Frontenac County, Quebec: Populated Places Table

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CanadaGotoarrow.png Ontario Gotoarrow.png Frontenac 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.


  • 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 Geogrpahical Names Data Base listed above.

Populated Places Table

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FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE




Chesham    Canton     Link    Link
Frontenac         Link   Link
Gayhurst    Canton    Link   Link
Hampden    Canton    Link    Link
Lac-Mégantic        Link    Link
Lambton        Link   Link
Lingwick     Canton     Link     Link
Marsboro        Link    Link
Milan         Link   Link
Morinville               Link
Notre-Dame-des-Bois        Link    Link
Piopolis           Link   Link
Saint-Augustin-de-Woburn          Link    Link
Saint-Evariste-de Forsyth        Link    Link 
Saint-Gédéon        Link   Link
Saint-Ludger       Link     Link
Saint-Méthode-d'Adstock            Link
Saint-Méthode-de-Frontenac        Link
Saint-Romain         Link    Link
Saint-Sébastien         Link   Link
Sainte-Cécile-de-Whitton          Link   Link
Stornoway        Link    Link
Val-Racine         Link    Link
Winslow    Canton     Link   Link
  1. Gazetteer of Canada. Ontario, (Ottawa, Ontario: Geographical Branch, Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1962). FHL book 971.3 E5c