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Factory Dale to Forest Mills, Canada

FACTORY DALE, a post village in Kings co., N.S., on the South liver, 4 miles from Aylesford. It has good water power privileges, and contains a carding mill, a grist mill, a saw mill, an agricultural implement factory, 3 churches, 1 store, &c. Pop. 179.

FAFARD, a post village in Lotbiničre co., Que., 32 miles from Craig's Road. Pop. 100.

FAIRFIELD, a post settlement in St. John co., N.B., on Ten Mile Creek, 20 miles from St. John. Pop. 75.

FAIRFIELD, a post village in Kings co., P.E.I., 57 miles E. of Charlotte-town. Pop. 200.

FAIRFIELD, or TROY, a post village in Kent co., Ont., 18 miles from Chatham. It contains 2 stores, 1 hotel and a saw mill. Pop. 150.

FAIRFIELD EAST, a post village in Leeds co., Ont., on the B. & O. R., 5˝ miles from Brockville. It has a saw mill and 3 cheese factories. Pop. 100.

 FAIRFIELD PLAIN, a post village in Brant co., Ont., 12 miles from Brantford. Pop. 70.

FAIRHAVEN, or DEER ISLAND, a post village in Charlotte co., N.B., on an island in Passamaquoddy Bay, at the entrance of the Bay of Fundy, 6 miles from Eastport, Me., 9 miles from St. Andrews. Pop. of island 1,000, chiefly engaged in the fishery.

FAIR ISLAND, a fishing settlement on an island in Bonavista Bay Nfld., 9 miles from Green's Pond Pop. 212.

FAIRVIEW, a post village in Perth co., Ont., 9 miles from Stratford. Pop. 75.

FAIRVILLE, a thriving post village in St. John co., N.B., on the River St. John, and on the E. & N. A. R., 3 miles from St. John. It contains many beautiful villa residences, several churches, stores and hotels, the Provincial Lunatic Asylum, and a number of mills and factories. Pop. 1,500.

FALDlNG, a post village in the district of Muskoka, Ont., 8 miles from Parry Sound. It contains 1 church, 1 store and 1 saw mill.

FALKENBURG, a post office in Victoria co., Ont., 6 miles from Bracebridge.

FALKIRK, or CARLISLE, a post village in Middlesex co., Ont., on Siddell's Creek, 4 miles from Ailsa Craig. It possesses good water power, and contains a saw and grist mill, and a cloth factory. Pop. 200.

FALKLAND, or BENSVILLE, a post village in Brant co., Ont., 4 miles from Paris. Pop. 60.

FALKLAND, Lunenburg co., N.S. See Foster's.

FALL BROOK, a post village in Lanark co., Ont., 10˝ miles from Perth. It contains several mills. Pop. 80.

FALL BROOK, a small village in Pictou co., N S., 9 miles from New Glasgow. Pop. 50.

FALMOUTH, a thriving post village in Hants co., N.S., on the River Avon, 5 miles from Falmouth Station, 7 miles from Windsor. It contains 6 saw and 2 grist mills. Pop. 200.

FALMOUTH, (Windsor Bridge), a seaport town of Nova Scotia, co. of Hants, on the Avon river, an arm of Minas Basin, opposite Newport, and on the W. & A. R., 2 miles from Windsor, and 47 miles N. N. W. of Halifax. It is a place of some importance, in consequence of the coal, plaster, lime-stone and other valuable minerals found in the vicinity. Pop. 400.

FALSE BAY BEACH, a post office in Cape Breton co., N.S., 6 miles from Cow Bay.

FANJOY'S, Queens co., N.B. See Waterborough.

FARLEY'S MILLS, a post settlement in Carleton co., N.B., 24 miles from Woodstock. Pop. 50.

FARMERSTON, a post settlement in Carleton co., N.B., 10 miles from Woodstock. Pop. 300.

