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DACRE, a post village in Renfrew co., Ont., 17 miles from Renfrew. It contains 2 hotels and 2 stores. Pop. 30.

DAILLEBOUT, or STE. MELANIE, a flourishing post village in Joliette co., Que., 10 miles from Joliette, and 46 miles N.E. of Montreal. It has excellent water power, and contains several hotels, stores and mills. Pop. 500.

DALESVILLE, a post village in Argenteuil co., Que., 6 miles from Lachute, 53 miles from Montreal. It possesses good water power privileges, and contains Saw, flour and oatmeal mills. Pop. 100.

DALHOUSIE, a hamlet in Annapolis co., N S. It has 2 saw mills.

DALHOUSIE, the chief town of the co. of Restigouche, N.B., is situated on the right bank of the Restigouche River, at its entrance into the Bay of Chaleurs, 284 miles N. of St. John, and 126 miles S.E. of St. Flavie, on the St. Lawrence. In front of the town is a well sheltered, crescent shaped cove, with good holding ground for ships in 9 fathoms water. Fine wharves and excellent timber ponds have been constructed here affording every convenience for loading the largest ships. The Restigouche and its branches drain at least 4,000 square miles of fertile country, abounding in timber and other valuable resources, the whole of which must find its way to the sea by the port of Dalhousie. A large trade is done in Dalhousie in preserved salmon and lobsters. It Las a telegraph office and several churches and stores. The Intercolonial railway passes 4 miles back of the town, engineering difficulties preventing a nearer approach. Dalhousie is a port of entry. The number of arrivals for 1872 was 33 (tons 0,621), and the clearances 16 (tons 8,569.) Total value of imports $171,254; exports $68,269. Pop. 600.

DALHOUSIE EAST, a post village in Kings co., N.S., 26 miles from Kentville. It contains 1 church, 1 hotel, 2 saw mills and 1 grist mill. Pop. 218.

DALHOUSIE MILLS, a post village in Glengarry co., Ont., on Dehisle River, 14 miles from Coteau Station. It contains 2 stores and 2 saw and gristmills. Pop. 150.

DALHOUSIE ROAD, a post settlement in Lunenburg co., N.S., 36 miles from Kentville. Pop. 100.

DALHOUSIE SETTLEMENT, a post settlement in Pictou co., N.S., 10 miles from West River. Pop. 300.

DALIBAIRE, or MECHIN, a post village in Rimouski co., Que., 127 miles from Riviere du Loup en has. Pop. 400.

DALKEITH, or ROBERTSON'S MILLS, a post village in Glengarry co., Ont., 28 miles from Lancaster. It contains grist, saw and carding mills. Pop. 100.

DALRYMPLE, a post village in Victoria co., Out., 23 miles from Woodville. Pop. 100.

DALSTON, a post village in Simcoe co., Ont., 9 miles from Barrie. It contains a store, an hotel, and a saw mill. Pop. 80.

DANBY, formerly OLD DURHAM, a post village in Drummond co., Que., on the G. T. R., 14 miles W. of Richmond. It contains a telegraph office, 2 stores, and 3 sawmills. Pop. 117.

DANFORD LAKE, a post office in Pontine co., Quebec, 50 miles from Ottawa.

DANFORTH, a post village in York co., Ont., 3 miles from Scarborough. Pop. 50.

DANIEL'S COVE, a fishing settlement on the S. side of Trinity Bay, Nfld., 4 miles from Old Perlican. Pop. 28.

DANIEL'S HARBOR, a fishing station on the French shore, Nfld., 4 miles from Bonne Bay. Pop. 33.

DANVILLE, a flourishing post village in Richmond co., Que., on the G. T. R., 86 miles S.W. of Quebec, and 87 miles N. E. of Montreal. It contains 2 hotels, churches of four denominations, 5 or 6 stores, 1 printing office, a match factory, a foundry, a carriage factory, a cabinet factory, a grist mill, and a telegraph office. Pop. 621.

