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Abbott's Corners to Angeline Canada

ABBOTT'S CORNERS, a post village in Missisquoi co., Que., 7 miles from Abercorn. It contains 2 churches. Pop. 100.

ABBOTTSFORD, a post village in Rouville co., Que., 9 miles from Granby. It contains several stores and a sawmill. Pop. 250.

ABERARDER, a post village in Lambton co., Ont., on the G. T. R., 5 miles from Camlachie. Pop. 100.

ABERCORN, a post village in Brome co., Que., on the Missisquoi River, and on the S. E. R., 72 miles from Montreal. It contains a telegraph office, 4 stores, 1 hotel, 1 church, and several saw and gristmills. Pop. 200.

ABERCROMBIE, Terrebonne co., Que. See Ste. Adele.

ABERDEEN, Pontiac co., Que. See Rapides des Joachims.

ABERFOYLE, a post village in Wellington co., Ont., 7 miles from Guelph. It contains several stores and hotels, and a gristmill. Pop. 150.

ABINGDON, a post village in Monck co., Ont., 12 miles from Winona. It contains 2sawmills, 1 shingle factory, and 2 stores. Pop. 150.

ABOUSHAGAN ROAD, a post settlement in Westmorland co., N.B., 8 miles from Sackville. Pop. 100. i

ABOYNE, a post village in Bonaventure co., Que. See Escuminac.

ABOYNE, a post village in Wellington co., Ont, 14 miles from Guelph. It contains grist, oat and flax mills, and a tannery. Pop. 70.

ABRAM'S VILLAGE, a hamlet in Prince co., P.E.I. It contains a mill, a tannery and a store.

ACACIA, a post village in Norfolk co., Ont., 164 miles from Ingersoll. It contains 2 hotels, 1 store and a saw and gristmill.

ACADIA, the original name of Nova Scotia, which see.

ACADIA MINES, a post village in Colchester co., N.S., on the Cobequid Mountains, 3 miles from Londonderry. The Cobequid Mountains are noted for their rich deposits of iron ore. Here are situated the works of the Intercolonial Iron and Steel Company (formerly called the Acadia Iron works) The annual production of these works is about 3,000 tons of ore, which are manufactured into pig and bar iron, car wheels, and cast and spring steel, of the aggregate value of $120,000. The average number of men employed is 300. The village contains several stores and a telegraph office. Pop. 500.

ACADIAVILLE, a hamlet in Richmond co., N.S. It contains 1 hotel and 3 stores.

ACTON, York co., N.B. See Cork station.

ACTON VALE, or ST. ANDRE D'ACTON, a post village in Bagot co., Que., on the G. T. R., 55 miles from Montreal. It contains a telegraph office, 3 churches, 15 stores, 3 hotels, several mills, and a brick field. Rich copper mines are worked in the vicinity. Traces of gold have also been found, but in too small quantities to repay the search. Pop. 500.

ACTON WEST, a thriving post village in Halton co., Out, on the G. T. R., 35¼ miles from Toronto. It contains 2 telegraph offices, and several mills, factories, and stores. Pop. 700.

ADAMS, Pontiac co., Qua. See Allumette Island.

ADAM'S CORNERS, a small village in Durham co., Ont., 1 mile from Campbell's Crossing. Pop. 100.

ADAM'S COVE, a fishing settlement in Bay de Verds district, Nfld., 13 miles from Carbonear. Pop. 360.

ADAM'S MILLS, Grenville co., Ont. See Ventnor.

ADAMSVILLE, a thriving post village in Brome co., Que., 4 miles from Brigham. It contains a telegraph office, several mills and a tannery. Pop. 200.

ADAMSVILLE, Lanark co., Ont. See Glen Tay.

ADARE, a post village in Middlesex co., Ont., 4 miles from Lucan. Pop. 150.

ADDERLEY, a post settlement in Megantic co., Que., 16 miles from Becancour station. Pop. 150.

ADDINGTON, a county in the S. E. part of Ontario, bordering on Lake Ontario, has an area of 1,316,623 acres. It is drained by the Napanee River and other streams, and contains several small lakes, the principal of which is Beaver Lake, having an outlet through Salmon River. The chief staples are lumber, wool and the productions of the dairy. This county is traversed by the G. T. R. Chief town, Napanee. Pop. 33,312.

