ESSEX COUNTY: Populated Places Table

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Canada Gotoarrow.png Ontario Gotoarrow.pngEssex 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 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.

Notes

  • 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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POPULATED PLACE

FORMER NAME, if applicable TYPE

FHL  CATALOG

WIKIPEDIA

 Albuna         Link   Link
 Amherstburg          Link Link
 Anderdon   Township     Link   Link
 Belle River       Link   Link
 Blythewood       Link   Link
 Colchester North     Township    <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="95" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Colchester South   Township    <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="93" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Comber       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="91" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">     <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comber,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Cottam         <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="89" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    Link
 Emeryville         <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="87" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comber,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Essex           <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="85" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Ford City         <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="83" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_City,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Gosfield North       Township   <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="81" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Gosfield South     Township    <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="79" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Gosfield   Township    <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="77" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    Link 
 Harrow         <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="75" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate"> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">  Link</a>
 Kingsville       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="73" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">  Link</a>
 LaSalle       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="71" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaSalle,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Leamington       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="69" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Maidstone         <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="67" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maidstone,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Maidstone     Township    <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="65" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maidstone_Township,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Malden       Township    <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="63" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario"> Link</a>
 McGregor       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="61" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McGregor,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Mersea     Township    <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="59" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">Link</a>
 North Ridge         <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="57" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Ridge,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Oldcastle         <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="55" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oldcastle,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Olinda       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="53" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olinda,_Ontario"> Link</a>
 Pelee Island         <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="51" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pelee_Island,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Pelee     Township   <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="49" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Pointe-aux-Roches       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="47" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    Link
 Pt. Au Pelee Island         <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="45" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   Link
 Puce         <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="43" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comber,_Ontario">Link</a>
 River Canard         <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="41" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Canard,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Rochester     Township   <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="39" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Ruscorn Station       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="37" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comber,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Ruthven       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="35" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Ridge,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Sandwich       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="33" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandwich,_Ontario#Sandwich">Link</a>
 Sandwich East     Township    <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="31" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">  <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">  Link</a>
 Sandwich South   Township    <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="29" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">  Link</a>
 Sandwich West   Township    <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="27" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate"> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">  Link</a>
 St.Clair Beach         <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="25" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario"> Link</a>  
 St. Joachim       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="23" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comber,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Staples          <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="21" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   Link
 Stoney Point           <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="19" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comber,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Tecumseh         <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="17" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tecumseh,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Tilbury North     Township    <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="15" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate"> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">  Link</a>
 Tilbury West     Township   <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="13" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate"> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Essex_County,_Ontario">  Link</a>
 Walkerville       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="11" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walkerville,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Wheatley       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="9" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   Link
 Windsor       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="7" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">    <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windsor,_Ontario">Link</a>
 Woodslee       <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="5" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">   <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodslee,_Ontario">Link</a>
 ANY NEW LOCATIONS IN FHL CATALOG???       <a href="http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=172532&subject_disp=Ontario%2C+Essex&columns=*,0,0">Link</a>  

References

  1. <i>Gazetteer of Canada. Ontario</i>, (Ottawa, Ontario: Geographical Branch, Dept. of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1962). <img _fck_mw_template="true" _fckrealelement="107" _fckfakelement="true" src="https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/extensions/FCKeditor/fckeditor/editor/images/spacer.gif" class="FCK__MWTemplate">