This is a list of townships in the Canadian province of Ontario. Townships are listed by census division.

Map of Townships in Ontario South of the French River circa 1950 - 1960
Map of Townships in Ontario South of the French River circa 1950 - 1960

Northern Ontario

Northeastern Ontario

Algoma District

Algoma District in Ontario
Algoma District in Ontario

Historical/Geographic Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Unorganized Areas

Cochrane District

Cochrane District in Ontario
Cochrane District in Ontario

Historical/Geographic Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Unorganized Areas

Manitoulin District

Manitoulin District in Ontario
Manitoulin District in Ontario

Historical/Geographic Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Unorganized Areas

Nipissing District

Nipissing District in Ontario
Nipissing District in Ontario

Historical/Geographic Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Unorganized Areas

Parry Sound District

Parry Sound District in Ontario
Parry Sound District in Ontario

Historical/Geographic Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Unorganized Areas

Sudbury District

Sudbury District in Ontario
Sudbury District in Ontario
Greater Sudbury in Ontario
Greater Sudbury in Ontario

Historical/Geographic Townships[1][3]

Current Municipalities

Unorganized Areas

Timiskaming District

Timiskaming District in Ontario
Timiskaming District in Ontario

Historical/Geographic Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Unorganized Areas

Muskoka District Municipality

Muskoka County in Ontario
Muskoka County in Ontario

Historical/Geographic Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Northwestern Ontario

Kenora District

Kenora District in Ontario
Kenora District in Ontario

Historical/Geographic Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Unorganized Areas

Rainy River District

Rainy River District in Ontario
Rainy River District in Ontario

Historical/Geographic Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Unorganized Areas

Thunder Bay District

Thunder Bay District in Ontario
Thunder Bay District in Ontario

Historical/Geographic Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Unorganized Areas

Southern Ontario

Central Ontario

Dufferin County

Dufferin County in Ontario
Dufferin County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Haliburton County

Haliburton County in Ontario
Haliburton County in Ontario

Historical/Geographic Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Hastings County

Hastings County in Ontario
Hastings County in Ontario

Historical/Geographic Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Northumberland County

Northumberland County in Ontario
Northumberland County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Peterborough County

Peterborough County in Ontario
Peterborough County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Simcoe County

Simcoe County in Ontario
Simcoe County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

City of Kawartha Lakes

Kawartha Lakes in Ontario
Kawartha Lakes in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipality

Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County in Ontario
Prince Edward County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipality

Eastern Ontario

Frontenac County

Frontenac County in Ontario
Frontenac County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Lanark County

Lanark County in Ontario
Lanark County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Leeds and Grenville United Counties

Leeds and Grenville United Counties in Ontario
Leeds and Grenville United Counties in Ontario

Historical townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Lennox and Addington County

Lennox and Addington County in Ontario
Lennox and Addington County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Prescott and Russell United Counties

Prescott and Russell United Counties in Ontario
Prescott and Russell United Counties in Ontario

Historical Townships/Municipalities[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Renfrew County

Renfrew County in Ontario
Renfrew County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties

Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties in Ontario
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

City of Ottawa

City of Ottawa in Ontario
City of Ottawa in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipality

Golden Horseshoe

Regional Municipality of Durham

Durham Region in Ontario
Durham Region in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Regional Municipality of Halton

Halton Region in Ontario
Halton Region in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Regional Municipality of Niagara

Niagara Region in Ontario
Niagara Region in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Regional Municipality of Peel

Peel Region in Ontario
Peel Region in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Regional Municipality of York

York Region in Ontario
York Region in Ontario

The section of York County north of Metro Toronto eventually became the Regional Municipality of York, and York County was dissolved.

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

City of Hamilton

City of Hamilton in Ontario
City of Hamilton in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipality

York County and Metropolitan Toronto

Historical Townships[1][2]

In 1953, York Country was split. Metropolitan Toronto was formed by severing from York County:

and several small municipalities:

These were dissolved in 1967 into the townships, which became boroughs.

Metro Toronto was amalgamated in 1998 into:

Southwestern Ontario

Bruce County

Bruce County in Ontario
Bruce County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Elgin County

Elgin County in Ontario
Elgin County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Essex County

Essex County in Ontario
Essex County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Grey County

Grey County in Ontario
Grey County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Huron County

Huron County in Ontario
Huron County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Lambton County

Lambton County in Ontario
Lambton County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Middlesex County

Middlesex County in Ontario
Middlesex County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Perth County

Perth County in Ontario
Perth County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Wellington County

Wellington County in Ontario
Wellington County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Oxford County

Oxford County in Ontario
Oxford County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Regional Municipality of Waterloo

Waterloo Region in Ontario
Waterloo Region in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipalities

Brant County

Brant County in Ontario
Brant County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipality

Municipality of Chatham-Kent

Chatham-Kent in Ontario
Chatham-Kent in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipality

Haldimand County

Haldimand County in Ontario
Haldimand County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipality

Norfolk County

Norfolk County in Ontario
Norfolk County in Ontario

Historical Townships[1][2]

Current Municipality

See also

References

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