DANZICK COVE, a small fishing settlement in the district of Burin, Nfld., at the entrance to Fortune Bay, (east side), 65 miles from Burin. Pop. 23.

DARK TICKLES, a small fishing settlement in the district of Twillingate and Fogo, Nfld., 25 miles from Tilt Cove. Pop. 25.

DARLING'S LAKE, or SHORT BEACH, a post village in Yarmouth co., N.S., situated on a small lake near the sea shore, 10 miles from Yarmouth. Pop. 100.

DARLINGTON, a post village in Oueens co., P.E.I., 12 miles from Charlottetown. Pop. 200.

DARNLEY, a hamlet in Prince co., P.E.I.

DESCHAILLONS, an island in the River Richelieu, 1 mile S.E. of St. Ours, Que.

DARRELL or SCOTCH SETTLEMENT, a post settlement in Kent co., Ont, 7 miles from Chatham. Pop. 200.

DARTFORD, a post village in Northumberland co., Ont., 18 miles from Colborne. It contains 1 store and several mills. Pop. 100.

DARTMOOR, a post village in Victoria co., Out., 32 miles from Woodville. Pop. 100.

DARTMOUTH, a seaport in the north part of Prince Edward Island, in Prince co., on Richmond Bay, in lat. 46^ 33 N., Ion. 63^ 54 W.

DARTMOUTH, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, Halifax co., situated at the entrance of a small River into Halifax harbor, opposite the city of Halifax. It contains several foundries, three tanneries, the Provincial Lunatic Asylum, and many fine private residences. A ferry plies between Dartmouth and Halifax every fifteen minutes. Pop. 4,358.

DASHWOOD, a post village in Huron co., Ont., 21 miles from Seaforth. Pop. 100.

DASHWOOD, Brome co., Que. See Farnboro.

DAVENPORT, a post village in York co., Ont., on the N. R., 5 miles from Toronto. It has a telegraph office. Pop. 120.

DAVIS CORNERS, a small village in Frontenac co., Ont., 25 miles from Perth. Pop. 30.

DAVISVILLE, a post village in York co., Ont., 3 miles from Toronto. Pop. 200.

DAWN MILLS, a post village in Bothwell co., Out., on the River Sydenham, 17 miles from Chatham. It contains a woolen factory, and a saw and grist mill. Pop. 75.

DAWSON'S COVE, a small fishing settlement in the district of Fortune Bay, Nfld., on Connaigre Bay, 6 miles from Harbor Briton. Pop. 30.

DAWSON SETTLEMENT, a post settlement in Albert co., N.B., 15 miles from Salisbury. Pop. 250.

DAYWOOD, a post settlement in Grey co., Ont., 8 miles from Owen Sound. Pop. 50.

DEADMAN'S BAY, a small fishing settlement in the district of Twillingate and Fogo, Nfld., 18 miles from Green's Pond. Pop. 30.

DEADMAN'S HARBOR, a fishing settlement on the Bay of Fundy, Charlotte co., N.B., 12 miles from St. George. Pop. 60.

DEALTOWN, a post village in Kent co., Ont., 7 miles from Rondeau, 19 miles from Chatham. It contains several stores and hotels, and two sawmills, and has a good trade in grain and lumber. Pop. 150.

DEBECK, a post village in Carleton co., N.B., on the N. B. & C. R 11 miles from Woodstock, and 8 miles from Houlton, Me. Pop. 50.

DEBERT, a small village in Colchester co., N.S., near the head of Cobequid Bay, on the I. R., 12 miles from Truro. Pop. 140.

DEBERT River, Colchester co, N.S. See River Debert.

DE CEWSVILLE, a post village in Haldimand co., Out., 3 miles from Cayuga. It contains 2 hotels, 1 store, 1 saw mill and 3 grist mills. Pop. 100.

DEEP BROOK, or CLEMENTS WEST, a post village in Annapolis co., N.S., 12 miles from Annapolis. Pop. 100.

DEEP COVE, a small village in Lunenburg co., N.S., on the sea coast, 34 mil^s from Halifax. Pop. 30.

