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District of Keewatin

In 1876 the District of Keewatin was created from part of the North-West Territories.

In 1881, 1889, 1898 and 1905 Ontario was enlarged, being given parts of the District of Keewatin until the areas now known as Rainy River District and Kenora District belonged to Ontario.

"Partially organized territory of the Canadian Dominion. It was created by an Act of Parliament, April 12th, 1876." 3

"Area 470,416 square miles. Population 8,546 in 1901 (chiefly Indian)." 3

3 Place Names of Ontario by Floreen Carter, 1984

Upper Canada [Est. 1791]
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Canada West [Est. 1841]
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Ontario [Est. 1867]
Addington County [Est. 1792]
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Algoma District [Est. 1858]
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Bathurst District [Est. 1824]
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Bothwell District [Est. 1867]
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Brant County [Est. 1852]
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Brock District [Est. 1837]
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Bruce County [Est. 1849]
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Cardwell District [Est. 1867]
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Carleton County [Est. 1800]
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Cochrane District [Est. 1922]
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Colborne District [Est. 1841]
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Dalhousie District [Est. 1838]
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District of Keewatin [Est. 1876]
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Dufferin County [Est. 1881]
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Dundas County [Est. 1792]
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Durham County [Est. 1792]
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Eastern District [Est. 1792]
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Elgin County [Est. 1852]
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Essex County [Est. 1792]
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Frontenac County [Est. 1792]
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Glengarry County [Est. 1792]
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Gore District [Est. 1816]
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Grenville County [Est. 1792]
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Grey County [Est. 1852]
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Haldimand County [Est. 1800]
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Haliburton County [Est. 1874]
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Halton County [Est. 1816]
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Hastings County [Est. 1792]
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Hesse District [Est. 1788]
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Home District [Est. 1792]
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Huron County [Est. 1842]
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Huron District [Est. 1842]
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Johnstown District [Est. 1798]
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Kenora District [Est. 1907]
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Kent County [Est. 1792]
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Lambton County [Est. 1850]
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Lanark County [Est. 1824]
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Leeds County [Est. 1792]
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Lennox & Addington County [Est. 1800]
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Lennox County [Est. 1792]
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Lincoln County [Est. 1792]
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London District [Est. 1800]
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Lunenburg District [Est. 1788]
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Manitoulin District [Est. 1888]
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Mecklenburgh District [Est. 1788]
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Middlesex County [Est. 1800]
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Midland District [Est. 1792]
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Monck County [Est. 1867]
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Muskoka District [Est. 1868]
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Nassau District [Est. 1788]
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Newcastle District [Est. 1802]
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Niagara District [Est. 1800]
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Nipissing District [Est. 1858]
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Norfolk County [Est. 1792]
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Northumberland County [Est. 1792]
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Ontario County [Est. 1849]
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Ontario County (#1) [Est. 1792]
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Ottawa District [Est. 1816]
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Oxford County [Est. 1800]
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Parry Sound District [Est. 1869]
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Peel County [Est. 1852]
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Perth County [Est. 1850]
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Peterborough County [Est. 1838]
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Prescott County [Est. 1800]
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Prince Edward County [Est. 1792]
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Prince Edward District [Est. 1831]
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Rainy River District [Est. 1885]
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Renfrew County [Est. 1838]
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Rupert's Land
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Russell County [Est. 1800]
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Simcoe County [Est. 1798]
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Simcoe District [Est. 1837]
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Stormont County [Est. 1792]
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Sudbury District [Est. 1894]
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Suffolk County [Est. 1792]
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Talbot District [Est. 1837]
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Thunder Bay District [Est. 1871]
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Timiskaming District [Est. 1912]
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Victoria County [Est. 1852]
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Victoria District [Est. 1837]
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Waterloo County [Est. 1838]
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Welland County [Est. 1845]
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Wellington County [Est. 1852]
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Wellington District [Est. 1837]
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Wentworth County [Est. 1816]
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Western District [Est. 1792]
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York County [Est. 1792]

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