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Upper Canada

Upper Canada
Upper Canada was established in 1791 when the Colony of Quebec was divided into the provinces of Upper Canada and Lower Canada.

Upper Canada was the land lying west of the Ottawa River, Lower Canada was the land lying to the east of the Ottawa River.

In 1841 Upper Canada became Canada West


Population (see Ontario's Population for more statistics):

  • 1791: 10,000
  • 1806: 70,718
  • 1811: 77,000
  • 1812: 95,000
  • 1824: 150,066
  • 1829: 197,815
  • 1834: 321,145
  • 1840: 432,159

    For a more in-depth history of Upper Canada please see:

  • 1791 - 1799
  • 1800 - 1809
  • 1810 - 1819
  • 1820 - 1829
  • 1830 - 1839
  • 1840 - 1849



    Places:
  • Addington County [Est. 1792]
  • Bathurst District [Est. 1824]
  • Brock District [Est. 1837]
  • Carleton County [Est. 1800]
  • Dalhousie District [Est. 1838]
  • Dundas County [Est. 1792]
  • Durham County [Est. 1792]
  • Eastern District [Est. 1788]
  • Essex County [Est. 1792]
  • Frontenac County [Est. 1792]
  • Glengarry County [Est. 1792]
  • Gore District [Est. 1816]
  • Grenville County [Est. 1792]
  • Haldimand County [Est. 1800]
  • Halton County [Est. 1816]
  • Hastings County [Est. 1792]
  • Hesse District [Est. 1788]
  • Home District [Est. 1788]
  • Johnstown District [Est. 1798]
  • Kent County [Est. 1792]
  • Lanark County [Est. 1824]
  • Leeds County [Est. 1792]
  • Lennox County [Est. 1792]
  • Lennox & Addington County [Est. 1800]
  • Lincoln County [Est. 1792]
  • London District [Est. 1800]
  • Lunenburg District [Est. 1788]
  • Mecklenburgh District [Est. 1788]
  • Middlesex County [Est. 1800]
  • Midland District [Est. 1788]
  • Nassau District [Est. 1792]
  • Newcastle District [Est. 1802]
  • Niagara District [Est. 1800]
  • Norfolk County [Est. 1792]
  • Northumberland County [Est. 1792]
  • Ontario County (#1) [Est. 1792]
  • Ottawa District [Est. 1816]
  • Oxford County [Est. 1800]
  • Peterborough County [Est. 1838]
  • Prescott County [Est. 1800]
  • Prince Edward County [Est. 1792]
  • Prince Edward District [Est. 1831]
  • Renfrew County [Est. 1838]
  • Russell County [Est. 1800]
  • Simcoe County [Est. 1798]
  • Simcoe District [Est. 1837]
  • Stormont County [Est. 1792]
  • Suffolk County [Est. 1792]
  • Talbot District [Est. 1837]
  • Victoria District [Est. 1837]
  • Waterloo County [Est. 1838]
  • Wellington District [Est. 1837]
  • Wentworth County [Est. 1816]
  • Western District [Est. 1788]
  • York County [Est. 1792]

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  • 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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