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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
Prescott  Town  Grenville  Leeds and Grenville  - 
Prescott  County  -  Ottawa  - 
Prescott and Russell  County  -  Ottawa  - 
Preston  Town  Waterloo  Waterloo Region  - 
Price  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Priests Mills  -  Glengarry  -  early name for Alexandria Town 
Prince  AG Twp  Algoma Dist  SSM  - 
Prince Arthur's Landing  -  Thunder Bay Dist  Thunder Bay  early name (pre 1884) for Port Arthur City 
Prince Edward  County  -  Quinte  - 
Priske  G Twp  Thunder Bay Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Proctor  G Twp  Algoma Dist  SSM  - 
Proton  G Twp  Grey  Bruce and Grey  - 
Proton and Melancthon  A Twp  Grey  Bruce and Grey  - 
Proudfoot  G Twp  Parry Sound Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Purdy's Mills  -  Victoria  Kawartha  early name (pre c1834) for Lindsay Town 
Puslinch  AG Twp  Wellington  Wellington County  - 
Quinte West  City  Hastings  Quinte  - 
Radcliffe  G Twp  Renfrew  Ottawa  - 
Radcliffe and Raglan  A Twp  Renfrew  Ottawa  - 
Raglan  G Twp  Renfrew  Ottawa  - 
 
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