Village of Oil Springs


Living in Oil Springs

Oil Springs was founded in the year 1865. It was originally called “Black Creek.” It was changed to Oil Springs in 1858, due to the finding of oil. In the same year, Charles Oliver Fairbank was born in Niagara Falls. Also in the same year, James Miller Williams started to produce oil in the Village and refine it.

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Average Temperatures

Season Average Maximum Average Minimum
Summer 26°C 16°C
Winter 0°C -2°C

Travel Times

Destination Time
Average time to Toronto 2h 55 min
Average time to Detroit 1h 35 min