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Gilchrist     (Dispersed Rural Community)    
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Geographic*: Oro Township, Simcoe County

Quote taken fron Simcoe Co. genealogyu list: According to 'Place Names of Ontario" by Alan Reyburn, Gilchrist is located about 10 km north east of Barrie, Simcoe County, Ontario. It was named in 1891 for Henry Gilchrist . who served as its postmaster until 1910, when it was closed.

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