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Kars     (Compact Rural Community)    
Currently Exists     

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

Geographic*: North Gower Township, Carleton County
Municipal: Ottawa-Carleton

Post office was established in 1856 and named Kars. "Named Kars for the Turkish Fortress of Kars featured in the Russian War in the early 1850's."

Source(s) of Information:

  • Don Tomlinson
  • Carter, Floreen. Place Names of Ontario. London, Phelps Publishing Company, 1984. 0-920298-39-7
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