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Angels Cove to Ayton, Canada

ANGELS COVE, a small settlement in Placentia and St Mary's district, Nfld., 18 miles from Placentia. Pop. 7.

ANGERS, a post village in Ottawa co., Que., on the Ottawa river, 14 miles from Ottawa. Pop. 250.

ANGUS, a flourishing post village in Simcoe co., Ont., on the N. R., 73 miles from Toronto. It contains 2 telegraph offices, 1 printing office, 7 sawmills, 3 grist mills, and several stores and hotels. Pop. 400.

ANNAGANCE, a post village in Kings co., N.B., on the I. R., 60 miles N. of St. John. Pop. 100.

ANNANDALE, or GRAND RIVER a post village in Kings co., P.E I., on the north side of Grand River, 10 miles from Georgetown. It contains several mills and stores. Pop. 150.

ANNAPOLIS, formerly called PORT ROYAL, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, at the mouth of the River Annapolis, a fine inlet of the Bay of Fundy, 129 miles W. of Halifax. It is the most ancient settlement in this part of North America having been founded in 1604 by De Monts, a Frenchman. Subsequently, in the time of Queen Anne. It was the seat of Government until 1749. Annapolis boasts of one of the prettiest sites in Nova Scotia. It is the western terminus of the W. & A. R. and has daily steam communication with St. John, N.B., distant 63 miles. It contains a telegraph office, a branch bank, a Dominion saving bank, a well furnished reading room and library, a printing office issuing a weekly newspaper, 9 hotels, and about 25 stores. Shipbuilding is largely engaged in. The total number of arrivals at this port for 1872 was 133 (tons 15,354), and clearances 106 (tons 12,557.) Total value of imports $42,191; exports $108,793. Pop. 800.

ANNAPOLIS, a county of Nova Scotia, having the Bay of Fundy for its N. boundary. It is traversed by the Windsor and Annapolis railway. The land is of a very superior quality, consisting of dike, salt marl, intervale and upland. Area 837,000 acres. Pop. 18,121.

ANSE AUX GRIFFONS, Gaspe co., Que. See Griffon's Cove.

ANSTRUTHER, a hamlet in Peterborough co., Ont. It contains a hotel and a store.

ANTICOSTI, a large island of the province of Quebec, in the estuary of the St. Lawrence, between lat. 49° and 50 1 N., and Ion. 62° and 65" W. Area estimated at 2,600 square miles. Interior mountainous and wooded, climate severe. The north, coast is high and without harbors, the south shore low and very dangerous. There are four lighthouses on the island. Anticosti Island is a valuable resort for seal and bear bunting, and for salmon, trout, cod, and herring fishing. On the low lands, on the south coast, there exists more than 160 square miles of peat bog, of 2 to 3 feet thickness, and of excellent quality. Marl is also found on the island. Pop. 102.

ANTIOONISH, formerly called SYDNEY, or SIDNEY, a flourishing town at the eastern extremity of Nova Scotia, in the co. of Antigonish, 40 miles E. of New Glasgow. It is the county town, and the seat of the n Catholic Bishop of Arichat. It contains a large college, a cathedral, a telegraph office, a printing office issuing a weekly newspaper, a branch bank, and about 20 stores and 4 hotels. The total number of arrivals for 1872 was 46 (tons 6,389), and the clearances 25 (tons 12,557.) Total value of imports $36,014; exports $87,476. The inhabitants are chiefly of Scotch descent. St. George's Bay, a fine inlet of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, is situated opposite the town. It is navigable for vessels drawing ten feet of water. Pop. 1,000.

ANTIGONISH HARBOR, a post office in Antigonish co., N.S.

ANTLER CREEK, a post office in the district of Cariboo, B.C.

ANTRIM, a post village in Carleton co., Ont., 4 miles from Pakenham. Pop. 130.

ANTRIM, a post village in Halifax co., N.S., 7 miles from Milford. Pop. 150.

APOHAQUI, or MOUTH OF MILLSTREAM, a post village in Kings co., N.B., on the I. R., 39 miles from St. John. It contains several stores and sawmills. Pop. 300.

