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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
Lincoln and Welland  County  -  Niagara Peninsula  - 
Lincoln Haldimand and Welland  County  -  Niagara Peninsula and Haldimand County  - 
Lincoln West  A Twp  Niagara RM  Niagara Peninsula  - 
Lindsay  Town  Victoria  Kawartha  - 
Lindsay  G Twp  Bruce  Bruce and Grey  - 
Lindsay and St Edmunds  A Twp  Bruce  Bruce and Grey  - 
Lindsay Eastnor and St Edmunds  A Twp  Bruce  Bruce and Grey  - 
Lindsley  G Twp  Thunder Bay Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Lions Head  Village  Bruce  Bruce and Grey  - 
Listowel  Town  Perth  Perth County  - 
Little Current  Town  Manitoulin Dist  -  - 
Little Falls  -  Perth  Perth County  early name (pre 1844) for St Marys Town 
Little Lake Camping Grounds  -  Cochrane Dist  -  early name (pre 1910) for Cochrane Town 
Little Thames  -  Perth  Perth County  early name for Stratford City 
Lively  Town  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Livingstone  G Twp  Haliburton  Kawartha  - 
Lobo  G Twp  Middlesex  London - Middlesex County  - 
Locheil  G Twp  Glengarry  -  - 
Logan  G Twp  Perth  Perth County  - 
Logan Wallace and Elma Twp  A Twp  Perth  Perth County  - 
 
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