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At this time, please read about Census Records in the Province of Ontario Resources - [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ontario_Census Census] .  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onrainyr/census.html Links to Rainy River District Census Records]<br>
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~onrainyr/census.html Links to Rainy River District Census Records]<br>

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Parent Count

Established in 1885[1], Rainy River District was separated from Thunder Bay District in 1914[2].

Boundary Change

A dispute between Ontario and Manitoba was resolved in 1884 by the Privy Council of Britain, when it upheld an arbitration decision made in 1878.[3]

Record Loss

  1. (1)
  2. (2)
  3. (3)


 Populated Places

A - B - C
  • Alberton
  • Asmussen
  • Atikokan
  • Atwood
  • Aylsworth
  • Baker
  • Barwick
  • Bennett
  • Blue
  • Burriss
  • Carpenter
  • Chapple
  • Claxton
  • Croome
  • Crozier
  • Curran

D - E - F - G - H - K - L
  • Dance
  • Devlin
  • Dewart
  • Dilke
  • Dobie
  • Emo
  • Farrington
  • Fleming
  • Fort Frances
  • Freeborn
  • Griesinger
  • Halkirk
  • Hutchinson
  • Kingsford
  • La Vallee
  • Lash

M - N - P
  • Mather
  • Mathieu
  • McCaul
  • McCrosson
  • McCrosson & Tovell
  • McIrvine
  • McLarty
  • Menary
  • Miscampbell
  • Morley
  • Morson
  • Nelles
  • Pattullo
  • Potts
  • Pratt

R - S - T - W
  • Rainy River
  • Ramsay Wright
  • Richardson
  • Roddick
  • Roseberry
  • Rowe
  • Schwenger
  • Senn
  • Shenston
  • Sifton
  • Spohn
  • Sutherland
  • Tait
  • Tanner
  • Tovell
  • Trottier
  • Watten
  • Weaver
  • Wild Land Reserve
  • Woodyatt
  • Worthington



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