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Iberville to Ivy, Canada

IBERVILLE, a county in the S. part of Quebec, bounded on the W. by the Richelieu river, comprises an area of 120,960 acres. It is traversed by the Vermont Central, and Stanstead, Shefford and Chambly railways. Capital, Ste. Athanase. Pop. 15,413.

IBERVILLE, Iberville co., Que. See Ste. Athanase.

IDA, or SHARP'S CORNERS, a post village in Durham co., Out., 6 miles from Millbrook. Pop. 70.

ILDERTON, a post village in Middlesex co., Ont., 4 miles from Arva, 10 miles from London. Pop. 200.

INDIANA, a post village in Haldimand co. , Ont., on Grand river, 3 mile3 from Cayuga. It contains a carding mill, a planing mill, and 4 stores. Pop. 250.

INDIAN ARM, a fishing settlement and harbor in the district of Bonavista, Nfld., 63 miles from Catalina. Pop. 220.

INDIAN BAY, a small fishing settlement and bay in the district of Bonavista, Nfld., 15 miles from Green's Pond. Pop. 5.

INDIAN BROOK, a post office in Victoria co., N.S.

INDIAN BROOK, a small village in Shelburne co., N.S., 25 miles from Sherburne. Pop. 150.

INDIAN COVE, a post village in Levis co., Que., 3 miles from Levis. It contains a telegraph office, and a number of stores. Pop. 350

INDIAN COVE, a small fishing settlement in the district of Twillingate and Fogo, Nfld., on Exploits Bay, 25 miles from Twillingate. Pop. 8.

INDIAN HARBOR, a post village in Guysborough co., N.S., on the sea coast, 18 miles from Sherbrooke. Pop. 250.

INDIAN HARBOR, a post village in Halifax co., N.S., on St. Margaret's Bay, 28 miles from Halifax. Pop. 250

INDIAN HARBOR, a small fishing settlement in the district of Burgeo and La Peile, Nfld., 34 miles from Burgeo. Pop. 20.

INDIAN ISLAND, a post village and warehousing port in Charlotte co., N.B., on au island in the Bay of Fundy, opposite Eastport, Me., and 14 miles from St. Andrews. The number of arrivals for 1872 was 19 (tons 880,)and the clearances 9 (tons 42.) Total value of imports $2,387; exports $8,500. Pop. 75.

INDIAN ISLANDS, two small islands in the district of Twillingate and Fogo., Nfld., 14 miles from Fogo. They are inhabited by fishermen. Pop. 210.

INDIAN MISSION, a post office in the district of Lisgar, Man., on Red river, 25 miles from Fort Garry.

INDIAN PATH, a settlement in Lunenburg co., N.S., 5 miles from Lunenburg. Gold bearing quartz is found in i he vicinity. Pop. 50.

INDIAN POINT, a maritime village in Lunenburg co., N.S., on the sea coast, 7 miles from Chester. Pop. 60.

INDIAN POINT, a post settlement in Lunenburg co., N.S., on the N. shore of Mahone Bay, 11 miles from Lunenburg. Pop. 250.

INDIAN RIVER, a post village in Peterborough co., Ont., 9 miles from Peterborough. Pop. 160.

INDIAN RIVER, a post village in Prince co., P.E.I. , 10 miles from Summerside. Pop. 250.

INDIAN ROAD, a post settlement in Hants co., N.S., 7 miles from Shubenacadie. Pop. 200.

INDIANTOWN, a settlement in Northumberland co., N.B., 18 miles from Newcastle. Pop. 75.

INDIANTOWN, a flourishing post town in St. John co., N.B., at the out-let of the River St. John into the harbor of St. John, 2 miles from the city, of which it may almost be considered a suburb. It contains several large mills and factories, and is the landing . place of the St. John, Grand Lake, Salmon River, and Kennebaccasis steamers, which are prevented from reaching the city by a rocky gorge 80 yards wide and 400 yards long. When the waters of the harbor and river are on a level, vessels can pass the gorge, but this can only be effected for a period of 15 or 20 minutes, during the time of high tide. A handsome suspension bridge spans this gorge. Street cars run between Indiantown and St. John. Pop. 2,500.

INDUSTRY, a post village in Joliette co., Que., 42 miles N.N.E. of Montreal. See Joliette.

INGERSOLL, an incorporated town in Oxford co., Ont., on the River Thames and on the G. W. R., 19 miles N.N.E. of London. It contains churches, of seven denominations, 2 branch banks, several insurance agencies, 2 telegraph agencies, a number of stores and hotels, 2 printing offices issuing weekly newspapers, and manufactories of iron castings, machinery, woolens, wooden ware, cheese, &c, also saw and gristmills. Ingersoll has a large export trade in lumber, grain and country produce. Pop. 4,022.

