Gatineau County: Populated Places Table

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Canada Gotoarrow.png Quebec Gotoarrow.png Gatineau County

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 to 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 Répertoire toponymique du Québec, 1978.[1] This gazetteer is used as the source of locations or populated places in the Family History Library Catalog for the Province of Québec.
  • 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



Alcove        Link   Link
Aumond    Canton     Link   Link
Aylmer         Link  Link
Bois-Franc         Link   Link
Bouchette    Canton    Link   Link
Chelsea        Link   Link
East-Aldfield        Link   Link
Farrellton         Link     Link
Gracefield         Link    Link
La Pêche         Link   Link
Lac-Sainte-Marie           Link    Link
Lac-des-Loups        Link    Link
Lucerne           Link   Link
Maniwaki          Link    Link
Masham    Canton    Link    Link 
Masham-Nord       Link   Link
Northfield    Canton    Link     Link
Old-Chelsea        Link    Link
Rupert        Link   Link
Saint-Pierre-de-Wakefield         Link    Link
Sainte-Cécile-de-Masham         Link   Link
Sainte-Famille-d'Aumond          Link   Link
Sicotte    Canton   Link    Link
Wakefield             Link
Wakefield    Canton    Link  Link
Wolf-Lake        Link   Link
Wright     Canton   Link    Link


  1. Répertoire toponymique du Québec, 1978, (Québec, Québec : Éditeur officiel, c1979 ). FHL book 971.4 E5r