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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
Deloro  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Denbigh  G Twp  Addington  Kingston  - 
Denbigh Abinger and Ashby  A Twp  Addington  Kingston  - 
Denison  G Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Denton  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Derby  G Twp  Grey  Bruce and Grey  - 
Dereham  G Twp  Oxford  Oxford County  - 
Dereham Forge  -  Oxford  Oxford County  early name (pre 1836) for Tillsonburg Town 
Deseronto  Town  Hastings  Quinte  - 
Devitt  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Devlin  G Twp  Rainy River Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Devonshire  G Twp  Kenora Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Dewart  G Twp  Rainy River Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Dickins  G Twp  Nipissing Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Dieppe  G Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Digby  G Twp  Victoria  Kawartha  - 
Dilke  G Twp  Rainy River Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Dill  G Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Dingle  -  Huron  Huron County  early name (pre 1873) for Brussels Village 
Dingwall  -  Bruce  Bruce and Grey  name for Ripley Village in the 1870's - Ripley before and after 
 
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