Huron County: Populated Places Tables

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CanadaGotoarrow.png Ontario Gotoarrow.png Huron 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

 Ashfield   Township    Link   Link
 Auburn        Link   Link
 Bayfield       Link  Link
 Belgrave        Link   Link
 Bluevale       Link   Link
 Blyth       Link  Link
 Brucefield       Link  Link
 Brussels        Link    Link
 Centralia        Link  Link
 Clinton       Link  Link
 Colborne   Township     Link   Link
 Constance        Link   Link
 Cranbrook          Link   Link
 Crediton         Link   Link
 Dashwood        Link   Link 
 Donnybrook         Link   Link
 Dungannon       Link   Link
 East Wawanosh   Township     Link   Link
 Egmondville       Link   Link
 Ethel       Link   Link
 Exeter       Link   Link
 Fordwich       Link   Link
 Fordyce       Link   Link
 Goderich       Link   Link
 Goderich    Township    Link  Link
 Gorrie        Link   Link
 Goshen        Link   Link
 Grand Bend        Link   Link
 Grey   Township  Link   Link
 Hay   Township   Link   Link
 Hensall       Link   Link
 Hills Green       Link   Link
 Holmesville       Link   Link
 Howick   Township     Link   Link
 Hullett   Township     Link   Link
 Kingsbridge      Link   Link
 Kintail        Link   Link
 Kippen        Link   Link
 Kirkton        Link   Link
 Lakelet          Link   Link  
 Lochalsh        Link   Link
 Londesborough         Link   Link
 McGillivray      Township    Link     Link
 McKillop   Township     Link   Link
 Molesworth      Link   Link
 Morris    Township     Link   Link
 Mount Carmel       Link   Link
 Port Albert        Link   Link
 Redgrave      Link   Link
 Seaforth      Link   Link
 St. Augustine        Link   Link
 St. Columban        Link   Link
 St. Joseph        Link   Link
 Stanley   Township     Link   Link
 Stephen   Township    Link   Link
 Sunshine       Link   Link
 Tuckersmith   Township    Link   Link
 Turnberry   Township     Link   Link
 Usborne   Township     Link     Link
 Varna      Link   Link
 Wawanosh    Township   Link   Link
 West Wawanosh    Township    Link   Link
 Westfield       Link   Link
 Wingham         Link   Link
 Wroxeter        Link   Link
 Zurich       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