No Longer Exists
Former Names (no longer used): Nassau District (1788-1792)
Established 24 July 1788 as Nassau District, Renamed Home District in 1792. Was comprised of the counties of Brant, Halton, Ontario, Peel, Simcoe, Wentworth, and York. In 1798 the district consisted of part of Brant, Dufferin, part of Durham, part of Grey, Halton, part of Muskoka, part of Oxford, part of Parry Sound, Peel, Simcoe, Waterloo, part of Wellington, part of Wentworth, and York. In 1816 Brant, Halton and Wentworth were removed from Home District and became Gore District. In 1826 Home District consisted of the current counties of most of Dufferin, part of Durham, part of Grey, Peel, part of Muskoka, part of Parry Sound, Simcoe, and York. In 1843 Simcoe County was removed and became Simcoe District. In 1838 & 1845 Home District consisted of the current counties of part of Durham, Peel and York. In 1850 all districts were abolished in favour of counties. The area that was formerly Home District was now the Counties of Durham, Ontario, Peel and York.