dispersed rural community
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|Elevation||488 m (1,601 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern Time Zone)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (Eastern Time Zone)|
The community lies at the watershed divide between the Great Lakes Basin/Saint Lawrence River drainage basin and the Hudson Bay drainage basin, a fact highlighted by a Ontario Heritage Trust Blue Plaque. The Oskondaga River, on the Great Lakes basin side of the divide, begins at Raith.
The community is Ontario Highway 17, at this point part of the Trans-Canada Highway, between Upsala to the northwest and Shabaqua Corners to the south. There are also two railway lines: the Canadian Pacific Railway transcontinental main line, in operation; and the Canadian National Railway Graham Subdivision main line, originally built as part of the National Transcontinental Railway, now abandoned.
- "Raith". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2014-09-02.
- Taken from Google Earth at geographic coordinates, accessed 2014-09-02.
- "The Arctic Watershed". Ontario's Historical Plaques. Retrieved 2014-09-02.
- "Arctic Watershed, The". Online Plaque Guide. Ontario Heritage Trust. Retrieved 2014-09-02.
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