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Although we found mention of Harstone during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer.




As far as we can tell, Harstone has not been included in past StatCan census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Harstone, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2006
Population<2>
DirectionDistance<3>
 Thunder Bay109,140   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
 Neebing2,184   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
 Grand Portage (MN)575   S   29 miles [46.7 km]

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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 north past Harstone and then turned east". While Harstone could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Harstone 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 where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Harstone 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.

Since confusion between is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Ontario community named Harstone.

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<2>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Harstone 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Harstone. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Harstone) 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 Harstone. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Harstone

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harstone. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3622, Longitude: -89.6247     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Harstone.