Glengarry County: Populated Places Tables

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CanadaGotoarrow.png Ontario Gotoarrow.png Glengarry 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 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 Geographical Names Data Base listed above.

Populated Places Table


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POPULATED PLACE

FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE

FHL  CATALOG

WIKIPEDIA

 Alexandria       Link   Link
 Apple Hill         Link   Link
 Breadalbane        Link   Link
 Brodie        Link   Link
 Charlottenburgh   Township     Link   Link
 Dalhousie Mills         Link   Link
 Dalkeith       Link   Link
 Dunvegan         Link     Link
 Glen Robertson        Link  Link
 Glen Walter         Link   Link
 Glennevis         Link   Link
 Greenfield       Link   Link
 Kenyon      Township     Link   Link
 Kirkhill      Link   Link
 Lancaster       Link   Link 
 Lancaster   Township     Link   Link
 Loch Garry         Link  Link
 Lochiel      Link   Link
 Lochiel   Township    Link   Link
 Lochinvar        Link   Link
 Martintown       Link   Link
 Maxville      
  Link   Link
 McCrimmon       Link   Link
 Skye        Link   Link
 South Lancaster        Link   Link
 St. Elmo        Link   Link
 St. Raphael West        Link   Link
 St. Raphaels       Link   Link
 Summerstown        Link   Link
 Williamstown         Link   Link
 ANY NEW LOCATIONS IN FHL CATALOG???       Link  

References

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