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The Regional Municipality of Durham was established 15 Oct 1973. It is comprised of the city of Oshawa, the towns of Ajax, Newcastle, Pickering and Whitby, and the townships of Brock, Scugog, and Uxbridge.
"The region covers an area of some 614,320 acres and its government administers one of the wealthiest industrial and agricultural areas in the province."2
"Population 272,750 in 1980."3
Durham Region is located in South-Central Ontario.
Prior to 1974 - Durham County, Northumberland County, Ontario County
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2 Places In Ontario by Nick & Helma Mika, 1977
3 Place Names of Ontario by Floreen Carter, 1984