ADDINGTON FORKS, or BEAVER MEADOW, a post village in Antigonish co., N.S., 43 miles from New Glasgow. It contains a tannery, 2 stores, and several mills. Pop. 100.

ADDISON, a post village in Leeds co., Ont., 7½ miles from Bellamy's. It contains flour and sawmills, and carriage, potash, and other factories. Pop. 200.

ADELAIDE, a post village in Middlesex co., Ont., 7 miles from Strathroy. It contains a saw and grist mill, and 2 stores. Pop. 150.

ADMASTON, a post village in Renfrew co., Ont., 6 miles from Renfrew. It contains a woolen factory, a sawmill and a store. Pop. 50.

ADMIRAL'S BEACH, a small fishing settlement in the district of St. Mary's find Placentia., Nfld., 7 miles from St. fairy's. Pop. I'd.

ADOLPHUSTOWN, a post village in Lennox CO., Ont., on the Bay of Quinte, 32 miles W. of Kingston. Pop. 150.

ADVOCATE HARBOUR, a flourish, seaport town in Cumberland co., N.S., on Minas Basin, 33 miles from Parrsborough The harbor is safe and commodious. Shipbuilding is extensively carried on. At Cape d'Or, near here, there are valuable copper mines. Pop. 600.

AGTNCOURT. a post village in York co., Ont, on the T. & N. R., 14 miles from Toronto. It has a telegraph office and a sawmill. Pop. 50.

AILSA CRAIG, a market town in Middlesex co., Ont., on the G. T. R., 24 miles W. of London. It contains several mills and factories, 2 telegraph offices, a printing office, and a number of stores. Cattle fairs are held here monthly. Pop. 750.

AINLEYVILLE, Huron co., Ont. See Dingle.

AINSLIE GLEN, a hamlet in Inverness co., N.S.

AIRD, a post village in Missisquoi co., Que., on Missisquoi Bay, 15 miles from St. Armand. It contains 2 stores. Pop. 50.

AIREY, Elgin co., Ont. See Aldboro.

AIRLIE, a post office in Simcoe co., Ont., 10 miles from Angus.

ALBANEL, a township in Chicoutimi co., Que., in the beautiful valley of the Tikouabi, a tributary of Lake St. John, so named in memory of the zealous missionary who was the first European to journey by this route to Lake Mistassini, and thence to Hudson's Bay, in 1672 It is bounded N. by Lake Mistassini.

ALBANY, a post settlement in Prince co., P.E.I., 16 miles from Summerside. Pop. 150.

ALBANY, NEW, a settlement in Queens co., N.S., on Port Medway river, 40 miles from Annapolis. Pop. 75.

ALBANY PLAINS, a hamlet in Queens co., P.E.I. It contains a hotel.

ALBERT, a peninsular county of New Brunswick, having the Petitcodiac River for its N., and the Bay of Fundy for its E. and S. boundary. Area 429,000 acres. This county contains valuable coal mines and gypsum quarries. Capital, Hopewell. Pop. 10,672.

ALBERT BRIDGE, a post village in Cape Breton co., N.S., on Mira river, 12 miles from Sydney. It contains several mills and stores. Pop. 250.

ALBERT MINES, a mining village in Albert co., N.B., 20 miles from Moncton. It contains rich and extensive coal mines. The bed is included in shales with an underlying mass of soft slate, and the coal is directly overlaid by a stratum of highly bituminous shales, filled with the embalmed remains of a beautiful species of the genus Palaeoniscus, fishes of the ganoid order. A tramway 5½ miles long, connects the mines with Hillsborough, a port of entry on the Petitcodiac River. Pop. 200.

ALBERTON, a post village in Wentworth co., Ont, 12 miles from Hamilton. It contains 2 sawmills and 2 stores. Pop. 100.

ALBERTON, a flourishing seaport town in Prince co., P.E.I., on Cascumpeque Bay, 43 miles from Summerside. It contains a telegraph office, saw and gristmills, several factories, and a number of stores. Its harbor is a great rendezvous for vessels engaged in the fisheries. Pop. 700.

ALBERTVILLE, Essex co., Ont. See Gosfield.

ALBION, or BOLTON, a thriving post village in Cardwell co., Ont., on the Humber river, with a station on the T. G. & B. R. (called Bolton), 25 miles from Toronto. It contains 2 telegraph offices, several stores, a flour and grist mill, a woolen mill, an iron foundry, and a printing office issuing a weekly newspaper. Pop. 1,000.

