Muskoka District: Populated Places Tables

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How Each Column Helps You With Your Research[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

  • 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.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]


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POPULATED PLACE

FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE

FHL  CATALOG

WIKIPEDIA

 Baysville      
  Link
 Beaumaris        Link   Link
 Bracebridge        Link   Link
 Cognashene       Link   Link
 Falkenburg       Link   Link
 Franklin   Township   Link   Link
 Golden Valley       Link  Link
 Gravenhurst        Link      Link
 Honey Harbour        ;Link   Link
 Huntsville        Link  Link
 Kilworthy          Link   Link
 Macaulay      Link   Link
 Norway Point       Link   Link
 Port Carling        Link   Link
 Port Sydney        Link   Link 
 Severn Bridge       Link   Link
 Stisted       Link   Link
 Uffington      Link   Link
 Vankoughnet       Link   Link
 Windermere        Link   Link
 ANY NEW LOCATIONS IN FHL CATALOG???       Link  

References[edit | edit source]

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