A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Kingston ...
The city of Kingston is located on the west bank of the Saint Lawrence River.
When the people of Kingston refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Kingstonian<1>
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Kingston had a population of 117,207 people.<2>
Kingston is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Kingston 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 Kingston: (613) & (343)<4>
The Canadian Postal Code for Kingston: K7K<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Kingston had a population of 117,207 people.
The population of Kingston represents 0.96% of the population of Ontario (which had 12,160,282 people at that time), making it Ontario's 19th most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 117,207 people, the population of Kingston increased 2.64% from the 2001 StatCan census (which had a count of 114,195 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Kingston.
Communities near Kingston ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Kingston.
Communities Also Named Kingston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 55 communities that are also named Kingston - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas (2), California, Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Kingston.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Kingston:
Websites for Kingston ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kingston ...
Looking for more information about Kingston? 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 Kingston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kingston.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Kingston: www.cityofkingston.ca/
The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/
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This page was last modified: 16 Jun 2019