Atikokan Township

(Municipal Township)
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LOCATION:
Historic (Geographic) Location*: Atikokan Township, Rainy River District
Current (Municipal) Location: Atikokan Township

First settler, Tom Rawn, arrived in 1899. Originally an Improvement District, became a Township in 1954.

One of Ontario's Municipalities; Incorporated 1954; Includes the townships of Baker and Schwenger

Source(s) of Information:
Law, Barbara. Scott's Canadian Sourcebook 2002. Southam Inc., 2001.
Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names. Gazetteer of Canada: Ontario. Ottawa, Committee by Surveys and Mapping Branch, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, 1974. 9780660510002
Mika, Nick & Helma. Places In Ontario: Volume I: A-E. Belleville, Mika Publishing Company, 1977. 0-919303-14-5


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