ALBION MILLS, or ALBION-VILLE, Wentworth co., Ont. See Mount Albion.

ALBION MINES, or COAL MINES, or STELLARTON, a mining village in Pictou co., N.S., on the East river, with a station on the I. R., (called Stellar-ton,) 101 miles N.E. of Halifax. Here are valuable coal mines, from which large quantities of coal are annually raised. The General Mining Association own a fine railway 6 miles long, from the mines to the loading wharf at Pictou Harbor. The village contains a telegraph office, and about 15 stores. Pop. 2,000.

ALBIONVILLE, Wentworth co., Ont. See Mount Albion.

ALBURY, a post village in Prince Edward co., Ont., 9 miles from Belleville. Pop. 100.

ALDBORO, or NEW GLASGOW, or AIUEY, a post village in Elgin co., Ont., on Lake Erie, 14 miles from Newbury. Pop. 150.

ALDERSHOT, a post village in Wentworth co., Ont., ½ a mile from Waterdown. Pop. 150.

ALDERVILLE, an Indian post village in Northumberland co., Ont., 19 miles from Cobourg. Pop. 200.

ALEXANDER'S POINT, a poet village and fishing settlement in Gloucester co., N.B., on Shippegan Island, at the entrance to Baie des Chaleurs, 73 miles W.N.W. of Chatham. Pop. 200.

ALEXANDRIA, a flourishing post village in Glengarry co., Ont., on the M. & O. J.R., 21 miles from Rivière Raisin. It contains several stores a telegraph office, an iron foundry, flour and sawmills, a carding mill and a tannery; also manufactories of cloth, pearl-ash, wagons and other articles. Pop. 800

ALEXANDRA, or FRENCH VILLAGE, or CASCUMPEQUE, a post village in Prince co., P.E.I., and on the Gulf of St. Lawrence, 35 miles from Summerside. It is one of the principal depots of the gulf fisheries. Pop. 150

ALFRED, a post village in Prescott co., Ont., 15 miles from L'Orignal. Pop. 70

ALGOMA, a distance at the W. extremity of Ontario, on the N. shores of Lakes Huron and Superior. It contains rich copper and silver mines, and is watered by many streams. Area 27,605,802 acres. Pop. 7,018, chiefly Indians.

ALGONQUIN or WRIGHT'S CORNERS, a post village in Grenville co., Ont. 5 miles from Maitland. Pop. 100

ALINAVILLE, Oxford co., Ont. See Strathallen

ALLANBURG, a post village in Welland co., Ont., on the Welland canal, with a station on the W. R., 7 miles from St. Catharines. It contains a telegraph office, a sawmill and several stores. Pop. 300

ALLENDALE, a settlement in York co., N.B., 43 miles from Fredericton. Pop. 50

ALLENDALE MILLS or LANG, a post village in Peterborough co., Ont. On Indian River, 10 miles from Peterborough. It contains saw and gristmills, a carding mill and a hoop factory. Pop. 200.

ALLEN PARL, a post village in Grey co., Ont., 6½ miles from Durham. It contains a grist mill. Pop. 70

ALLEN'S CORNERS, a post village in Chateauguay co., Que., 24 miles from Caughnawaga. Pop. 80.

ALLAN'S MILLS, a post village in Lanark co., Ont., on Grant's Creek, a branch of the Tay, 7 miles from Perth. It contains 1 store, 1 sawmill and 2 gristmills. Pop. 50

ALLAN'S MILLS, Northumberland co., Ont. See Rylstone.

ALLANSVILLE, a pretty post village in Simcoe co., Ont., on Kempenfeldt Bay, an arm of Lake Simcoe, with a station on the N.R., 63 miles from Toronto. It contains a telegraph office and several stores and sawmills. Pop. 200.

ALLENFORD, a post village in Bruce co., Ont., 13½ miles from Owen Sound; It contains a saw and gristmill, a telegraph office and several stores. Pop. 150

ALLEN SETTLEMENT, Hastings co., Ont. See Cooper.

ALLENSVLLE, a post village in Victoria co., Ont., 16 miles from Bracebridge. It contains a store and sawmill.

