Stanstead County: Populated Places Table

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Canada Gotoarrow.png Quebec Gotoarrow.png Stanstead 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



Ayer's-Cliff         Link   Link
Ayer's-Flat            Link
Ayer's Cliff         Link   Link
Baldwin Mills         Link   Link
Barford    Canton    Link   Link
Barnston    Canton    Link   Link
Beebe-Plain        Link   Link
Cassville         Link   Link
Coaticook         Link   Link
Dixville         Link   Link
East-Hatley                Link
Fitch-Bay        Link   Link
Georgeville           Link   Link
Hatley      Canton    Link   Link
Hereford    Canton    Link   Link 
Katevale           Link
Kingscroft        Link   Link
Magog        Link   Link
Magog    Canton    Link   Link
Massawippi        Link   Link
Minton         Link   Link
North Hatley          Link   Link
Pond District           Link
Rock-Island         Link   Link
Saint-Herménégilde        Link   Link
Sainte-Catherine-de-Hatley         Link   Link
South-Barnston        Link   Link
Stanhope        Link   Link
Stanstead    Canton    Link   Link
Stanstead-Plain          Link    Link
Ways-Mills        Link   Link


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