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  Link Link
 Colchester South   Township  Link Link
 Comber     Link Link
 Cottam       Link   Link
 Emeryville       Link Link
 Essex         Link Link
 Ford City       Link Link
 Gosfield North       Township Link Link
 Gosfield South     Township  Link Link
 Gosfield   Township  Link   Link 
 Harrow       Link Link
 Kingsville     Link Link
 LaSalle     Link Link
 Leamington     Link Link
 Maidstone       Link Link
 Maidstone     Township  Link Link
 Malden       Township  Link Link
 McGregor     Link Link
 Mersea     Township  Link Link
 North Ridge       Link Link
 Oldcastle       Link Link
 Olinda     Link Link
 Pelee Island       Link Link
 Pelee     Township Link Link
 Pointe-aux-Roches     Link   Link
 Pt. Au Pelee Island       Link   Link
 Puce       Link Link
 River Canard       Link Link
 Rochester     Township Link Link
 Ruscorn Station     Link Link
 Ruthven     Link Link
 Sandwich     Link Link
 Sandwich East     Township  Link Link
 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">