APPIN, a post village in Middlesex co., Ont., on the G. W. R., 22 miles W.S. W of London. It has a telegraph office. 2 stores and a saw and gristmill. Pop. 100

APPLEBY, St. John co., N.B. See Riverside.

APPLEBY, a post village in Halton co., Ont., on the G. W. R., 11 miles from Hamilton. Pop. 150.

APPLE GROVE, a post office in Stanstead co., Que 3 miles from Smith's Mills.

APPLE RIVER, a post village in Cumberland co., N.S., on the Apple river, 42 miles from Parrsborough, and 54 miles from Athol. Pop. 100.

APPLETON, a thriving post village in Lanark co., Ont., on the Mississippi River, with a station on the C. C. R., 26 miles from Ottawa. It possesses excellent water power, and contains several mills and woolen factories, and a telegraph office. Pop. 300.

APSEY COVE, a small fishing settlement in Twillingate and Fogo district, Nfld., 14 miles from Fogo. Pop. 14.

APSLEY, a post village in Peterborough co., Ont., 45 miles from Peterborough. It contains a sawmill and a store. Pop. 75.

APTO, a post village in Simcoe co., Ont., 11 miles from Barrie. It contains 2 sawmills and 1 hotel. Pop. 100.

AQUAFORTE, a fishing settlement and harbor in Ferryland district, Nfld., 48 miles from St. John's. Pop. 213.

ARCADIA, a pretty village in Yarmouth co., N.S., on the seashore, 3 miles from Yarmouth. It contains 2 stores, and several mills and factories. Pop. 500.
ARCHIBALD SETTLEMENT, in Restigouche co., N.B., 22 miles from Dalhousie, 3 miles from Louison River It contains a post office. Pop. 200.

ARDEN, a post village in Frontenac co., Ont., 40 miles from Napanee. It contains 2 stores and saw and grist mills. Pop. 100.

ARDOOH, a post village in Frontenac co., Ont., 70 miles from Kingston. Pop. 50.

ARDTREA, a post village in Simcoe co., Ont., 5 miles from Orillia. Pop. 50.

ARDOISE HILL, a small village in Han's co., N.S., 2k miles from Ellershouse. Pop. 100.

ARGEXTEUIL, a county of Quebec, on the northern banks of the Ottawa River. Area 599,700 acres. It is watered by the Rouge and North Rivers, and several smaller streams. The lower part, bordering on the Ottawa, is traversed by the Carillon and Grenville railway. The projected Northern Colonization railway will also pass through the county. Chief town, Lachute. Pop. 12,806.

ARGYLE, a post village in Victoria co., Ont., on the T. & N. R., 67 miles from Toronto. Pop. 100.

ARGYLE, a post village and township in Yarmouth co., N.S., on the sea coast, 19 miles from Yarmouth. The village contains 4 stores and 2 hotels. Pop. of township 1,333.

ARGYLE, or SOUTH RIVER LAKE, a settlement in Guysborough co.. N S., 36 Miles from Hopewell. Pop. 150.

ARICHAT, a flourishing seaport of Nova Scotia, on the island of Cape Breton, about lat. 45° 28 N; lon. 61° 3 W. It contains several important fishery establishments. It is the chief town of the co: of Richmond, is principally populated by French, has a convent and English academy, and has a harbor capable of sheltering the largest vessels. A lead mine is worked at the head of the harbor. The total number of arrivals for 1872 was 89 (tons 10,220), and the clearances 25 (tons 1,594.) Total value of imports $64,229; exports 19,550. Pop. 1,058.

ARISAIG, a post village in Antigonish co., N.S., romantically situated on the Gulf of St. Lawrence, 32½ miles from New Glasgow. Pop. 150.

ARKELL, a post village in "Wellington co., Ont., 5 miles from Guelph. It has a woolen factory. Pop. 100.

ARKONA, a post village in Lambton co., Ont., 7 miles from Widder. It contains a telegraph office, a foundry, and several mills and factories. Pop. 500.

ARKWRIGHT, a post village in Bruce co., Ont., 22 miles from Owen Sound. Pop. 150.