DEERDOCK, a post village in Addington co., Ont., 33 miles from Perth. Pop. 25.

DEERFIELD, a post settlement in Yarmouth co., N.S., on the sea coast, 11 miles from Yarmouth. Pop. 500.

DEER HARBOR, a small fishing settlement in the district of Trinity Bay, Nfld., on Random Island, 10 miles from New Bonaventure. Pop. 53.

DEERITURST, a post village in Simcoe co., Ont., 5 miles from Bradford. Pop. 75.

DEER ISLAND, an island of New Brunswick, in Passamaquoddy Bay, near its entrance, on the S.W. side, about 7 miles long, and 3 miles broad. It is settled by farmers and fishermen. Pop. 1,000. See Fairhaven.

DEER ISLAND, a small island in the district of Burgeo and La Poile, Nfld., 12 miles from Burgeo. Pop. 59.

DEER ISLAND, one of a group of islands in the district of Bonavista, Nfld., 7 miles from Green's Pond. Pop. 77.

DEER LAKE, a station on the N. B. & C. R., in York co., N.B., 59 miles from St. Andrews. Large quantities of lumber are shipped from this station.

DEE SIDE, a post office in Bonaventure co., Que., 7 miles from Metapediac.

DEGELE, a post office in Temiscouata co., Que., 58 miles from Riviere du Loup en has.

DE GRATS, a fishing station on the French shore. Nfld., on Quirpon island, 2 miles from Quirpon. Pop. 8.

DELAWARE, a thriving post # village in Middlesex co., Ont., on the River Thames, and on the C. S. R., 14 miles from St. Thomas. It contains saw and grist mills, a brewery, a stave factory, several stores and hotels, and a telegraph office. Pop. 400.

DELBY'S COVE, a small fishing station in the district of Trinity, Nfld., at the entrance to Smith's Sound, 6 miles from New Bonaventure. Pop. 27.

DELHI, or FREDERICKSBURG, a flourishing post village in Norfolk co., Ont., on the Rowan River and on the G. W. R., (Canada Airline,) 86 miles from Buffalo. It has a large trade in sawn lumber, and contains several churches, hotels and stores, a cloth factory, an iron foundry, a saw null, a grist mill, and a telegraph office. Pop. 300.

DELTA, or BEVERLEY, a thriving post village in Leeds CO., Out., on a small stream called Mill Creek, which connects upper and lower Beverley Lakes, 24 miles from Brockville. It has several stores, hotels and mills, an iron foundry and a telegraph office. Pop. 300.

DEMOISELLE CREEK, a settlement in Albert co., N.B., on the banks of a small creek falling into the Petitcodiac River, 6 miles from Hillsborough. Pop. 150.

DEMORESTVILLE, formerly called SMITH'S MILLS, a thriving post village in Prince Edward co., Ont., 9 miles N.W. of Picton, 12 miles from Belleville, and 4 miles from North Port. It has a good trade in hops, grain and lumber, and contains woolen, flouring and saw mill, and 4 stores. Pop. 300.

DEMPSEY'S CORNER, a post village in Kings co., N.S., 2 miles from Aylesford. Pop. 150.

DENBIGH, or CEDAR LAKE, a post settlement in Addington co., Ont., 90 miles from Napanee. Pop. 80.

DENFIILD, a post settlement in Middlesex co., Out., 14 miles from London. Pop. 100.

DENISON'S MILLS, a post village in Richmond co., Que., 7 miles from Richmond. Pop. 150.

DENISTON, or PICCADILLY, a post village in Addington eo., Ont., 30 miles from Kingston. Pop. 100.

DENSMORE'S, a post village in Hants co., N.S., on the Shubenacadie River, 15 miles from Shubenacadie. Pop. 150.

DENSMORE'S MILLS, a post office in Hants co., N.S., 17 miles from Shubenacadie.

DE RAMSAY, a post office in Joliette co., Que., 18 miles from Berthier en hunt.

DERBY, a post village in Northumberland co., N.B., 9 miles from Newcastle. It contains 3 stores, 2 hotels, 1 tannery and a bark extract factory. Pop. 200.

