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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
Cook  G Twp  Cochrane Dist  -  - 
Cookstown  Village  Simcoe  Simcoe County  - 
Cootes Paradise  -  Wentworth  Hamilton  early name for Dundas Town 
Copper Cliff  Town  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Cornabus  -  Grey  Bruce and Grey  early name (1851 - before 1873) for Markdale Village 
Cornwall  City  Stormont  -  - 
Cornwall  G Twp  Stormont  -  - 
Cosby  G Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Cosby and Mason  A Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Cosby Mason and Martland  A Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Courtright  Village  Lambton  Lambton County  - 
Cowper  G Twp  Parry Sound Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Cramahe  AG Twp  Northumberland  Kawartha  - 
Crandells Corners  -  Durham  Durham Region  early name for Newcastle Town 
Creemore  Village  Simcoe  Simcoe County  - 
Creighton  G Twp  Sudbury Dist  Sudbury District  - 
Crerar  G Twp  Nipissing Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Croft  G Twp  Parry Sound Dist  Nipissing District  - 
Croll  G Twp  Thunder Bay Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
Crooks  G Twp  Thunder Bay Dist  Thunder Bay  - 
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