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Welcome to Point Edward ...

A typical abbreviation for Point Edward: Pt. Edward

The village of Point Edward is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Point Edward 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 Point Edward: (519) & (226)<2>

The Canadian Postal Codes for Point Edward: N7T, N7V<3>

Websites for Point Edward ...

Official Website:

Communities Also Named Point Edward ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Point Edward - they are located in Nova Scotia and Ontario.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Point Edward.

Communities near Point Edward ...

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

  • Marysville
  • Plympton-Wyoming
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plympton-Wyoming
    • Plympton-Wyoming lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Point Edward.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plympton-Wyoming came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plympton-Wyoming
  • Saint Clair
  • Petrolia
  • Lexington
  • Emmett
  • Blackwell
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackwell
    • Blackwell lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Point Edward.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackwell came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackwell
  • Lucasville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucasville
    • Lucasville lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Point Edward.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucasville
  • Sparlingville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sparlingville
    • Sparlingville lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Point Edward.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparlingville
  • Wadhams
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wadhams
    • Wadhams lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Point Edward.
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wadhams have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadhams

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Point Edward. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Point Edward.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Point Edward. See our Newspapers Page for Point Edward.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Point Edward ...

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

Adding Point Edward to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Point Edward was on a map titled Road Map for Ontario (from Shell Oil, 1955).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Point Edward.

The official website for Point Edward:

The official website for Province of Ontario:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Point Edward - 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 Point Edward). 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 Point Edward 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Point Edward) 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 Point Edward. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Point EdwardOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Point Edward. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.0000, Longitude: -82.4000    
<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.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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