Ontario Online Historical Directories - listed by census district

Expand your research by checking out the Canada Online Historical Newspapers here.


Unsure of which census district your your city, town or village is a part? Check out the Atlas of Canada here.

Names of historical counties that no longer exist and are not obvious in their changes are listed in parenthesis. For detailed information on Ontario's historical counties and its current census divisions, visit Wikipedia's article here.

Algoma Brant
Bruce
Chatham
-Kent

Cochran
Dufferin
Durham
(Ontario)
Elgin
Essex
Frontenac
Greater
Sudbury
Grey Haldimand
Haliburton
Halton
Hamilton
(Wentworth)
Hastings Huron
Kawartha
Lakes

(Victoria)
Kenora
Lambton
Lanark
Leeds and
Grenville

Lenox and
Addington
Manitoulin
Middlesex
Muskoka
Niagara
(Lincoln)
(Welland)
Nipissing
Norfolk
Northumberland
Ottawa
(Carleton)
Oxford
Parry
Sound
Peel
Perth
Peterborough
Prescott
and
Russell
Prince
Edward
Rainy
River
 Renfrew Simcoe
(Ontario)
Stormont,
Douglass
and
Glengarry
Sudbury
Thunder
Bay
Timiskaming
Toronto
Waterloo
Wellington
York

Provincewide

Manitoba Provincial and Northwest Territorial Directories, Henderson, 1905 - Free (Peel's Prairie Provinces)
 - includes Western Ontario





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