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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
Hugel  G Twp  Nipissing Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Hullett  G Twp  Huron  Huron County  - 
Hullett and McKillop  A Twp  Huron  Huron County  - 
Humberstone  G Twp  Welland  Niagara Peninsula  - 
Humberstone  Village  Welland  Niagara Peninsula  - 
Humboldt  G Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Humphrey  G Twp  Parry Sound Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Hungerford  G Twp  Hastings  Quinte  - 
Hungerford Mills  -  Hastings  Quinte  early name for Tweed Village 
Hungry Hollow  -  Peel  Halton-Peel  early name for Georgetown Town 
Hunt  G Twp  Algoma Dist  SSM  - 
Huntingdon  G Twp  Hastings  Quinte  - 
Huntley  G Twp  Carleton  Ottawa  - 
Huntley and March  A Twp  Carleton  Ottawa  - 
Huntsville  Town  Muskoka Dist  -  - 
Huron  G Twp  Bruce  Bruce and Grey  - 
Huron  County  -  Huron County  - 
Huron - North  A Twp  Huron  Huron County  - 
Huron and Bruce  County  -  Huron County and Bruce and Grey  - 
Huron Central  M  Huron  Huron County  - 
 
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