FARMERSVILLE, a thriving post village in Leeds co., Ont., 14 miles from Brockville. It contains several stores and hotels, grist, saw and carding mills, 3 cheese factories, and a telegraph office. Pop. 500.

FARMERSVILLE, Oxford co., Oat. See Cornellville.

FARMINGTON, a hamlet in Cumberland co., N.S., 11 miles from Thomson.

FARMINGTON, a post village in Kings co., P.E. I., 14 miles from Georgetown. Pop. 200.

FARMINGTON, a post village in Wellington co., Ont., 5 miles from Orangeville. Pop. 60.

FARMINGTON, Annapolis co., N.S. See Wilmot.

FARM ISLAND, a small island in the River St. Clair, about 18 miles below Sarnia, Ont.

FARNBORO, or DASHWOOD, a post village in Brome co., Que., 4˝ miles from West Shefford. Pop. 60.

FARNHAM CENTRE, a post village in Brome co., Que., 2 miles from Brig-ham. Pop. 300.

FARNHAM EAST. Brome co., Que. See East Farnham.

FARNHAM WEST, Missisquoi co. Que. See West Farnham.

FARNDON, a post village in Missisquoi co., Que., on the S. E. R., 5 miles from West Farnham. Pop. 100

FARQUHAR, a post village in Huron co., Ont., 10 miles from Mitchell Fop 150.

FARRAN'S POINT, a post village in Stormont co., Ont., on the River St. Lawrence, a id on the G. T. R.. 81 miles W. of Montreal. There is a canal here of three-fourths of a mile to overcome Farran's Point Rapids. The village contains several stores hotels and mills, and a telegraph office. Pop. 300.

FATHER POINT., or FARTHER POINT, a post village in the co. of Rimouski. Que, on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, near the mouth of the Rimouski river, lat. about 49° N., lon. 68° 45' W., 196 miles from Quebec by land, 132 by water. On the end of the Point is a lighthouse and tele-graph station; here an operator is continually on duty to telegraph passing ships. Outward bound vessels leave their pilot at this place, and passing steamers land and take on passengers. Pop. 100.

FEEDER, a station on the G. T. R. (Buffalo division), 43 miles from Brantford.

FELTON, a post village in Russell co., Ont., 30 miles from Morrisburg. Pop. 50.

FENAGHVALE, or CALEDONIA FLATS, a post village in Prescott co., Ont., 31 miles from Lancaster. Pop. 90.

FENELLA, a post village in Northumberland co., Ont., 16 miles from Cobourg. Pop. 60.

FENELON FALLS, a flourishing post village in Victoria co., Ont., on the River Fenelon, between Cameron and Sturgeon Lakes, 19 miles from Lindsay, and 14 miles from Coboconk. It contains a telegraph office, several stores, and a number of saw and grist mills, and has a large lumber trade.. The mills are erected on Fenelon Falls, which are about 20 feet high and 300 feet wide. They afford unlimited water power. Daily steamers ply between Fenelon Fails and Lindsay, calling at Coboconk and other places. Pop. 750.

FENNELL'S, or CROXON'S CORNERS, post village in Simcoe co., Out., 2 miles from Gilford. Pop. 80.

FENWICK, a post settlement in Kings co., N.B., 11 miles from Apohaqui. Pop. 200.

FENWICK, a post village in Cumberland co., N.S. ,6 miles from Amherst. Pop. '200.

FENWICK, a post village in Monck CO., Out., 8 miles from Welland. Pop 100.

FERGUS, an incorporated village in Wellington co., Ont., on the River Grand, and on the W. G. & B. R., 16 miles N. of Guelph. It possesses good water power, and contains flour, oatmeal and planing mills, 2 distilleries, woolen, cabinet, fanning mill, stave and sewing machine factories, tanneries, breweries, and an iron foundry. Also, 2 branch banks, several insurance agencies, a number of stores, hotels and churches, 2 telegraph agencies, and a printing office issuing a weekly newspaper. Pop. 1,666.

