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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
Clarksville  -  Simcoe  Simcoe County  early name (1852 - 1860) for Beeton Village 
Clarkville  -  Lennox  Kingston  early name for Napanee Town 
Claxton  G Twp  Rainy River Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Clearview  A Twp  Simcoe  Simcoe County  - 
Clearwater  Town  Lambton  Lambton County  - 
Cleland  G Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Clement  G Twp  Nipissing Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Clergue  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Clifford  Village  Wellington  Wellington County  - 
Clifton  Town  Welland  Niagara Peninsula  - 
Clinton  Town  Huron  Huron County  - 
Clinton  G Twp  Lincoln  Niagara Peninsula  - 
Clothier Mills  -  Grenville  Leeds and Grenville  early name (pre 1828) for Kemptville Town 
Clunas  -  Elgin  Elgin County  early name for Springfield Village 
Clute  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Clyde  G Twp  Haliburton   Kawartha  This twp is within Algonquin Park 
Cobalt  Town  Timiskaming Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Cobden  Village  Renfrew  Ottawa  - 
Cobden  G Twp  Algoma Dist  SSM  - 
Cobourg  Town  Northumberland  Kawartha  - 
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