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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 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.

Notes

  • Listed below are the Populated Places in this district, according to the Gazetteer of Canada: Ontario of 1962.[1]  This gazetteer is used for the sources of locations or Populated Places in the Family History Library Catalog for the Province of Ontario.
  • If you wish the current division, where your Populated Place now exists, check the Canadian Geogrpahical Names Data Base listed above.

Populated Places Table

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POPULATED PLACE

FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE

FHL CATALOG

WIKIPEDIA

 Aberdeen   Additional Township   Link   Link
 Batchewana        Link   Link
 Blind River         Link   Link
 Bright    Township   Link   Link
 Bruce Mines        Link   Link
 Cloudslee       Link   Link
 Day   Township   Link   Link
 Desbarats       Link   Link
 Fenwick    Township   Link   Link
 Fisher   Township   Link   Link
 Galbraith   Township    Link   Link
 Garden River       Link   Link
 Goudreau        Link   Link
 Goulais Bay         Link   Link
 Goulais River        Link   Link 
 Gros Cap        Link   Link
 Hawk Junction        Link   Link
 Hilton Beach        Link   Link
 Hilton   Township   Link   Link
 Hunt   Township   Link   Link
 Iron Bridge       Link   Link
 Jocelyn     Township    Link   Link
 Johnson   Township   Link   Link
 Kirkwood   Township   Link   Link
 Korah   Township   Link   Link
 Laird   Township   Link   Link
 MacDonald   Township   Link   Link
 Michipicoten       Link   Link
 Michipicoten Island        Link   Link
 Missanabi       Link   Link
 Parkinson    Township   Link   Link
 Plummer   Township   Link   Link
 Poplar Dale       Link   Link
 Prince    Township   Link   Link
 Rock Lake       Link   Link
 Rydal Bank        Link   Link
 Sault St. Marie        Link   Link
 Searchmont       Link   Link
 Spanish Station        Link   Link
 St. Joseph Island        Link   Link
 St. Joseph     Township   Link   Link
 Steelton       Link   Link  
 Sylvan Valley         Link   Link
 Tarbutt   Additional Township   Link   Link
 Tarentorus   Township    Link   Link
 Thessalon       Link   Link
 Thompson    Township    Link   Link
 Walford       Link   Link
 Wawa       Link   Link
 Wells   Township   Link   Link
 Wharncliffe       Link   Link
 White River       Link   Link
 ANY NEW LOCATIONS IN FHL CATALOG???       Link  

Additional Places in Ontario

BRANT COUNTY: Populated Places Table BRUCE COUNTY: Populated Places Table

CARLETON COUNTY: Populated Places Table COCHRANE DISTRICT: Populated Places Table

DUFFERIN COUNTY: Populated Places Table DUNDAS COUNTY: Populated Places Table DURHAM COUNTY: Populated Places Table

References

  1. Gazetteer of Canada. Ontario, (Ottawa, Ontario: Geographical Branch, Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1962). FHL book 971.3 E5c

 

 

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