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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
Carrick  G Twp  Bruce  Bruce and Grey  - 
Carscallen  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Cartwright  G Twp  Durham  Durham Region  - 
Cartwrightville  -  Lennox  Kingston  early name for Napanee Town 
Casey  AG Twp  Timiskaming Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Cashel  G Twp  Hastings  Quinte  - 
Casimir  G Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Casimir Jennings and Appleby  A Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Cassel  -  Waterloo  Waterloo Region  early name for New Hamburg Town 
Casselman  Village  Russell  Ottawa  - 
Cassels  G Twp  Nipissing Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Cataraqui  -  Frontenac  Kingston  early name for Kingston City 
Cathcart  -  Cochrane Dist  -  early name for Iroquois Village 
Cavan  G Twp  Durham  Durham Region and Kawartha  - 
Cavan-Millbrook-North Monaghan  A Twp  Peterborough  Kawartha  - 
Cavendish  G Twp  Peterborough  Kawartha  - 
Cayuga  G Twp  Haldimand  Haldimand County  - 
Cayuga  Village  Haldimand  Haldimand County  - 
Cayuga - North  G Twp  Haldimand  Haldimand County  - 
Cayuga - South  G Twp  Haldimand  Haldimand County  - 
 
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