ARLINGTON, a post village in Cardwell co., Ont., 22 miles from Gilford. It contains 2 stores, 2 hotels, and a sawmill. Pop. 90.

ARMADALE, a post village in York co., Ont., 2½ miles from Markham. Pop. 30.

ARMAGH, or ST. CAJETAN, a post village in Bellechasse co., Que., 24 miles from St. Valier. It contains several sawmills, and has a large lumber trade. Pop. 300.

ARMAND, or ST. HONORÉ a post village in Temiscouata co., Que., 26 miles from Rivière du Loup en bets. Pop. 100.

ARMSTRONG'S BROOK, a post settlement in Restigouche co., N.B., 24 miles E. of Dalhousie. Pop. 200.

ARMSTRONG'S CORNER, a post settlement in Queens co., N.B., 6 miles from Welsford. Pop. 200.

ARMSTRONG'S FALLS, Victoria co., Ont. See McKellar.

ARNOLD'S, Oxford co., Ont. See Goble's Corners.

ARNOLD'S COVE, a small fishing settlement in the district of Placentia and St. Mary's, Nfld., on Long Island. Pop. 44.

ARNOTT, or HOLLAND CORNERS, a post village in Grey co., Ont., 12 miles from Owen Sound. It has a telegraph office. Pop. 30.

ARNPRIOR, a nourishing post village in Renfrew co., Ont., on the Madawaska River, near its confluence with the Ottawa, with a station on the B. & O. R., 40 miles from Ottawa. It contains several grist, saw and woolen mills, 2 telegraph offices, a printing office, a branch bank, and several stores and hotels, and has a large lumber trade. There are marble quarries and iron in the vicinity. Pop. 1,714.

AROOSTOOK, a post village and settlement in Victoria co., N.B., on the Aroostook River, near its confluence with the St. John, 66 miles from Woodstock. It has a large woolen mill. Pop. 400.

AROS, a post village in Victoria co., Ont., 5½ miles from Kirkfield. Pop. 50.

ARTEME'SIA, Grey co., Ont. See Flesherton.

ARTHABASKA, a county in the S. part of Quebec. Area 439,000 acres, It is traversed by the Grand Trunk railway, and drained by the Nicolet River and its branches. It is attached to Drummond for electoral purposes. Chief town, St. Christophe d'Arthabaska. Pop. 17,611.

ARTHABASKA, Arthabaska co., Que. Sec East Arthabaska.

ARTHABASKA STATION, or VICTORI A VILLE, a thriving post village in Arthabaska co., Que., on the G. T. R., at its junction with the Three Rivers branch, 108 miles E. of Montreal. It contains several stores and mills, and a telegraph office, and has a large lumber trade. Pop. 400.

ARTHABASKAVILLE, Arthabaska co., Que. See St. Christophe d' Arthabaska.

ARTHUR, an incorporated village in Wellington co., Ont., on the Conestoga River, with a station on the T. G. & B. R., 72 miles from Toronto. It is in the heart of a fine agricultural district, and contains saw, grist, flax and planing mills, a woolen factory, shingle factors , potash factory, tannery, several stores and hotels, 2 telegraph offices, and a printing office issuing a weekly news-paper. Pop. 900.

ARTHUR GOLD MINES, a post office in Halifax co., N.S., 7 miles from Hamilton's Corners, on the Musquodoboit road.

ARTIIURETTE, a post settlement in Victoria co., N.B., 15 miles from Andover. Pop. 400.

ARUNDEL, a post settlement in Argenteuil co., Que., 28 miles from Grenville. Pop. 50.

ARVA, or ST. JOHNS, a post village in Middlesex co., Ont., on the Thames river, 6 miles from London. It contains a woolen factory, and several stores and mills. Pop. 200.

ASCOT CORNER, a post village in Sherbrooke co., Que., 7 miles from Sherbrooke. Pop. 80.

ASHBURN, a post village in Ontario co., Ont., 10 miles from Whitby. Pop. 150.

ASHBURNHAM, a market town in Peterborough co., Ont., on the Otonabee River, ¼ mile from Peterborough. It contains saw and gristmills, 2 breweries, a foundry, woolen factory, and several stores. Pop. 1,197.