DERBY, Brant co., Ont. See Harley.

DEREHAM, Oxford co., Ont. See Tilsonburg.

DERRYVILLE, a post village in Ontario co., ( nt., 4 miles from Cannington. Pop. 150.

DERRY WEST, a post village in Peel co., Ont., 5 miles from Malton. Pop. 100.

DERWENT, a post village in Middlesex co , Out., 10 miles from London. Pop. 150.

DE SABLE, a post village in Queens co., P.E.I., 20 miles from Charlottetown. Pop. 100.

DESBOROUGH, a post office in Grey CO., Ont., 18 miles from Owen Sound.

DESCHAILLONS, an island in the River Richelieu, 1 mile S.E. of St. Ours, Que.

DESCHAMBAULT, a flourishing post village in Portneuf co., Que., on the N. shore of the St. Lawrence, 41 miles S.W. of Quebec. It contains 8 stores, a church and convent, a carding mill, several saw and grist mill?, and has a large trade in flour and lumber. Steamers ply semi-weekly to and from Quebec. Pop. 1,456.

DES CINQUES an island in the. River St. Francis, Que.

DESCOOSE, a post settlement in Richmond co., N.S.. on the east end of Isle Madame, 7 miles from Arichat. Pop. 500.

DESERT LAKE, a post office in Addington co., Ont., 28 miles from Kingston.

DESMOND, a post settlement in Addington co., Ont., 28 miles from Kingston. Pop. 200.

DES RIVIERES, or MALMAISON, a post village in Missisquoi co., Que., on Pike River, with a station on the V. C. R., 40 miles from Montreal. It has a telegraph office, a saw mill, a grist mill, and a store. Pop. 100.

DETOUR DU LAC, or NOTRE DAME DU LAC, a post village in Temiscouata co. Que., on Lake Temiscouata, 47 miles from Riviere du Loup en das. Pop. 180.

DEUX RIVIERES, a post settlement in the district of Nipissing, Ont., 30 miles from Rapides des Joachims. Pop. 87.

DEVIZES, a post settlement in Middlesex co., Ont., 7 miles from Granton. Pop. 100.

DEVON, Huron co., Ont. See Centralia.

DEWITTVILLE, or PORTAGE, a thriving post village in Huntingdon co., Que., on the Chateauguay River, 33 milt s from Caughnawaga, and 43 miles S. of Montreal. It possesses good water power privileges, and contains several stores, and saw, grist, and carding mills. Pop. 300.

DE WOLFE CORNER, a settlement in Charlotte co., N.B., 12 miles from St. Stephen. Pop. 280.

DEXTER, a post village in Elgin co., Ont., 5 miles from Port Stanley. Pop.60.

DIAMOND, a post village in Carleton co., Ont, 11 miles from Pakenham. Pop. 150.

DICKENS, or ELBE, a post village in Leeds co., Ont., 12 miles from Brockville. Pop. 60.

DICKENS, Carleton co., N.B. See Charleston.

DICKINSON'S LANDING, a thriving post village in Stormont co., Ont., on the left bank of the St. Lawrence, at the head of the Cornwall canal, 78 miles S.W. of Montreal. It contains churches of 4 denominations, 5 or 6 stores, several factories and mills, and 2 telegraph agencies. A ferry crosses the River from here to Messina, N.Y. The Grand Trunk has a station one mile back of the town. It is called Wales. Pop. 300.

DICKSON'S CORNERS, Peterborough co., Ont. See Villiers.

DICKSON'S STORE, a post office in Colchester co., N.S., 22 miles from Truro.

DIGBY, a county in the W.S.W. extremity of Nova Scotia, bordering on the Atlantic. Briar's Island and a remarkable headland called Digby Neck encloses St. Mary's Bay on the N.W The surface is extremely diversified with mountains, valleys, and lakes, the last of which give rise to several considerable Rivers. Copper and silver ores are found in the county. The underlying rock consists of different colored sand-stones of the coal measures. Area 653,500 acres. Capital, Digby. Pop. 17,037.

