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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
Tiny  AG Twp  Simcoe  Simcoe County  - 
Tiny and Tay  A Twp  Simcoe  Simcoe County  - 
Tisdale  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Tiverton  Village  Bruce  Bruce and Grey  - 
Torbolton  G Twp  Carleton  Ottawa  - 
Toronto  G Twp  Peel  Halton-Peel  - 
Toronto  City  York  Toronto  - 
Toronto  -  York  York Region and Toronto  very early name for York Twp  
Toronto Gore  G Twp  Peel  Halton-Peel  - 
Toronto Junction  -  Toronto City  Toronto  see West Toronto 
Torrington  G Twp  Nipissing Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Tosorontio  G Twp  Simcoe  Simcoe County  - 
Tottenham  Village  Simcoe  Simcoe County  - 
Tovell  G Twp  Rainy River Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Townsend  G Twp  Norfolk  Norfolk County  - 
Townsend Gore   -  Oxford  Oxford County  see Oakland Twp 
Trafalgar  G Twp  Halton  Halton-Peel  - 
Travers  G Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Trent Hills  M  Northumberland  Kawartha  - 
Trent Port  -  Hastings  Quinte  early name (pre 1853) for Trenton City 
 
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