Shefford County: Populated Places Table

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Canada Gotoarrow.png Quebec Gotoarrow.png Shefford 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.

Populated Places Table

1 2 3 4 5


FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE



Bonsecours         Link   Link
Boscobel         Link   Link
Béthanie         Link   Link
Béthel         Link   Link
Dalling        Link   Link
Ely    Canton   Link   Link
Frost-Village       Link   Link
Granby         Link   Link
Granby     Township    Link    Link
Lawrenceville       Link   Link
Maricourt           Link    Link
Milton    Canton   Link   Link
Milton-East            Link   Link
Milton-Est          Link     Link
North Shefford         Link    Link 
North-Stukely        Link   Link
Roxton    Canton    Link    Link
Roxton-Falls       Link   Link
Roxton-Pond        Link   Link
Roxton-Sud         Link   Link
Saint-Alphonse-de-Granby        Link   Link
Saint-Joachim-de-Shefford          Link   Link
Saint-Valérien-de-Milton        Link   Link
Sainte-Anne-de-la-Rochelle         Link   Link
Sainte-Cécile-de-Milton        Link   Link
Sainte-Pudentienne        Link   Link
Savage's Mill        Link
Shefford    Canton    Link   Link
Shefford-Vale        Link
South Ely          Link   Link
South Roxton       Link
South Stukely         Link
Stukely     Canton    Link   Link
Stukely-Sud         Link   Link
Val-Shefford        Link   Link
Valcourt         Link   Link
Valcourt    Canton    Link   Link
Warden        Link   Link
Waterloo         Link    Link
West Shefford         Link   Link


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