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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
MacKenzies Mills  -  Hastings  Quinte  early name for Madoc Village 
Macklem  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Maclennan  G Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
MacMillans Mill  -  Wellington  Wellington County  early name (pre 1851) for Erin Village 
MacPherson  G Twp  Nipissing Dist  Nipissing District  - 
MacQuarrie  G Twp  Kenora Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Macsville  -  Glengarry  -  early spelling for Maxsville Village 
MacVicar  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Madawaska Valley  A Twp  Renfrew  Ottawa  - 
Madoc  Village  Hastings  Quinte  - 
Madoc  AG Twp  Hastings  Quinte  - 
Madoc and Elzevir  A Twp  Hastings  Quinte  - 
Madoc and Tudor  A Twp  Hastings  Quinte  - 
Magnetewan  G Twp  Parry Sound Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Magnetewan  Village  Parry Sound Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Magnetewan  M  Parry Sound Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Maidstone  G Twp  Essex  Essex County  - 
Maitland Hills  -  Grey  Bruce and Grey  early name (pre 1853) for Mount Forest Town 
Maitland Woods  -  Grey  Bruce and Grey  early name (pre 1853) for Mount Forest Town 
Malahide  AG Twp  Elgin  Elgin County  - 
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