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Welcome to Sarnia ...



When the people of Sarnia refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Sarnian<1>

The city of Sarnia is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Sarnia 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 Sarnia: (519) and (226)<3>

Websites for Sarnia ...

Official Website:   www.sarnia.ca/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.sarnialambtonchamber.com/

Communities near Sarnia ...

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

  • Marysville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marysville
    • Marysville is located in Saint Clair County (MI)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,649 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marysville <4>
  • Plympton-Wyoming
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plympton-Wyoming came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plympton-Wyoming
  • Saint Clair
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Petrolia
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Marine City
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marine City
    • Marine City is located in Saint Clair County (MI)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,035 people
    • Former names for Marine City:
    • Cottrellville
    • Marine
    • Newport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marine City <4>
  • Oil Springs
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Emmett
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmett
    • Emmett is located in Saint Clair County (MI)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 259 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmett <4>
  • Blackwell
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackwell came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackwell
  • Froomfield
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Froomfield came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Froomfield
  • Gardendale
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gardendale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardendale
    • Gardendale is located in Saint Clair County (MI)

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 Sarnia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sarnia.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sarnia ...

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

The official website for Sarnia: www.sarnia.ca/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Sarnia refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Sarnia may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sarnia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (226) is an overlay for area code (519).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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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