Ottawa District

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1850 map of Eastern Ontario showing Ottawa District

The Ottawa District was a historic district in Upper Canada which existed until 1849. It was created in 1816 by splitting the counties of Prescott and Russell from the Eastern District; the district town was L'Orignal.

In 1838, Gloucester township from Russell County was transferred to a new Dalhousie District.

In 1849, the district was replaced by the United Counties of Prescott and Russell.

References[edit]

  • Armstrong, Frederick H. Handbook of Upper Canadian Chronology. Toronto : Dundurn Press, 1985. ISBN 0-919670-92-X

Coordinates: 45°28′N 74°50′W / 45.47°N 74.83°W / 45.47; -74.83