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Welcome to Palmerston ...

Palmerston was established in 1875.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Palmerston: Named in honour of Henry John Temple (1784-1865), the third Viscount of Palmerston.

Palmerston is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Palmerston 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 Palmerston: (519) & (226)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Palmerston: N0G<3>

Communities near Palmerston ...

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

  • Minto
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    • Minto lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Palmerston.
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  • Harriston
  • Clifford
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    • Clifford lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Palmerston.
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  • Glenlee
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    • Glenlee lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Palmerston.
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  • Teviotdale
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    • Teviotdale lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Palmerston.
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  • Trecastle
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    • Trecastle lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Palmerston.
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  • Brotherston
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    • Brotherston lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Palmerston.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brotherston came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
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  • Gowanstown
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    • Gowanstown lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Palmerston.
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  • Wallace
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    • Wallace lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Palmerston.
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  • Harriston Junction
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    • Harriston Junction lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Palmerston.
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palmerston ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Palmerston - 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)'. 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 Palmerston). 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 Palmerston 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Palmerston) 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 Palmerston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PalmerstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palmerston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8341, Longitude: -80.8472    
<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 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.




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