ASHCROFT, a post office in Yale co., B.C., 204 miles from New Westminster.

ASHDALE, Hants co., N.S. See Rawdon, south.

ASHDOWN, a post office in Victoria co., Ont, 14 miles from Port Carling.

ASHGROVE, a post village in Halton co., Ont., 4 miles from Georgetown. Pop. 50.

ASH ISLAND, an island in the River Richelieu, at the mouth of the River Lacolle.

ASHLEY, a post office in Grey co., Ont., 5 miles from Owen Sound.

ASHTON f a post village in Carleton co., Ont., on the River Jock, with a station on the C. C. R., 23 miles from Ottawa. It contains 5 stores, 2 hotels, 1 foundry and 1 tannery. Pop. 250.

ASHWORTH, a post office in Ontario co., Ont., 6 miles from Uxbridge.

ASPHODEL, Peterborough co., Ont. See Westwood.

ASPOTOGAN HARBOR, a seaport in Lunenburg co., N.S., on the Atlantic coast, 50 miles W. of Halifax. The Aspotogan Mountain, which rises back of the harbor, is the highest ground in the western part of the province.

ASP Y BAY, a hamlet in Victoria co., N.S., on the seacoast. It contains 2 stores, and is the place of landing of the Atlantic Telegraph cable.

ASSAMETQUAGAN, a post office in Bonaventure co., Que., on the Intercolonial railway, 80 miles from St. Flavie. It has a telegraph office.

ASSELSTINE'S MILLS, a small village in Lennox co., Ont., 2½ miles from Ernestown. It contains a woolen mill and a sawmill. Pop. 35.

ASSUMPTION, a village and river in the Province of Quebec. See L'Assomption.

ASTON STATION, a post village in Nicolet co., Que., on the G. T. R. (Three Rivers branch), 18 miles from Arthabaska. It contains a telegraph office and 2 stores. Pop. 30.

ATHA, a post village in Ontario co., Ont., miles from Stouffville. It contains several sawmills. Pop. 50.

ATHELSTAN, or ST. MICHAEL, a post village in Huntingdon co., Que., 5½ miles from Huntingdon. It contains grist and sawmills, 4 stores, and 2 hotels. Pop. 150.

ATHENS, a post office in Ontario co., Ont., 3 miles from Uxbridge.

ATHERLEY, a thriving post village in Ontario co., Ont., on tire narrows of Lake Simcoe, with a station on the N. R. (Muskoka branch) 3 miles from Orillia. It contains saw, grist, carding and fulling mills, 4 stores and 2 hotels. Pop. 400.

ATHERTON, or TRENTONVILLE, a post village in Norfolk co., Ont., 3½ miles from Delhi. Pop. 80.

ATHLONE, a post village in Card-well co., Ont., 18 miles from Bradford. It contains a grist mill, sawmill and general store.

ATIIOL, a post village in Glengarry co., Ont., 20 miles from Alexandria. It contains saw and gristmills, 2 pearl-ash factories, and 3 stores. Pop. 150.

ATHOL, a village on the I. R., in Cumberland co., N.S., 12 miles from Amherst. It has a telegraph office and several stores.

ATTERCLIFFE, a post village in Monck co., Ont., on the Welland river, and on the C. S. R., 8 miles from Canfield. Considerable quantities of lumber and railroad ties are shipped from this point. It contains 3 stores and a sawmill.

AUDIGNY, a post village in Ottawa co., Que., 45 miles from Ottawa. Pop. 50.

AUBREY, or CALIFORNIA, a post village in Chateauguay co., Que., on the English river, 4 miles from St. Jean Chrysostome, 18 miles from St. Remi. It contains a sawmill and several stores. Pop. 300.

AUBURN, a hamlet in Halton co., Ont. It has a hotel.

AUBURN, or MANCHESTER, a post village in Huron co., Ont., 12 miles from Goderich. It contains several mills and stores. Pop. 200.

AUDLEY, or BROWN'S CORNERS, a post office in Ontario co., Ont., 5 miles from Whitby.

