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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

1 2 3 4 5


FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE



 Assiginack     Township    Link   Link
 Britt        Link   Link
 Burk's Falls        Link Link
 Callander        Link   Link
 Foley   Township     Link
 Hagerman   Township   Link   Link
 Kearney       Link   Link
 Manitowaning         Link   Link
 McMurrich    Township    Link   Link
 Nipissing   Township    Link Link
 Parry Sound       Link Link
 Powassan       Link  Link
 Rosseau          Link   Link
 Ryerson     Township    Link   Link
 Sand Lake       Link   Link
 Strong   Township   Link Link
 Sundridge      Link  Link
 Trout Creek        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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