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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
Carden and Dalton  A Twp  Victoria  Kawartha   
Carden/Dalton  A Twp  Victoria  Kawartha   
Cardiff  G Twp  Haliburton  Kawartha   
Cardinal  Village  Grenville  Leeds and Grenville   
Cardwell  G Twp  Muskoka Dist     
Cardwell and Watt  A Twp  Muskoka Dist     
Carleton  County    Ottawa   
Carleton Place  Town  Lanark  Ottawa  - 
Carleton West  A Twp  Ottawa-Carleton RM  Ottawa  - 
Carling  AG Twp  Parry Sound Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Carlow  G Twp  Hastings  Quinte  - 
Carlow and Mayo  A Twp  Hastings  Quinte  - 
Carlow/Mayo  A Twp  Hastings  Quinte  - 
Carlyle  G Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Carman  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Carmichael  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Carnarvon  G Twp  Manitoulin Dist  -  - 
Caron  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Carpenter  G Twp  Rainy River Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Carr  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
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