INGOLDSBY, a post settlement in Peterborough co., Ont., 35 miles from Bobcaygeon. Pop. 30.

INGONISH, a post settlement in Victoria co.. N.S., on the sea coast, 32 miles from Englishtown. It contains 2 stores and a saw mill. Pop. 200. 

INISTIOGE, or PROTON, a post village in Grey co., Ont., on the T. G, & B. R., 35 miles from Orangeville. It contains a store and a saw mill. Pop. 100.

INKERMAN, a post village in Dun-das co., Ont., on the north branch of the Petite Nation river, 21 miles from Iroquois. It contains a telegraph office, 5 stores and a saw mill. Pop. 256.

INKERMAN, Pontiac co., Que. See Bristol.

INNER ISLANDS, a group of islands in the district of Bonavista, Nfld., 10 miles from Green's Pond. They are difficult of access. Inhabited by fishermen. Pop. 141.

INNERKIP, a post village in Oxford co., Ont., on a branch of the River Thames, 8 miles from Woodstock It contains grist and saw mills, 5 or 6 cheese factories, and 3 stores. Pop. 200.

INNISFIL, or VICTORIA, a post village in Simcoe co., Ont., 1 mile from Bramley. Pop. 150.

INNISVILLE, or ENNISVILLE, a post village in Lanark co., Ont., on the Mississippi river, 15 miles from Perth. It contains saw, grist, and oatmeal mills, and a woolen factory. A small steamer runs between here and Carleton Place. Pop. 200.

INTERVALE, a post settlement in Westmorland co., N. B., 3 miles from Petitcodiac. Pop. 75.

INVERARY, or STORRINGTON, a post village in Frontenac co , Ont., 12 miles from Kingston. It contains 2 hotels and 3 stores.

INVERHURON, a post village in Bruce co., Ont., on Lake Huron, 23 miles from Southampton, It contains several saw and grist mills, 1 store and 2 hotels, and has a large grain trade The Goderich and Saugeen steamers call here. Pop. 150.

INVERMAY, a post village in Bruce co., Ont., 18 miles from Owen Sound. It contains a telegraph office, 2 saw mills, 1 grist mill, 1 tannery, 4 stores, and 2 hotels. Pop. 150

INVERNESS, a county of Nova Scotia, occupying the W N W. portion of the Island of Cape Breton Area 886,800 acres. There is excellent land in the county, and agriculture is the general occupation of the people, who are also largely engaged in the fisheries. Coal and petroleum is obtained in Inverness. Capital, Port Hood. Pop. 23,415.

INVERNESS, a hamlet in Prince co., P.E.I. It contains 1 saw mill, 1 store, 1 hotel and a shipyard.

INVERNESS, a thriving post village in Megantic co. Que , 11 miles from Becancour Station. It contains 8 stores, a tannery, several grist, saw, carding and fulling mills, and a printing office issuing a. weekly newspaper The township is rich in minerals. Pop. 2,741.

IONA, a post village in Elgin co., Out., on the C. S. R., 13 miles from St. Thomas. It contains 6 stores and 2 hotels. Pop. 500.

IRELAND, Middlesex co., Ont. See McGillivray.

IRELAND'S EYE, a small island in the district of Trinity, Nfld., 17 miles from Heart's Content. It is settled by fishermen Pop. 95.

IRISH COVE, a post settlement in Richmond co., N. S., on Bras d'Or Lake, 64 miles from Port Hawkesbury, 33 miles from Sydney. Pop. 300.

IRISH CREEK, or JASPER, a post village in Grenville co., Ont., on the B. & O. R., 21 miles from Brockville. It contains a telegraph office and 6 stores. Pop. 750.

IRISHTOWN, a post settlement in Westmorland co., N.B., 16 miles from Moncton. Pop. 300.

IRON HILL, or BROME WOODS, a post village 'in Brome co., Que., 8 miles from Sweetsburgh. It contains 1 store and a saw and grist mill. Pop. 150.

IRONSIDE, a post village in Ottawa co., Que., on the Gatineau river, 5 miles from Ottawa. It has valuable iron mines. Pop. 90.