DIGBY, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, the capital of Digby co., is situated on the north shore of the neck of the same name, about 140 miles W. of Halifax, and 45 miles S.E. of St. John, N.B. It contains about 20 stores and 2 hotels. This is one of the principal seats of the fisheries, and the herrings of Digby have attained a wide celebrity from' their excellence. Shipbuilding is also largely carried on. The steamer between Annapolis and St. John calls regularly. Digby is a port of entry. The number of arrivals for 1872 was 121 (tons 14,291), and the clearances 100 (tons 12,329.) Total value of imports $62,157 ; exports $80,249. Pop. 1,151.

DIGBY GUT, a post office in Digby co., N.S., 16 miles from Granville Ferry.

DIGDEGUASH, a post settlement in Charlotte co., KB., 10 miles from Charncook. Pop. 150.

DILDO COVE, a fishing settlement in the district of Trinity, Nfld., 35 miles from Heart's Content. Pop. 188.

DILIGENT River, a settlement in Cumberland co., N.S., 6 miles from Parrsborough, 30 miles from Athol. Pop. 300.

DILLON, or HUNTINGTON MINES, a thriving post village in Brome co., Que., 11 miles from Frost Village, 13 miles from Waterloo. It is almost wholly inhabited by those employed in the extensive copper mines here. Pop. 400.

DILLONTON, a post village in Brome co., Que.

DINGLE, or AINLEYVILLE, or DUTTON, a flourishing post village in Huron co., Ont., on the south branch of the Maitland River, and on tire W. G. & B. R., (South extension,)  27 miles from Palmerston. It contains 2 grist mills, 2 saw mills, 1 woolen mill, 1 door and sash factory, 1 cheese factory an iron foundry. 6 churches, a telegraph office, a printing office issuing a weekly newspaper, 6 hotels and 10 stores. Pop. 1,000.

DIPPER BARBOUR, a post settlement on the Bay of Fundy, St. John co., N.B., 20 miles from St. John. Pop. 200.

DISTRESS, a fishing settlement in the district of St. Marys and Placentia, Nfld., 26 miles from Placentia. Pop. 127.

DITTON, Compton co., Que. See West Ditton.

DIXIE, or SYDENHAM, a post village in Peel co., Ont., 4 miles from Port Credit. Pop. 150.

DIXON'S CORNERS, a post village in Dundas co., Ont., 7 miles from Iroquois (Matilda.) Pop. 100.

DOAKTOWN, a post settlement in Northumberland co., N.B., 5 miles from Newcastle, 54 miles from Fredericton. Pop. 250.

DOBBINTON, a post village in Bruce co., Ont., l0 miles from Paisley Pop. 40.

DOCTOR'S HARBOR, a small farming settlement in the district of For-tune Bay, Nfld , 15 miles from Belleorem. Pop. 16.

DOG BAY, a small fishing settlement in the district of Placentia and St. Marys, Nfld., on the west side of St. Marys Bay, 9 miles from Salmonier. Pop. 30.

DOG COVE, a small fishing settlement in the district of Bonavista, Nfld., on Cotterell's Island, 8 miles from Barrow Harbor. Pop. 57.

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

DOG'S NEST, a small village in Norfolk co., Oat., 2 miles from Port Dover. Pop. 30.

DOHERTY'S MILLS, a post settlement in Kent co , N B., on the south west branch of Nicholas River, 5 miles from Buctouche. Pop. 200.

DOLLAIR, a settlement in Kent co., N.B., 3 miles from Upper Buctouche. Pop. 150.

DOLLAR, a post village in York co., Ont., 4 mil^s from Thornhill. Pop. 35.

D O'MAINE DE GENTILLY, a post settlement in Nicolet co., Que., 20 miles from Doucet's Landing. Pop. ^50.

DON, a post village in York co., Ont., on the G.T.R., and at the mouth on the River Don, 1 miles from Toronto. It has a telegraph office, Pop. 150.


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

 

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