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Welcome to Fenelon Falls ...

While we don't have a date for the founding of Fenelon Falls, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1874.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Fenelon Falls: Named after Francois de Salignac de La Mothe-Fenelon (1641-1715). You should be careful not to confuse him with his more famous half brother, who had the same name. His brother was a theologian, poet and French Roman Catholic Archbishop, who was more commonly known as Father Francois Fenelon (1651-1715).

Fenelon Falls is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Fenelon Falls 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).

Note: If you travel east from Fenelon Falls, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for Fenelon Falls: (705) & (249)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Fenelon Falls: K0M<3>

Communities near Fenelon Falls ...

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

  • Kawartha Lakes
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Camp Kagawong
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
  • Fell
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fell
  • Hickory Beach
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Rosedale
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosedale
  • Sandy Point
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Sturgeon Point
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Verulam Park
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Baddow
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baddow
  • Cedar Glen
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fenelon Falls ...

Looking for more information about Fenelon Falls? 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 Fenelon Falls, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fenelon Falls.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fenelon Falls - 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 Fenelon Falls, 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 Fenelon Falls). 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 Fenelon Falls or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


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