliston.

Adding Alliston to Our Gazetteer ...

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Alliston was

We also found Alliston on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Ontario (1955).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alliston on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alliston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (249) is an overlay for area code (705).
<3>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 Alliston, 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 Alliston). 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 Alliston or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alliston) 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 Alliston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AllistonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alliston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.1500, Longitude: -79.8667    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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