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Maps of Southern and Central Ontario circa 1951

Map: Lambton County (detail)

The images used for this section were scanned from a map of southern and central Ontario circa 1951. This map was chosen because it predates most of the urban growth that occurred in south-central Ontario after World War II.

Since the period of post-war growth began many of the towns and villages shown on these maps have vanished or been absorbed. If you are looking for a community that doesn't appear on more modern maps and you know the approximate location, you may be able to find it here. However, there is no index accompanying these maps so, if you are unsure of the location, you may wish to consult the electronic gazetteer produced by Natural Resources Canada.

The links in the table below will take you to a web page containing a "snapshot" map of that County or District. In every case, you can also download a readable "full size" version. Please note that the "full size" maps are 450-1600 kilobytes in size and will take much longer to download. As the dimensions of each map displayed depend on your monitor size or printer set-up, we cannot provide a scale to measure distances.

If you're looking for information on a particular area but are unsure of the name, click here to search by geographical location.

Click on the links below for more information

County Listings

Addington County

Hastings County

Peel County

Brant County

Huron County

Perth County

Bruce County

Kent County

Peterborough County

Carleton County

Lambton County

Prescott County

Dufferin County

Lanark County

Prince Edward County

Dundas County

Leeds County

Renfrew County

Durham County

Lennox County

Russell County

Elgin County

Lincoln County

Simcoe County

Essex County

Manitoulin Dist.

Stormont County

Frontenac County

Middlesex County

Victoria County

Glengarry County

Muskoka Dist.

Waterloo County

Grenville County

Norfolk County

Welland County

Grey County

Northumberland County

Wellington County

Haldimand County

Ontario County

Wentworth County

Haliburton County

Oxford County

York County

Halton County

Parry Sound Dist.

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