ALLISONVILLE, a post village in Prince Edward co., Ont., 12 miles from Picton. Pop. 150

ALLISTON, a post village in Simcoe co., Ont., 17 miles from Gilford. It contains a sawmill, foundry, telegraph, office and several stores. Pop. 250

ALLRIGHT ISLAND, one of the Magdalen Islands, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Area, 8,600 acres. Pop. 838.

ALLUMETTE ISLAND, or ADAMS, or CHAPEAU, a post village in Pontiac co.. Que., on an island in the Ottawa River, 8 miles from Pembroke. It is also called Chapeau, from a rock resembling (chapeau) in the rapids at the head of the Island. Pop. 250.

ALMA, Bruce co., Ont. See Lurgan.

ALMA, a post village in Pictou co., N.S., 5 miles from Stellarton. It contains an axe factory and store. Pop. 100.

ALMA, a thriving post village in Wellington co., Ont., on the W. G. & N. R , 23 miles from Guelph. It contains saw and planing mills, a shingle factory, a telegraph office, and several stores. Pop. 350.

ALMIRA, a post village in York co., Ont., 12 miles from Aurora. It contains a woolen factory, a sawmill and a grist mill. Pop. 100.

ALMONTE, or RAMSAY, a flourishing post village in Lanark co., Ont., on the Mississippi River, an affluent of the Ottawa, with a station on the B. & O. R., 35 miles from Ottawa. It has Episcopal, Presbyterian, Methodist and Roman Catholic churches, 2 telegraph offices, a branch bank, an iron foundry, and a number of extensive woolen factories, saw and grist mills, &c. It possesses unlimited water power. A weekly newspaper is published in Almonte. The township of Ramsay, in which this village is situated, is one of the most thickly settled in the district, and has a large trade in agricultural produce. Pop. 3,218; Pop. of Almonte, 2,080.

ALPORT, a river port in Victoria co., Ont, on Lake Muskoka, 4 miles from Bracebridge.

ALTON, a post village in Cardwell co., Ont., on the River Credit, with a station on the T. G. & B. R., 44½ miles from Toronto. It has good water power, and contains 3 sawmills, 3 flour and grist mills, an axe factory, a woolen factory, 2 cabinet factories, a steam shingle and lath factory, and a telegraph office. There is an abundance of limestone near the station. The Caledon Lakes, famed for their excellent trout, are in the neighborhood. Pop. 400.

ALTONA, a post village in Ontario co., Ont., 4¼ miles from Stouffville. Pop. 100.

ALTONVILLE ; a hamlet in Huron co., Ont. It contains a hotel and store.

ALVANLEY, a post office in Grey co., Ont., 9¾ miles from Owen Sound.

ALVINSTON, a post village in Lambton co., Ont., on Big Bear Creek, and on the C. S. R., (St. Clair division,) 35 miles from St. Thomas. It contains 3 stores and a sawmill.

AMARANTH, a station on the T. G. & B. R., in Wellington co., Ont., 56 miles from Toronto. A large quantity of timber is shipped from this station. It has a telegraph office.

AMBERLEY, a post village in Huron co., Ont., on Lake Huron, 22 miles from Goderich. It is surrounded by a fine agricultural country, and is one of the best fishing stations on the lake. It has a telegraph office. Pop. 100.

AMBLESIDE, a post office in Bruce co.. Ont., 10 miles from Walkerton.

AAJELIASBURG, or ROBLINS MILLS, a post village in Prince Edward co., Ont., at the outlet of Roblin Lake in the Bay of Quinte, S miles from Belleville. It contains several stores and hotels, and is a port at which the Belleville and Kingston steamers call. Pop. 200.

AMHERST, formerly known as FORT LAWRENCE, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, the capital of Cumberland co., very pleasantly situated on an arm of Cumberland Bay, and on the Intercolonial railway, 9 miles from Sackville. N.B., and 138 miles W. by N. of Halifax. It contains, besides the county and railway buildings, about 30 stores, several churches, hotels, mills and factories, an iron foundry, 2 tanneries, one printing office issuing a weekly newspaper, a telegraph office, and a branch bank. It is a port of entry, and has a large trade especially in lumber and shipbuilding. The total number of arrivals for 1872 was 190 (tons 21,836), and the clearances 208 (tons 24,106.) Total value of imports $94,244: exports $107,769. Pop. 2,000.

