Dundas County: Populated Places Tables

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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



 Brinston       Link   Link
 Chesterville        Link     Link
 Dundela        Link    Link
 Elma        Link   Link
 Grantley       Link     Link
 Hallville       Link     Link
 Inkerman       Link   Link
 Mariatown         Link    Link
 Matilda     Township   Link    Link
 Melvin         Link   Link
 Morewood             Link   Link
 Morrisburg       Link    Link
 Mountain           Link   Link
 Mountain      Township    Link    Link
 North Williamsburg         Link    Link 
 Ormond       Link   Link
 Pleasant Valley         Link     Link
 Reid Mills         Link     Link
 Riverside Heights        Link   Link
 Rowena         Link   Link
 South Mountain         Link   Link
 Williamsburg        Link   Link
 Williamsburgh   Township    Link   Link
 Winchester         Link     Link
 Winchester Springs         Link   Link
 Winchester     Township    Link   Link


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