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Established about 1900 as a lumbering camp. 1"The post office, which was opened in 1905, was called Earlton by the first postmaster after his son, Earl Brasher. The name was soon applied to the community, which adopted it permanently"
2Settlement began in 1900 when "a group of pioneers, mostly from York County in Southern Ontario, arrived in the area to cut timer for saw logs". Further settlement arrived with the railway in 1904.
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