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This article is about a province of central-east Canada, formerly known as Upper Canada and Canada West. For other uses, see the Ontario (disambiguation).

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Welcome to Ontario
There's no place like this

Parliament Hill on the Ottawa River.

Unique genealogical features:

Historical Counties and Districts

Current Ontario Counties, Districts, and Municipalities shows the most recent government divisions at the county or equivalent level.

Extinct Counties and Districts:  Addington County · Bothwell District · Brant County · Cardwell District · Carleton County · Dufferin County · Dundas County · Durham County · Frontenac County · Glengarry County · Grenville County · Haldimand County · Halton County · Kent County · Leeds County · Lennox County · Lincoln County · Monck District · Niagara District · Norfolk County · Ontario County · Patricia County · Peel County · Prescott County · Prince Edward County · Russell County · Stormont County · Sudbury Regional Municipality · Suffolk County · Victoria County · Welland County · Waterloo County · Wentworth County · York County

Major Repositories

Library and Archives Canada · Archives of Ontario · Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library · University of Western Ontario D. B. Weldon Library · American-Canadian Genealogical Society · Ontario Births and Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Migration Routes

Ottawa River · St. Lawrence River · Lake Champain · Lake Erie · Lake Huron · Lake Ontario · Lake Superior · Addinton Road · Bobcageon Road · Halifax Road or Grand Communication Route · Hastings Road · King's Road · Monck Road · Nipissing Road · Opeongo Line · Provincial Road · Talbot Trail · Chambly Canal · Erie Canal · Soo Locks · Canadian Pacific Railway

Research Tools

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A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:
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Did you know?

Registration of vital statistics began officially in Ontario on 1 July 1869 as a provincial responsibility. A substantially complete registration was achieved by 1930.

 

 

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