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Welcome to Thornhill ...

Thornhill is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Thornhill 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).

Area Codes for Thornhill: (289)<2>, (365) and (905)

We know of 9 communities that are also named Thornhill. Our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Thornhill contains a list of those communities.

If you are thinking about a trip to the Thornhill area, you can find travel information (such as hotels, restaurants and reviews) by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thornhill.

Communities near Thornhill ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Thornhill and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2006<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Aurora   [Map]     47,629   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brampton   [Map]     433,806   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Concord   [Map]     ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Markham   [Map]     261,573   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mississauga   [Map]     668,549   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Newmarket   [Map]     74,295   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Thornhill.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Thornhill. We make it easy to see a Google satellite image of the cemetery.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Thornhill:

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Thornhill. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Thornhill. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.


The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Thornhill:

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thornhill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Of the area codes for Thornhill, area code (289, 365) is an overlay. For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Thornhill.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Thornhill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, private property - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Thornhill) 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 Thornhill. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Thornhill

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<4>Unless noted otherwise, the population counts we use should be considered estimates. Our population values for Thornhill were taken from various sources and although they can be traced back to Statistics Canada (StatCan), they should not be considered official.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Thornhill.



 
 
 

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