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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
London  G Twp  Middlesex  London - Middlesex County  - 
London  City  Middlesex  London - Middlesex County  - 
Long  G Twp  Algoma Dist  SSM  - 
Long Branch  Village  York  Toronto  - 
Longford  G Twp  Victoria  Kawartha  - 
Longlac  G Twp  Thunder Bay Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Longlac  Town  Thunder Bay Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Longueil  G Twp  Prescott  Ottawa  - 
Longueil and Alfred  A Twp  Prescott  Ottawa  - 
Lorne  G Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Loudon  G Twp  Nipissing Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Loughborough  G Twp  Frontenac  Kingston  - 
Loughrin  G Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
louise  G Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Louth  G Twp  Lincoln  Niagara Peninsula  - 
Loveland  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Lowertown  -  Renfrew  Ottawa  early name (pre 1857) for Pembroke City 
Loyalist  A Twp  LA  Kingston  - 
Lucan  Village  Middlesex  London - Middlesex County  - 
Lucan Biddulph  A Twp  Middlesex  London - Middlesex County  - 
 
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