Woodstock Fun Facts
Woodstock's official website is http://www.city.woodstock.on.ca/
The woodstock served as the first market, first fire hall, community hall, and lockup for the town, and was the location of the world-famous Birchall-Benwell murder trial in 1890.
The woodstock is designed to benefit water quality downstream during dry summer conditions and provide year round flood control capability to protect downstream communities.
Woodstock is in the Eastern Time Zone.
The woodstock closed its doors in 1996, and since then all buildings have been demolished except for part of the powerhouse, now the Sally Creek Bistro, and the mess hall which has been converted into a community centre for Sally Creek.
The Woodstock Airport is located 2.5 nautical miles (4.6 km) west of Woodstock.
List of airports near Woodstock:
- Woodstock Airport
Woodstock was first settled by European-colonists and United Empire Loyalists in 1800, starting with Zacharias Burtch and Levi Luddington, and became a town in 1851.
Population of Woodstock was 35,480.
Sample list of newspapers published in Woodstock:
Woodstock was incorporated as a town in 1851 and had its first town meeting in the Royal Pavilion Hotel.
Woodstock is about 43.79 square kilometers with a population of 35,480.
The woodstock is located on the former sit of McIntosh Mill Pond.
Sample list of famous people who were born in Woodstock:
- John Gofton ( Ice hockey player and Actor )
- Domonique Danielle ( Actor )
- Mary Bothwell ( Classical Vocalist, Painter and Singer )
- Cara Duff-MacCormick ( Actor )
- Paul Nicholls ( Actor )
- Shirley Meier ( Writer )
- Steven Naylor ( Musician, Composer and Teacher )
- Garth Turner ( Writer )
- Kevin Zegers ( Actor, Model and Voice Actor )
- Andrea Roth ( Actor )
- Thomas Dufferin Pattullo
- John Wesley Fry
- George Owen Johnson ( Pilot )
- Larry Mavety ( Coach )
- Don Coles ( Poet and Novelist )
- Wally Nesbitt
- Wallace Nesbitt ( Judge )
- Robert William Weir Carrall
- John Millar
- Malcolm Smith Schell
- Thomas Kearns
- Isabel Mackay
- Pat Sobeski
- Jake Muzzin ( Ice hockey player )
- Ric McIver
- Dave MacQueen ( Coach )
- Hugh Farthing
- Anne Harris
- Patrick Muttart
- David Naylor ( Physician and Professor )
- Norman E. Cook
- Bruce Halliday
- Cody Sol ( Ice hockey player )
- Charles B. Tripp
- Jeff Zehr
- Lyle Estill
- Victoria Stafford
- Doug Shelton
- Wesley Killing ( Figure Skater )
- Ted Long
Woodstock's geo-coordinates are 43.1306° N, 80.7467° W.
Woodstock is located in Ontario, Canada.
subsidiary, announced that it will be the first Japanese truck manufacturer to build its vehicles in Canada with a new Woodstock plant slated to begin production in April 2006, in the former General Seating plant in the Pattullo Ridge Business Park near Highway 401 and Highway 59.
For provincial and federal elections, Woodstock is included in the riding of Oxford.