Place:Red Rock, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

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NameRed Rock
TypeTown
Coordinates48.95°N 88.3°W
Located inThunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Red Rock is a township in Northwestern Ontario, Canada, located in the Thunder Bay District. The community of Red Rock sits on the shore of Lake Superior, about 10 miles west of the Nipigon River where it drains into Nipigon Bay on the north shore of Lake Superior. The population as of 2011 is 942.

During the Second World War, a prisoner of war camp was established here housing primarily German prisoners. Many men returned to work in the mill or surrounding woods after the war.

The Red Rock Folk Festival, held by the Live From the Rock Folk & Blues Society, is held each year.

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