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Highway 6
Garafraxa Road
Route information
Length 472.4 km (293.5 mi)
Existed June 1920–present
Major junctions
South end St. Patrick Street - Port Dover
   Highway 3 – Jarvis
 Highway 403 – Ancaster
 Highway 401 – Morriston
 Highway 7 – Guelph
 Highway 89 – Mount Forest
 Highway 10 – Chatsworth
  Highway 21 / Highway 26 – Owen Sound
North end  Highway 17 – McKerrow
Major cities: Hamilton, Guelph, Owen Sound
Towns: Port Dover, Jarvis, Hagersville, Caledonia, Ancaster, Aberfoyle, Fergus, Arthur, Mount Forest, Durham, Chatsworth, Shallow Lake, Wiarton, Tobermory, Little Current, Espanola
Highway system
  • Ontario provincial highways
Highway 5 Highway 7

Ontario Highway 6 is a provincial highway in Ontario, Canada. It is 472.4 kilometers (293.5 miles) long. It starts in the community of Port Dover and ends at the Trans-Canada Highway (Ontario Highway 17) in Baldwin, Ontario. The highway is divided into two parts. A ferry runs between one end in Tobermory, on the northern tip of the Bruce Peninsula, and the other in Tehkummah, on Manitoulin Island.

Work on the highway started in 1919 and was finished in 1923.

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