Welcome to Aylmer ...
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.<1>.
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).
Telephone area codes for Aylmer: (519) & (226)<2>
The Canadian Postal Code for Aylmer: N5H<3>
Websites for Aylmer ...
Official Website: www.aylmer.ca/
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.
Communities near Aylmer ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Aylmer.
- Saint Thomas
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tillsonburg
- Tillsonburg lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Aylmer
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tillsonburg came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Tillsonburg
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tillsonburg<5>
- Continue List (6 more) ...
- Aylmer West
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aylmer West
- Aylmer West lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Aylmer
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aylmer West came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Aylmer West
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aylmer West<5>
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunboyne
- Dunboyne lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Aylmer
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunboyne came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunboyne
- Mount Salem
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Salem
- Mount Salem lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Aylmer
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Salem came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Salem
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seville
- Seville lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Aylmer
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Seville
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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Aylmer, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Aylmer.
Adding Aylmer to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Aylmer was on a map titled Road Map for Ontario (from Shell Oil, 1955).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Aylmer on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Aylmer: www.aylmer.ca/
The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/
|<1>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aylmer - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
|<2>||Area code (226) is an overlay for area code (519).|
|<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 Aylmer, 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 Aylmer). 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 Aylmer 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- Aylmer) 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 Aylmer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AylmerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aylmer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.7731, Longitude: -80.9831 |
|<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.|