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Abinger Township     (Geographic Township)    
See:     Addington Highlands Township

Other Names (also known as):
Former Name(s):

Geographic*: , Lennox & Addington County
Municipal: Township of Addington Highlands

This township was named in honour of Sir James Scarlett, England's Attorney-General (Baron Abinger). The first settlers, who moved from Leeds County, arrived in 1856. And in 1860 the township became part of Lennox & Addington County. In 1998 the township became part of the municipality of Addington Highlands.

Source(s) of Information:

  • 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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