A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Toronto ...
When the people of Toronto refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Torontonian<1>
The Lake Ontario city of Toronto was established in 1793 and was incorporated March 6, 1834.
Toronto is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Toronto 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).
Toronto is served by one (or more) of the following area codes: (416), (437)<3> and (647).
Websites for Toronto ...
Official Website: www.toronto.ca/
Chamber of Commerce: www.bot.com/
Junior League: www.jlt.org/
Adding Toronto 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.
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Toronto was on a map titled Road Map for Ontario (from Shell Oil, 1955).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Toronto on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Toronto ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Toronto - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, Prince Edward Island, South Dakota and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Toronto.
Communities near Toronto ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Toronto.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Toronto ...
Looking for more information about Toronto? 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 Toronto, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Toronto.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Toronto: www.toronto.ca/
The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/
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This page was last modified: 23 Sep 2021