Upper Canada


No Longer Exists

Other Names (also known as): Most parts of this place are now known as Southern Ontario
Former Names (no longer used): Upper Canada (1791-1841); Canada West (1841-1867)

LOCATION:

Established in 1791 when the constitutional act divided the land along the present Ontario/Quebec border into Upper and Lower Canada. Upper Canada was land lying west of the Ottawa River, while Lower Canada was the land lying east.


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Upper Canada Village
(Post Office)
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LOCATION:
Historic (Geographic) Location*: Williamsburgh Township, Dundas County
Current (Municipal) Location: United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry


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