Sudbury District: Populated Places Tables

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CanadaGotoarrow.png Ontario Gotoarrow.png Sudbury District

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

 Alban       Link   Link
 Baldwin   Township     Link   Link
 Barclay   Township     Link   Link
 Biscotasing        Link   Link
 Blezard   Township    Link   Link
 Blezard Valley       Link   Link
 Capreol       Link   Link
 Cartier        Link   Link
 Chapleau        Link  Link
 Chelmsford        Link   Link
 Coniston          Link   Link
 Copper Cliff        Link   Link
 Creighton          Link   Link
 Creighton Mine         Link   Link
 Dowling       Link   Link 
 Estaire       Link   Link
 Falconbridge       Link   Link
 Garson       Link   Link
 Gatchell       Link   Link
 Gogama        Link   Link
 Hanmer        Link   Link
 Larchwood         Link   Link
 Levack       ]Link   Link
 Lively         Link   Link
 Lorne   Township    Link   Link
 Markstay       Link   Link
 Massey        Link   Link
 McKim   Township   Link   Link
 Nairn Centre       Link   Link
 Neelon     Township    Link   Link
 Noelville       Link   Link
 Sellwood        Link   Link
 St. Charles         Link   Link
 Sudbury        Link   Link
 Wahnapitae        Link   Link
 Warren        Link   Link
 Webbwood        Link   Link
 Whitefish        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