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 SchwengerSource(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