FERGUSON'S, a station on the B. & O.R., 32˝ miles from Brockville.

FERGUSON'S COVE, a maritime village in Halifax co., N.S., picturesquely situated on a steep hillside overlooking the sea, 5 miles from Halifax. Pop. 200.

FERGUSON'S FALLS, a post village in Lanark co., Out., on the Mississippi river, 13 miles from Perth. Pop. 150.

FERGUSONVALE, a post village in Simcoe co., Ont., 9 miles from Barre. Pop. 125.

FERMEUSE, a large fishing settlement in the district of Ferryland, Nfld., on the strait shore, 51 miles south of St. John's, 7 miles from Ferryland. This is one of the oldest settlements on the island. It has a fine harbor, safe and commodious. The inhabitants engage in agriculture as well as in the cod and salmon fishery. Pod. 578.

FEEMONT, or RADNOR FORGES, a village in Champlain co., Que., 3 miles from Three Rivers. It contains a large foundry, where superior pig iron and railway car wheels are manufactured. The ore and charcoal is obtained in the neighborhood. About 200 tons of cast iron are produced at the "Forges" annually. Pop. 15

FERMOY, a post village in Addington co., Ont., 8 miles from Westport, on the Rideau canal, 40 miles from Kingston. Pop. 30.

FERNHILL, a post village in Middle-sex co., Ont., 8 miles from Strathroy. Pop. 50.

FERRALL'S LANDING, Renfrew co., Ont. See Lonnechčre Point.

FERRIS, a post settlement in Queens co., N.B., 8 miles from Welsford. Pop. 100.

FERRYLAND, a post town and port of entry of Newfoundland, capital of the district of Ferryland, situated on the eastern coast of the peninsula of Avalon, 40 miles south of St. Johns. It is one of the oldest towns on the island, having been founded by Sir George Calvert, afterwards Lord Baltimore, in 1623, under a patent which gave him possession over the peninsula of Avalon. His Lordship resided here for some time, but left it on account of repeated troubles with the French, and went to Maryland, where he founded the present city of Baltimore. The town of Ferryland is very prettily situated, and bears evidence of its past history in its ruined batteries. It has a fine and safe harbor. The land sur-rounding the town is low and undulating, and most of it under cultivation. The cod fishery is extensively engaged in by the inhabitants. Pop. 680.

FERRY POINT, a small village in Hastings co., Ont., on the Bay of Quinte, 1 mile from Belleville. Pop. 200.

FERRYVILLE, a post settlement in Carleton co., N.B., 5 miles from Woodstock. Pop. 150.

FEVERSHAM, a post village in Grey co., Ont., on Beaver river, 14 miles from Flesherton, 21 miles from Collingwood. It contains l woolen mill. Pop. 50.

FIFTEEN POINT, a post village in Prince co., P.E.I., 12 miles from Summerside. Pop. 50.

FIGHTING ISLAND, an island in the River Detroit, three miles below Sandwich, Ont. This island was seized by a party of insurgents in 1837-38, but the appearance of troops soon compelled them to make a hasty retreat. It is now used mostly for grazing, from growth of natural hay found on it.

FINCH, Stormont co, Ont. See Berwick.

FIXGAL, a thriving post village in Elgin co., Ont., 7 miles from St. Thomas. It contains saw, grist, and carding mills, an iron foundry, several factories and stores, and a telegraph office. Pop. 500.

FINTONA, a post office in Cardwell co., Ont., 13 miles from Shelburne.

FISH CREEK, a small village in Perth co., Ont., 18 miles from Stratford,

FISHER'S GRANT, a village in Pictou co., N.S., on the south shore of Pictou harbor, and on the I. R., 2 miles from Pictou. A steam ferry plies between here and Pictou. Pop. 300.

FISHER'S MILLS, a small village in Waterloo co., Ont., 1 mile from Hespeler. It contains an iron foundry and a grist mill. Pop. 100.

