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Located on the Eel River, 3.93 km NNE of Scott Siding: Woodstock Parish, Carleton County: PO Porton 1892-1904 with John Porter as first postmaster: Porter and Dickinson families were some of the first families to settle in the area: in 1898 Porton was a small settlement with 1 post office and a population of 50: Porten Settlement became part of Riceville.

Latitude : 45° 57'

Longitude : 67° 32'

County : Carleton

Parish : Woodstock

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Springfield 3.71 0° N
Dow Settlement 3.87 90° E
Dowville 3.87 90° E
Low Settlement 3.87 90° E
Scott Siding 3.93 199° SSW
Whalen Hill 4.29 244° WSW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.