AUGHRIM, a post village in Lambton co., Ont, 9 miles from Newbury. Pop. 50.

AUGUSTA COVE, or WARBLINGTON, a post village in Prince co., P.E.I., 20 miles from Summerside. Pop. 180.

AUGUSTA TOWN HALL, Grenville co., Ont. See Charleville.

AU LAC, or COLE'S ISLAND, a post village in Westmorland co., N.B., on the Au Lac River, with a station on the I. R., 2 miles from Sackville. Pop. 50.

AULD'S COVE, Guysborough co., N.S. See Forristall's.

AULTSVILLE, a thriving post village in Stormont co., Ont, on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, with a station on the G. T. R., 83 miles W. of Montreal. It contains a telegraph office, a pottery, a tannery, a mill, and several stores. Pop. 300.

AUM1CK LAKE, a settlement on the shore of a lake of the same name in the district of Parry Sound, Ont. Pop. 160.

AURORA, or MAC HELL'S CORNERS, an incorporated village in York co., Ont., on the N. R., 30 miles from Toronto. It contains 3 churches, a temperance hall, mechanics' institute, printing office issuing a weekly newspaper, 2 telegraph offices, a foundry, a brewery, several mills and factories, a number of stores, and a fine driving park. Pop. 1,132.

AVALON, a large peninsula forming the southeast part of Newfoundland, having Trinity Bay on the north and Placentia Bay on the south.

AVENING, a post village in Simcoe co., Ont., S miles from Stayner. It contains a telegraph office, 2 woolen factories, and flour and sawmills. Pop. 200.

AVIGNON, or ST. ALEXIS, a post office in43onaventure co., Que., 7 miles from Metapediac.

AVOCA, a post settlement in Argenteuil co., Que., 15 miles from Grenville. Pop. 50

AVON, a post village in Middlesex co., Ont , 17 miles from Ingersoll. Pop. 100.

AVONBANK, a post office in Perth miles from St. Mary's.

AVONDALE,a post office in Carleton co., NB.

AVONDALE, a post village in Pictou co., NS, has a sawmill.

AVONDALE, Hants co., N.S. See Newport Landing.

AVONMORE, a post village in Stormont co., Ont., 18 miles from Cornwall. It contains several mills and stores. Pop. 100

AVONPORT, a pretty post village in Kings co., N.S. on the Avon River, with a station on the W. & A. R., 57 miles from Halifax. Pop. 200.

AVONTON, a post office in Perth co., Ont., 5 miles from Sebringville.

AYER'S FLAT, a post village in Stanstead co., Que., on the M. V. R., 18 miles from Lennoxville. It has a telegraph office, and a good hotel. Pop. 200.

AYLESFORD, a post village it Kings co., N.S on the W. & A. R. 87 miles from Halifax. It contains 11 stores. Pop. 200.

AYLMER (East), a thriving post town in Ottawa co., Que., on the Chaudière Lake, an expansion of the Ottawa river, 8 miles above Ottawa city. It is the chef lieu of the district of Ottawa, and contains several large lumbering establishments, 4 churches, a telegraph office, and a number of stores. The steamers running on the Upper Ottawa start from Aylmer. Pop. 1,650.

AYLMER (West), a flourishing post village in Elgin co., Ont., on Catfish Creek, with a station on the G. W. R., (Canada Air Line,) 64 miles from Canfield. It contains several woolen and carding mills, a gristmill, a tannery, 2 telegraph offices, a printing office, a number of stores, and several hotels. Pop. 1,400.

AYLWIN, a post village in Ottawa co., Que., on the Gatineau River, 60 miles from Ottawa. Pop. 150.

AYR, a thriving post village in Waterloo co., Ont., at the confluence of Smith's Creek (or River Nitu) and Cedar Creek, 7 miles from Paris. It is an important grain and lumber market, possesses good water power, and contains a large iron foundry, woolen factory, extensive flouring mills, &c., also a telegraph office, a branch bank, a number of stores, and several hotels and churches. Pop. 1.300.

AYTON, a post village in Grey co., Ont., 14 miles from Mount Forest. It contains a gristmill and 2 stores. Pop. 150.


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

 

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