AMHERSTBURG, an incorporated town in Essex co., Ont., on the Detroit River, 5 miles above its junction with Lake Erie, and at the western terminus of the Canada Southern railway, 18 miles from Windsor. It was at one time a garrison town, and was called Malden, the name of a fortress in the town. It contains a courthouse, a lunatic asylum, 5 places of worship, several saw and gristmills, an iron foundry, about 25 stores, 5 hotels, and a telegraph office. Amherstburg is a port of entry. Total value of imports for 1872, $80,657; exports $114,350. Steamers run daily between Amherstburg and Detroit. Pop. 1,936.

AMHERST COVE, (Upper and Lower,) a fishing settlement in Bonavista district, Nfld., 12 miles from Bonavista. Pop. 135.

AHHERST HILL, a post office in Cumberland co., N.S.

AMHERST ISLAND, an island near the entrance to the Bay of Quinte, W. of Kingston, Ont. Its original French name was the Isle of Tanti. Area 16,830 acres. Pop. 1,189.

AMHERST ISLAND, one of the most important of the Magdalen group, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, 140 miles S.E. of Perce. On its S. point is a lighthouse exhibiting a powerful revolving light. Lat. 47° 13' N., lon. 61° 58 W. Pop. 1,131.

AMHERST POINT, a post settlement in Cumberland co., N.S., 4 miles from Amherst. Pop. 200.

AMHERST ROAD, a settlement in Cumberland co., N.S., ½ mile from River Philip.

AMHERST SHORE, Cumberland co., N.S. See Rockwell.

AMIENS, a post village in Middlesex co., Ont., 6 miles from Strathroy. Pop. 130.

AMOUR POINT, a headland on the S.E. side of Forteau Bay, Labrador. Lat. 51° 27'35' N., Ion. 56° 50' 53 W. On it is a lighthouse.

AMQUI, Rimouski co., Que. See Neigette.

ANCASTER, a thriving post village in Wentworth co., Ont., 7 miles W.S.W. of Hamilton. It contains an extensive knitting factory, an iron foundry, carding and woolen mills, an agricultural implement factory, a telegraph office, and several stores. Pop. 600.

ANCE SABLON, a cove on the Labrador coast, at the eastern extremity of the province of Quebec.

ANCIENNE LORETTE, a thriving post village and parish in Quebec co., on the Gosford railway, 9 miles from Quebec. It has a large lumber trade. Pop. 2,233.

ANDERSON, a post office in Perth co., Ont., 17 miles from St. Mary's.

ANDERSON, a post office in Westmorland co., N.B.

ANDERSON'S CORNERS, Huntingdon co., Que. See Six Mile Cross.

ANDERSON'S CORNERS, Wentworth co., Ont. See Blackheath.

ANDERSON'S MILLS, a small village in Frontenac co., Ont., on Bob's Lake, 41 miles from Kingston. It contains a sawmill and a gristmill. Pop. 25.

ANDERSON'S MOUNTAIN, a settlement in Pictou co., N.S., 4 miles from New Glasgow. It has extensile freestone quarries. Pop. 100.

ANDERSON'S SETTLEMENT, £b Gloucester co., N.B., 26 miles from Bathurst. Pop. 50.

ANDOVER, or TOBIQUE, a poet village in Victoria co., N.B., pleasantly situated on the River St. John, opposite the mouth of the Tobique River, 180 miles W.N.W. of St. John, and 50 miles N. of Woodstock. A large trade is done here in lumber. During the season of navigation steamers ply between Andover and Woodstock. Pop. 400.

ANDREWSVILLE, a post village in Lanark co., Ont., on the Rideau canal, 2½ miles from Merrickville, 11½ miles from Irish Creek. Pop. 100.

ANGE GARDIEN, a thriving post village and parish in Montmorency co., Que., on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, 10 miles from Quebec. It contains several stores. Pop. 1,049.

ANGE GARDIEN, Rouville co., Que. See Canrobert.

AXGE GARDIEN, a parish in Ottawa co., Que., 10 miles from Ottawa. Pop. 1,234.

ANGELINE formerly SOIXANTE, a post village in Rouville co., Que., on the S. S. & C. R., 21 miles from St. Johns.

 


Lovell's Gazetteer of British North America, Edited by P.A. Crossby, 1873

 

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