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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.


  • 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 Geographical Names Data Base listed above.

Populated Places Table

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FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE



 Baldoon      Link   Link
 Blenheim        Link   Link
 Botany        Link
 Bothwell        Link   Link
 Camden   Township    Link   Link
 Cedar Springs       Link   Link
 Chatham       Link   Link
 Chatham   Township     Link   Link
 Clachan       Link   Link
 Dawn Mills        Link   Link
 Dover      Township     Link   Link
 Dresden      Link   Link
 Erie Beach          Link   Link
 Fairfield         Link   Link
 Grande Pointe        Link   Link 
 Guilds      Link   Link
 Harwich   Township   Link     Link
 Highgate       Link   Link
 Howard   Township   Link   Link
 Lindsley         Link   Link
 Louisville        Link   Link
 Merlin        Link   Link
 Moraviantown       Link   Link
 New Fairfield        Link   Link
 North Buxton        Link   Link
 Orford     Township    Link   Link
 Paincourt       Link   Link
 Palmyra      Link   Link
 Raleigh   Township  Link     Link
 Ridgetown      Link   Link
 Romney    Township     Link   Link
 Stevenson       Link   Link
 Thamesville        Link   Link
 Tilbury        Link   Link
 Tilbury East    Township     Link   Link
 Troy       Link   Link
 Tupperville       Link   Link
 Turin        Link   Link
 Wabash        Link   Link
 Wallaceburg        Link   Link
 Wheatley          Link   Link  
 Zone     Township     Link   Link


  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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