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How Each Column Helps You With Your Research

1. POPULATED PLACE column: names the "populated place" or "location" of interest.

2. FORMER NAME, if applicable column: if the location was known by another name, it is listed here (a year of name change is given, if known).

3. TYPE column: gives type of location (i.e. village, town, city, etc.) - the size definition varies per province.

4. FHL CATALOG column: links to the "catagories of sources" available in the Family History Library for this populated place or location.

5. WIKIPEDIA column: links to background information regarding this location or its county if Wikipedia does not have an article for that specific place.

Useful Websites

  • Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) - gives brief information about a place, including historic names/places. For historic information, scroll to #3, and click Formerly Official, also try with All.
  • Google Maps - shows the whereabouts of places on a map.
  • Google Images - shows pictures/photos/old maps (sometimes) of a place.
  • WorldCat - shows sources (books, maps, etc.) at various libraries/repositories, etc. for a place.


  • Listed below are the populated places in this district, according to the Répertoire toponymique du Québec, 1978.[1] This gazetteer is used as the source of locations or populated places in the Family History Library Catalog for the Province of Québec.
  • If you wish the current division, where your Populated Place now exists, check the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base listed above.

Populated Places Table

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FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE



Angus          Link
Ascot-Corner         Link  Link
Birchton         Link   Link
Blandford         Link  Link
Brookbury        Link  Link
Bulwer        Link   Link
Bury        Link  Link
Bury     Canton    Link   Link
Canterbury         Link   Link
Chartierville         Link Link
Clifton       Canton    Link  Link
Compton       Link  Link
Compton       Canton    Link   Link
Cookshire          Link  Link
Ditton    Canton    Link    Link 
East-Angus        Link Link
Eaton        Link    Link
Eaton    Canton    Link    Link
Eaton Corner       Link   Link
Emberton     Canton     Link   Link
Gould        Link  Link
Hampden   Canton     Link  Link
Hereford   Canton     Link    Link
Island-Brook        Link    Link
Johnville        Link   Link
La Patrie        Link  Link
Lingwick   Canton     Link  Link
Martinville        Link Link
Moes-River        Link    Link
Newport    Canton     Link Link
Paquetteville         Link
Robinson            Link
Saint-Malo       Link  Link
Saint-Venant-de-Hereford        Link   Link
Sainte-Edwidge-de-Clifton        Link    Link
Sand-Hill        Link   Link
Sawyerville        Link Link
Scotstown         Link  Link
Waterville         Link  Link
Westbury     Canton     Link Link


  1. Répertoire toponymique du Québec, 1978, (Québec, Québec : Éditeur officiel, c1979 ). FHL book 971.4 E5r



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