FISHERVILLE, a post village in Haldimand co., Ont., 6 miles from Cayuga. Pop. 59.

FISH POOL, a small village in Pictou co., N.S., 3 miles from Hopewell. Pop. 130.

FITCH BAY, a post village in Stanstead co., Que., on Lake Memphremagog, 5 miles from Smith's Mills. Pop. 200.

FITZROY HARBOR, a post village in Carleton co., Ont., on the River Ottawa, 12 miles from Araprior. It contains several stores, hotels and mills, and has daily communication •with Ottawa by steamer. Pop. 300.

FIVE HOUSES, Lunenburg co., N.S. See Lower La Have.

FIVE ISLANDS, a group of small islands in Minas Basin, N.S., off the N.W. extremity of Colchester co.

FIVE ISLANDS, a post village in Colchester co., N.S., on Minas Basin, 12 miles from Upper Economy, 22 miles from Athol. The East river runs into Minas Basin, near the village. Marble, iron, copper and plumbago is found in productive quantities in the vicinity. A company is engaged manufacturing white lead from barytes. Pop. 600.

FIVE MILE RIVER, a post village in Hants co., N.S., on Nine Mile river, 9 miles from Maitland. 17 miles from Shubenacadie. Pop. 150.

FIVE STAKES, a small village in Elgin co., Ont., 3 miles from St. Thomas. It contains a saw mill, grist mill, and rake factory. Pop. 70.

FLAMBOROUGH WEST, Went-worth co., Ont. See West Flamborough.

FLANIGAN'S, Middlesex co., Ont. See McGillivray.

FLAT BAY, a settlement on the French shore, Nfld., at the head of St. George's Bay, 8 miles from Sandy Point. Pop. 150.

FLAT ISLAND, a small island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, off point Peter, district of Gaspe.

FLAT ISLANDS, a group of islands on the west side of Bonavista Bay, Nfld.,7 miles from Barrow Harbor. They are settled chiefly by fisherman. Pop. 250.

FLAT ISLANDS, a group of islands on the west side of Placentia Bay, Nfld., 15 miles from Burin. Settled by fishermen. Pop. 306.

FLATLANDS, a post settlement in Restigouche co., N.B., on the I. R., 10 miles from Campbellton. Pop. 150.

FLAT BITER, or GASCOIGNE COVE, a post village in Queens co., P.E.I., 30 miles from Charlottetown. Pop. 250.

FLAT ROCK, a fishing settlement in the district of Bay de Verds, Nfld., on the north shore of Conception Bay, 2 miles from Carbonear. Pop. 120.

FLAT ROCK, a fishing settlement in the district of St. John's, Nfld, on the strait shore, 12 miles north of St. John's. Pop. 3i 0.

FLEETWOOD, a post village in Durham co., Ont., 2 miles from Franklin. It has a saw mill.

FLESHERTON, or ARTEMESIA, a post village in Grey co., Ont., on' a branch of the Beaver river, and on the T. G. & B. R., 86˝ miles from Toronto, 34˝ miles from Owen Sound. It contains a telegraph office, several stores, 1 hotel, a carding mill, a saw mill, and a grist mill. Pod. 350.

FLETCHER, a station on the C. S. R., in Kent co., Ont., 10 miles from Charing Cross. It has a telegraph office.

FLETCHER'S STATION, a post village in Halifax co., N.S., on the Shubenacadie canal, and on the I. R., 20 miles from Halifax. It contains several saw mills. Pop. 80.

FLEURANT, a post office in Bonaventure co., Que., on Baie des Chaleurs, 9 miles from Carleton.

FLEURDELYS, a fishing station and fine harbor on the French shore, Nfld., 38 miles from Tilt Cove. Pop. 25.

FLINTON, a post village in Addington co., Ont., on the Scootamatta river, 42 miles from Belleville. Pop. 100.

