Thunder Bay District: Populated Places Tables

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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

 Blake   Township    Link   Link
 Cloud Bay        Link   Link
 Coldwell        Link   Link
 Conmee   Township   Link   Link
 Devon   Township    Link   Link
 Dog River       Link   Link
 Dorion       Link   Link
 Fort William        Link   Link
 Geraldton        Link   Link
 Gillies    Township    Link   Link
 Gorham   Township    Link   Link
 Hartington   Township    Link   Link
 Hurkett        Link   Link
 Intola         Link   Link
 Jackfish       Link   Link 
 Kakabeka Falls        Link   Link
 Kivikoski       Link   Link
 Lappe        Link   Link
 Longlac       Link   Link
 Lybster    Township    Link   Link
 Manitouwadge       Link   Link
 Marathon        Link   Link
 McIntyre    Township    Link   Link
 Murillo       Link   Link
 Nakina       Link   Link
 Nipigon        Link   Link
 Nolalu       Link   Link
 O'Connor   Township    Link   Link
 Oliver   Township    Link   Link
 Paipoonge   Township    Link   Link
 Pass Lake       Link   Link
 Port Arthur        Link   Link
 Quetico        Link   Link
 Rossport        Link   Link
 Schreiber       Link   Link
 Scoble   Township    Link   Link
 Silver Islet       Link  Link
 Strange    Township    Link   Link
 Sunshine       Link   Link
 Terrace Bay        Link   Link
 Thunder Bay          Link   Link  
 Ware     Township    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