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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
McCoy  G Twp  Thunder Bay Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
McCrea  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
McCrossan  G Twp  Rainy River Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
McCrosson and Tovell  A Twp  Rainy River Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
McCullagh  G Twp  Kenora Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
McDonough  G Twp  Kenora Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
McDougall  AG Twp  Parry Sound Dist  Nipissing District  - 
McDougall  M  Parry Sound Dist  Nipissing District  - 
McDougalls Chute  -  Cochrane Dist  -  early name (pre 1912) for Matheson Town 
McDowells Corners  -  Grey  Bruce and Grey  early name for Dundalk Village 
McGarry  AG Twp  Timiskaming Dist  Nipissing District  - 
McGeorge  G Twp  Kenora Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
McGeorge and Willingdon  A Twp  Kenora Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
McGillivray  G Twp  Middlesex  London - Middlesex County  - 
McGiverin  G Twp  Algoma Dist  SSM  - 
McIntyre  G Twp  Thunder Bay Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
McIrvine  G Twp  Rainy River Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
McKay  G Twp  Renfrew  Ottawa  - 
McKellar  AG Twp  Parry Sound Dist  Nipissing District  - 
McKenzie  G Twp  Parry Sound Dist  Nipissing District  - 
 
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