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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.
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.
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.
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,
5½ 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 , 10½
miles from Lindsay. Pop. 300.
ISLE AU CARROT, an island in the St. Lawrence, N. of Crane Island,
below Quebec. It is about 1½
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 AU HERON, an island in the Lachine rapids, a little below
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
ISLE AUX REAUX, an island in the St. Lawrence, off the N.E. end of
the Island of Orleans, Que It is about l½
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,
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
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, 2½ 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.
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 1¼
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
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
¾ 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.
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.
Lovell's Gazetteer of British North America,
Edited by P.A. Crossby, 1873
Lovell's Gazetteer of British North America