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Welcome to Arkwood ...

Although we found mention of Arkwood during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Arkwood was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

We've added Arkwood to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Arkwood, please Contact Us.




Time Zone: The area where we believe that Arkwood might be (or was) located is 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).

We believe that Arkwood would be found within the (519) & (226)<2> area codes.

Communities near Arkwood ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Arkwood and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   DirectionDistance
Botany   [Map]     E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chatham   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dawn Mills   [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kent Centre   [Map]     S   7 miles [11.3 km]
McKays Corners   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pinehurst   [Map]     SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

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 Arkwood. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arkwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arkwood ...

Looking for more information about Arkwood? 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 Arkwood? 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 Arkwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arkwood.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Arkwood and then turned east". While Arkwood could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Arkwood as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Arkwood could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<2>Area code (226) is an overlay for area code (519).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Arkwood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arkwood) 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 Arkwood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arkwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arkwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4814, Longitude: -82.1217     [Map].

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