IROQUOIS, or MATILDA, an incorporated village in Dundas co., Ont. on the Point Iroquois Canal, and on the G. T. R., 13 miles N.N.E. of Prescott, and 99 miles W. of Montreal. It contains several large mills and factories, 2 telegraph offices, 2 churches, about 20 stores, and 3 hotels, and has an extensive export trade in flour and country produce. Pop. 781

IROQUOIS, or SIX NATIONS, the name given by the French to the Indian confederacy of the Mohawks, Oneidas, Senecas and Cayugas, afterwards joined by the Tuscaroras, on the latter being driven from North Carolina. Tins once powerful confederacy is now nearly extinguished, but the remains of it are still scattered through the State of New York and provinces of Quebec and Ontario. Caughnawaga, Lor-ette, St Regis, Lake of Two Mountains and other reserves in the province of Quebec belong to the Iroquois Indians.

IRVINE, or DUBLIN RANGE, a post village in Megantic co., Que., 14 miles from Becancour Station. Pop. 200.

IRVING SETTLEMENT or BALTIMORE, a post settlement in Albert co., N.B., 8 miles from Hillsborough. Pop. 150.

ISAAC'S HARBOR, or STORMONT, a post village in Guysborough co., N.S., on the Atlantic coast, 90 miles from New Glasgow. Several valuable gold mines are worked here. The surrounding scenery is very picturesque. Pop. 400.

ISHGONISH, Colchester co., N. S. See Chigonaise River.

ISLAND COVE, a large fishing and farming settlement in the district of Bay de Verds, Nfld., on the north shore of Conception Bay, 27 miles from Carbonear Pop 830.

ISLAND COVE, a large fishing settlement in the district of Harbor Grace, Nfld., 9 miles from Harbor Grace. Pop. 970.

ISLAND COVE, a small fishing settlement in the district of Trinity, Nfld., 11 miles from Heart's Content. Pop. 49.

ISLAND HARBOR, a small fishing settlement in the district of Twillingate and Fogo, Nfld. Pop. 40.

ISLAND BROOK, a post village in Compton co., Que., 9 miles from Cookshire. Pop. 100.

ISLAY, a post settlement in Victoria co., Ont , 10 miles from Lindsay. Pop. 300.

ISLE AU CARROT, an island in the St. Lawrence, N. of Crane Island, below Quebec. It is about 1 miles long.

ISLE AU CHAT, an island in the mouth of Lake St. Francis, an expansion of the River St Lawrence, off the S.W. angle of Grande Isle.

ISLE AU HERON, an island in the Lachine rapids, a little below Caughnawaga.

ISLE AU RAISIN, an island at the entrance of Lake St. Peter, between La Pierre and Dumoine Islands, on the S. side of the S. channel of the St. Lawrence.

ISLE AU SEPULCRE, an island in the River Chicoutimi, 4 miles above Portage de l'Enfant; derives its name from having been the burying place of 2 persons who were drowned near it.

ISLE AUX CHATS, a settlement in Argenteuil, co., Que., on the North river, 1} miles from Carillon. It is connected with an island of the same name, containing saw, grist and woolen mills.

ISLE AUX COUDRES, (Hazel ISLAND) a post village in Charlevoix co., Que., on an island in the St. Lawrence, 12 miles from St. Paul's Bay. Pop. 718.

ISLE AUX GRUES, a post village in Montmagny co., Que., on an island in the St. Lawrence, 6 miles from St. Thomas. Pop. 639.

ISLE AUX NOIX, a military post in St. Johns co., Que., on the Richelieu river, 4 miles from Stottsville. See Fort Isle aux Noix.

ISLE AUX POMMES, an island in the River St. Lawrence, off Green Island.

ISLE AUX REAUX, an island in the St. Lawrence, off the N.E. end of the Island of Orleans, Que It is about l miles long by 8 arpents broad.

ISLE AUX TETES or ASH ISLAND, an island in the Richelieu river, near the mouth of the Lacolle. This little spot and the flotilla moored between it and Lacolle, in 1814, formed the advance naval position towards Lake Cham-plain. On it is a redoubt commanding the whole breadth of the Richelieu.

ISLE BELLERIVE, the largest islet in the mouth of the St. Maurice, Que.

ISLE BIZARD, a parish in Jacques Cartier co., Que., on an island in the Lake of Two Mountains, 6 miles from St. Eustache. Pop. 835.

ISLE BOUQUET, an island in the River St. Lawrence, opposite Laprairie, Que.

ISLE BRULEE, an island in the St. Lawrence, nearly opposite the mouth of the Kamouraska River. It is one of the Kamouraska group.

ISLE CARILLON, an island in the Ottawa, at the entrance of the Lake of Two Mountains. See Isle aux Ghats.

ISLE DUPAS, a post village in Berthier co., Que., on an island in the River St. Lawrence, 2 miles from Berthier en haut. Pop. 150.

ISLE DU PORTAGE, a small island at the N.E. end of the island of Montreal, below Ste. Therese.

