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Ontario Locator

The following list shows every municipality in Ontario (city, town, village, township, regional municipality) and all of the geographic townships which have belonged to a municipality. In other words everything that has or had a local government is here. The information came from two OGS publications. Dunford Municipal Records in Ontario: History and Guide OGS (2005) lists every Ontario municipality. Gartner and Prong Townships of the Province Of Ontario, Canada OGS (2007) lists all townships. Current and historical townships came from that book, but not the unorganized townships. You should refer to these books for more detail.

The "Type" column tells you what sort of municipality it is, generally its current status. There are two types of townships. A geographic township (G Twp) is a piece of land. You need to know this to find land records and to find where people lived. An administrative township (A Twp) is a form of government, often administering several geographic townships. You need this to find local records. RM means Regional Municipality.

Early names for many municipalities are given.

The list also shows the county and the OGS Branch the municipality is in.

At a future date the list will be expanded to include the former Police Villages and the current hamlets.

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The number of pages returned are listed below.
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Name Type County Branch Notes
Vincent  G Twp  Thunder Bay Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Vogt  G Twp  Nipissing Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Wainfleet  AG Twp  Welland  Niagara Peninsula  - 
Walden  Town  Sudbury RM  Sudbury District  - 
Walker  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Walkerton  Town  Bruce  Bruce and Grey  - 
Walkerville  Town  Essex  Essex County  - 
Wallace  G Twp  Perth  Perth County  - 
Wallaceburg  Town  Kent  Kent County  - 
Walpole  G Twp  Haldimand  Haldimand County  - 
Walsingham  G Twp  Norfolk  Norfolk County  - 
Walsingham - North  G Twp  Norfolk  Norfolk County  - 
Walsingham - South  G Twp  Norfolk  Norfolk County  - 
Walters  G Twp  Thunder Bay Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Wards Station  -  Middlesex  London and Middlesex  early name for Wardsville Village 
Wardsville  -  Lanark  Ottawa  early name for Smiths Falls 
Wardsville  Village  Middlesex  London - Middlesex County  - 
Wardsville Station  -  Middlesex  London and Middlesex  early name for Newbury Village 
Wark  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Warwick  AG Twp  Lambton  Lambton County  - 
 
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