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Addington County     (Geographic County)    
No Longer Exists     

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

Location
Geographic*: , Upper Canada
Municipal:
Formerly in Midland District (1792-1800)

Established 1792; Named for Henry Addington, Viscount of Sidmouth; United with Lennox County to form 'Lennox & Addington County' in 1800

1"That the eighth of the said Counties be hereafter called by the name of the County of Addington which County is to be bounded on the East by the Westernmost line of the County of Frontenac on the South by Lake Ontario to the Western-most boundary of the late Township of Ernest Town and on the West by the Easternmost boundary line of the late Township of Fredericksburg running North thirty-one degrees West until it meets the Ottawa or Grand River thence descending the said River until it meets the North Western-most boundary of the County of Frontenac comprehending within the said County of all the Islands nearest to it and in the whole or greater part fronting the same."

Genealogical Resources
Census
Cemeteries
Lennox & Addington County GenWeb

Source(s) of Information:

  • 1A Statutory Chronology of Ontario by Thomas A. Hillman
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