Brome County: Populated Places Table

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Canada Gotoarrow.png Quebec Gotoarrow.png Brome County

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



Abercorn       Link   Link
Adamsville         Link    Link
Bolton    Canton     Link    Link
Bolton-Centre         Link   Link
Bolton-Est        Link     Link
Bolton-Ouest        Link    Link
Bolton-Sud           Link
Brigham         Link     Link
Brome         Link   Link
Brome     Canton    Link   Link
Brome-Corner               Link
Brome-Ouest        Link    Link
Bromont           Link   Link
Dunkin          Link   Link
East-Bolton            Link 
East-Farnham        Link   Link
Eastman        Link     Link
Farnham    Canton    Link    Link
Farnham Centre       Link   Link
Glen-Sutton         Link    Link
Iron-Hill         Link    Link
Lac-Brome        Link    Link
Mansonville         Link    Link
Potton    Canton    Link  Link
Potton-Ouest            Link
Saint-Étienne-de-Bolton        Link     Link
Shefford-Ouest           Link
South-Bolton        Link    Link
Sutton          Link    Link
Sutton    Canton    Link   Link
Sutton Flat         Link   Link
West Bolton         Link  Link
West Brome         Link   Link
West Potton        Link   Link
West Shefford         Link   Link


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