Grenville County: Populated Places Tables

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How Each Column Helps You With Your Research

1. POPULATED PLACE column: names the "populated place" or "location" of interest.

2. FORMER NAME, if applicable column: if the location was known by another name, it is listed here (a year of name change is given, if known).

3. TYPE column: gives type of location (i.e. village, town, city, etc.) - the size definition varies per province.

4. FHL CATALOG column: links the "catagories of sources" available in the Family History Library for this populated place or location.

5. WIKIPEDIA column: links to background information regarding this location or its county if Wikipedia does not have an article for that specific place.

Useful Websites

  • Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB) - gives brief information about a place, including historic names/places. For historic information, scroll to #3, and click Formerly Official, also try with All.
  • Google Maps - shows the whereabouts of places on a map.
  • Google Images - shows pictures/photos/old maps (sometimes) of a place.
  • WorldCat - shows sources (books, maps, etc.) at various libraries/repositories, etc. for a place.


  • Listed below are the Populated Places in this district, according to the Gazetteer of Canada: Ontario of 1962.[1]  This gazetteer is used for the sources of locations or Populated Places in the Family History Library Catalog for the Province of Ontario.
  • If you wish the current division, where your Populated Place now exists, check the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base listed above.

Populated Places Table

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FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE



 Algonquin       Link   Link
 Augusta   Township      Link   Link
 Bishops Mills        Link   Link
 Burritts Rapids         Link   Link
 Cardinal       Link   Link
 Charleville       Link   Link
 Eastons Corners        Link   Link
 Edwardsburgh    Township    Link    Link
 Garretton       Link   Link
 Glenmore        Link   Link
 Heckston          Link   Link
 Jasper       Link   Link
 Johnstown          Link   Link
 Kemptville         Link   Link
 Lord Mills        Link   Link 
 Maitland       Link   Link
 Maynard       Link    Link
 Merrickville       Link   Link
 North Augusta        Link   Link
 Oxford Mills        Link   Link
 Oxford    Township     Link   Link
 Oxford-on-Rideau    Township    Link   Link
 Pittston       Link  Link
 Prescott        Link  Link
 Shanly       Link  Link
 South Augusta        Link  Link
 South Gower    Township     Link   Link
 Spencerville       Link  Link
 Throoptown       Link  Link
 Ventnor        Link   Link
 Wolford   Township    Link   Link


  1. Gazetteer of Canada. Ontario, (Ottawa, Ontario: Geographical Branch, Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1962). FHL book 971.3 E5c