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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
Stirling-Rawdon  A Twp  Hastings  Quinte  - 
Stisted  G Twp  Muskoka Dist  -  - 
Stisted Chaffey Brunel and Franklin  A Twp  Muskoka Dist  -  - 
Stittsville  Village  Carleton  Ottawa  - 
Stock  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Stone Mills  A Twp  LA  Kingston  - 
Stoney Creek  City  Wentworth  Hamilton  - 
Stormont  County  -  -  - 
Stormont - North  A Twp  SDG  -  - 
Stormont - South  A Twp  SDG  -  - 
Stormont Dundas and Glengarry  County  -  -  - 
Storrington  G Twp  Frontenac  Kingston  - 
Stouffville  Village  York  York Region  - 
Stratford  City  Perth  Perth County  - 
Strathcona  G Twp  Nipissing Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Strathroy  Town  Middlesex  London - Middlesex County  - 
Strathroy-Caradoc  A Twp  Middlesex  London - Middlesex County  - 
Strathy  G Twp  Nipissing Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Streetsville  Town  Peel  Halton-Peel  - 
Strey  G Twp  Thunder Bay Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
 
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