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Aylmer, Ontario

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Welcome to Aylmer ...

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Aylmer had a population of 7,069 people.<1>

The origin (or the toponymy) of Aylmer: Named after Lord Matthew Whitworth-Aylmer (1775-1850), 5th Baron Aylmer - who served both as Governor General of British North America and Lieutenant Governor of Lower Canada.

The town of Aylmer is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Aylmer 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).

Area codes for Aylmer: (519) & (226)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Aylmer had a population of 7,069 people.

The population of Aylmer represents 0.06% of the total population of Ontario (which had 12,160,282 people at that time), making it Ontario's 125th most populous community.

With a 2006 count of 7,069 people, the population of Aylmer decreased 1.24% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 7,158 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Aylmer.

Communities near Aylmer ...

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.<4>.

Community   2006
Aylmer West   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Candyville   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Dunboyne   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ingersoll   [Map]   11,760   N   18 miles [29 km]
London   [Map]   352,395   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mount Salem   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Aylmer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Aylmer - they are located in Georgia, North Dakota and Quebec.

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

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 Aylmer. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

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

Websites for Aylmer ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aylmer ...

Looking for more information about Aylmer? 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 Aylmer, 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 Aylmer.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Aylmer. 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.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Aylmer 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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aylmer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (226) is an overlay for area code (519). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Aylmer.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Aylmer. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aylmer) 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 Aylmer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aylmer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aylmer. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7731, Longitude: -80.9831     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Aylmer.