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Welcome to Hilton Beach ...

A typical abbreviation for Hilton Beach: Hilton Bch.

From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Hilton Beach had a population of 172 people.<1>

The village of Hilton Beach was settled circa 1860s.

Hilton Beach was originally named Marksville.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Hilton Beach: Originally named Marksville after John Marks, who operated the first Post Office. The name was changed to Hilton Beach on June 1, 1921.

The community of Hilton Beach is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Hilton Beach 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 Hilton Beach: (705) & (249)<3>

The Canadian Postal Code for Hilton Beach: P0R<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Hilton Beach had a population of 172 people.

With a 2006 count of 172 people, the population of Hilton Beach decreased 1.15% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 174 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hilton Beach.

Communities near Hilton Beach ...

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 you drove it.<5>.

Community   2006
Population
DirectionDistance
De Tour Village (MI)   [Map]   ---   S   18 miles [29 km]
Bruce Mines   [Map]   584   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Bruce Station   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Carterton   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Desbarats   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Harmony   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

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 Hilton Beach. 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 Hilton Beach.

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

Websites for Hilton Beach ...

Official Website: www.hiltonbeach.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hilton Beach ...

Looking for more information about Hilton Beach? 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 Hilton Beach, 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 Hilton Beach.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding 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) Hilton Beach. 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
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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The official website for Hilton Beach: www.hiltonbeach.com/

The official website for Province of Ontario: www.ontario.ca/



Footnotes ...

<1>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Hilton Beach 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 Hilton Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (249) is an overlay for area code (705). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Hilton Beach.

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<4>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)'. 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 Hilton Beach). 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 Hilton Beach or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Hilton Beach. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hilton Beach) 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 Hilton Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hilton Beach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hilton Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2574, Longitude: -83.8897     [Map].

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Hilton Beach.