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Established in 1845 from Lincoln County. The first settlers in this area were United Empire Loyalists.
In 1970 this county was dissolved and along with Lincoln County became the Regional Municipality of Niagara.
Population 20,141 in 1852 and 164,741 in 1966."3
Welland County is located in South-Western Ontario.
Prior to 1845 - Lincoln County
1845-1849 - part of Niagara District
1970-present - Regional Municipality of Niagara
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Questions & Answers
3 Place Names of Ontario by Floreen Carter, 1984
5 Place Names of Ontario by Alan Rayburn, 1997