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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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Name Type County Branch Notes
Crooks Rapids  -  Northumberland  Kawartha  early name (pre 1851) for Hastings Village 
Croome  G Twp  Rainy River Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Crosby  G Twp  Leeds  Leeds and Grenville  - 
Crosby - North  G Twp  Leeds  Leeds and Grenville  - 
Crosby - South  G Twp  Leeds  Leeds and Grenville  - 
Crowland  G Twp  Welland  Niagara Peninsula  - 
Crozier  G Twp  Rainy River Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Crystal Beach  Village  Welland  Niagara Peninsula  - 
Culross  G Twp  Bruce  Bruce and Grey  - 
Cumberland  G Twp  Russell  Ottawa  - 
Cumberland Russell Clarence and Cambridge  A Twp  Russell  Ottawa  - 
Curran  G Twp  Rainy River Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Currie  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Cuthbertson's Wharf  -  Hastings  Quinte  early name for Deseronto Town 
Cynthia  G Twp  Nipissing Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Dack  G Twp  Timiskaming Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Daley  G Twp  Thunder Bay Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Dalhousie  G Twp  Lanark  Ottawa  - 
Dalhousie and North Sherbrooke  A Twp  Lanark  Ottawa  - 
Dalhousie North Sherbrooke and Lavant  A Twp  Lanark  Ottawa  - 
 
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