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Ajax     (Town)
Currently Exists     

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

Geographic*: Pickering Township, Ontario County
Municipal: Town of Ajax, Durham Region

Established in 1941, became a town in 1955; Named after one of the British 'Leander' class cruisers

One of Ontario's Municipalities; Incorporated 1954

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
  • Marsh, James H.. The Canadian Encyclopedia. Hurtig, 1988. 9780888303271
  • Mika, Nick & Helma. Places In Ontario: Volume I: A-E. Belleville, Mika Publishing Company, 1977. 0-919303-14-5
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