ISLE JESUS, an island in the province of Quebec, comprising the co. of Laval, 8 miles N.W. of Montreal, bounded by the Jesus and Prairie rivers, branches of the Ottawa before it joins the St. Lawrence. Length 23 miles; greatest breadth 6 miles. Area 54,202 acres. Pop. 9,472.

ISLE LA PECHE, an island in the River St. Maurice, at the N.E. extremity of the rear of Batiscan, Que. It is much frequented by Indians and the inhabit-ants around La Tuque for the excellent fishing: on its shores.

ISLE MADAME, an island in the St. Lawrence, off the N.E. point of the Island of Montreal. It is 1 miles long by 4 a mile broad.

ISLE MORAN, an island on the S. side of Lake St. Peter, at the mouth of the Nicolet river, Que., which it divides into 2 branches.

ISLE OF COVES, an island in Lake Huron, at the entrance of Georgian Bay.

ISLE OF GLUE, a small fishing settlement on the west side of Fortune Bay, Nfld. Pop. 10.

ISLE PERROT, an island in the River St. Lawrence, S.W. of the island of Montreal, between Lake of Two Mountains and Lake St. Louis. It is about 7 miles long. Area 10,125 acres. Pop. 935. '

ISLE PERROT, a post village in Vaudreuil co., Que., on the above island. 7 miles from St. Anne's. Pop. 100.

ISLE ST. BERNARD, or NUN'S ISLAND, a small island at the mouth of the River Chateauguay in the St. Lawrence. It is about a mile in extent, and very well cultivated.

ISLE STE. THERESE, an island in the St. Lawrence, at the foot of the Island of Montreal.

ISLE ST. JOSEPH, an island in the River St. Francis, near its mouth in Lake St. Peter.

ISLE ST. JOSEPH, an island in the St. Lawrence, opposite Boucherville Que. It is a favorite resort for picnickers.

ISLE ST. PAUL, an island in the St. Lawrence, a little above the Victoria Bridge, Montreal.

ISLES A LA RASADE, small islands in the St. Lawrence, off the N.E. angle of the seigniory of Trois Pistoles. On one of these islands is a wooden cross with a memorial in French, under a glass cover, of the deliverance of 40 persons, who having been attracted on the ice by the large quantity of seals basking there were cut off from the mainland and the island by the breaking up of the ice field with the ebbing of the tide, which commenced to hurry them, near the close of a December day, down the Gulf till a bold fisherman, launching his frail canoe at the peril of his own life, rescued them all, four at a time. The cross was erected by the inhabitants of Notre Dame des Anges as a silent witness of God's mercy in the hour of peril.

ISLES AUX BASQUES, small islands in the St. Lawrence, off the mouth of the River Trois Pistoles.

ISLES AUX MORTS, ("Isles of the Dead"), a succession of islands in the district of Burgeo and La Poile, Nfld., off the mainland, 12 miles from Rose Blanche. The approach to them is very dangerous. Many wrecks have in consequence occurred. They are settled by fishermen. Pop. 155.

ISLES COMMUNES, a group of islands on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, opposite Boucherville, Que., consisting of Isles St. Joseph, Charreau, Commune and two others. The largest is about of a mile in breadth. They afford good pasturage.

ISLET JEREMIE, a small settlement in Saguenay co., Que., i an island on the north shore of the St. Lawrence, 80 miles from Riviere du Loup en bas. Pop. 20.

ISLE VALEN, an island in the district of Placentia and St. Marys, Nfld., on the west coast of Placentia Bay, 6 miles from Merasheen. It is settled by fishermen. Pop. 212.

ISLE VAUDREUIL, an island at the outlet of the Lake of Two Mountains, River Ottawa.

ISLE VERTE, (Green Island,) the chief town of the co. of Temiscouata, Que., is situated on an island on the S. shore of the St. Lawrence, 16 miles from Riviere du Loup en bas. It contains, besides the county buildings, a large iron foundry, a carding, fulling, pressing and dyeing mill, a flouring mill, 5 stores, telegraph and insurance agencies, and a lighthouse in lat. 48 3' 17' N., and Ion. 69 25' 10' W., from which a gun is fired every hour during fog and snow storms. Pop. 1,134.

ISLINGTON, a post village in York co., Ont., 3 miles from Mimico. It contains 2 stores and 2 hotels. Pop. 200.

IVANHOE, a post village in Hastings co., Ont., 21 miles from Belleville. It contains 2 saw mills and 2 stores. Pop. 200.

IVY, a post village in Simcoe co., Ont., 11 miles from Barrie. Pop. 100.


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

 

Lovell's Gazetteer of British North America


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