FLINT'S MILLS, Addington co., Ont. See Kaladar.

FLORA, a post village in Waterloo co., Ont., 16 miles from Berlin. It has a grist and saw mill. Pop. 100.

FLORENCE, or VICTORIA, (also called ZONE MILLS,) a thriving post village in Lambton co., Ont., on the east branch of Sydenham river, 16 miles from Newbury. It contains a telegraph office, several stores and hotels, grist, shingle, and carding mills, and potash, soap and other factories. Pop. 350.

FLORENCEVILLE, a post village in Carleton co., N.B. on the River St. John, 24 miles from Andover, and 20 miles from Woodstock. Pop. 350.

FLORENCEVILLE, EAST, a post village in Carleton co., N.B., 1˝ miles from Florenceville. Pop. 180.

FLOWER COVE, a fishing settlement on the French shore, Nfld., on the south west coast, 40 miles from Cape Norman. It has a fine harbor. Pop. 127.

FLOWER COVE to POINT FERROLLE, under this head are included the fishing stations of St. John's Bay, Bay St. Genevieve, Old Ferrolle, Bay St Marguerite, and other localities on the French shore of Newfoundland. The land along this whole shore, comprising a distance of 25 miles, is low and open. Pop. 410.

FLOWER'S ISLAND, an island on the north side of Bonavista Bay, Nfld., 9 miles from Green's Pond. It is inhabited by fishermen. Pop. 82.

FLURRY'S BIGHT, a small fishing settlement in the district of Twillingate and Fogo, Nfld., on Gander Bay, 16 miles from Fogo. Pop. 30.

FOLEY, or WILLIAMSON, a post village in Ontario co., Ont., 6 miles from Oshawa. Pop. 150.

FOLLY LAKE, a post village in Colchester co., N.S., on the I. R., 25 miles from Truro. It contains a saw mill. A large quantity of lumber is shipped from this station.

FOLLY MOUNTAIN, a post office in Colchester eo., N.S., 4 miles from Debert.

FOLLY RIVER, a settlement in Coichester, N.S., 2˝ miles from Debert.

FOLLY VILLAGE, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, Colchester co., on Cobequid Bay, 4 miles from Debert. Considerable shipbuilding is carried on here. Pop. 400.

FOGO, an island N.E. of Newfoundland, in lat. 49° 40' N., Ion. 54° W.

FOGO. a post town and port of en-try of Newfoundland, capital of the above island. It has communication by steamer with St. John's, distant 122 miles, and is a place of considerable trade. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in the fishery. Pop. 740.

FONTENOY, a post village in Richmond co., Que., on Black river, 6 miles from Richmond. It possesses extensive water power, and contains saw, grist and woolen mills. There are copper mines near the village. Pop. 90.

FONTHILL, a post village in Monck CO., Out., 5 miles from Port Robinson. It has a number of stores, several insurance agencies, 2 churches, an extensive nursery, a couple of factories and mills, and a telegraph office. Pop. 500.

FORBES, a post office in Colchester co., N.S., 27 miles from Pictou.

FORCE'S CORNERS, Brant co., Ont. See Woodbury.

FORDWICH, Huron co., Out. See Lisadel.

FORDYCE, a post village in Huron co., Ont., 18 miles from Goderich. Pop. 100.

FOREST, a post village in Lambton co., Ont., on the G.T.R., 146 miles W. of Toronto. It has a good trade in grain and country produce, and contains 2 telegraph offices, about 12 stores, 2 hotels, 3 gristmills. &c. Pop. 500.

FOREST CITY, a post village in York co., N.B.

FORESTER'S FALLS, a post village in Renfrew co., Ont., on McNaughtons Creek, 10 miles from Renfrew. Pop. 50.

FOREST MILLS, a post village in Lennox co., Ont., 10 miles from Napanee. It contains a woolen factory and a store. Pop. 200.


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

 

Lovell's Gazetteer of British North America


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