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WAASIS, a post village and settlement in Sunbury co., N.B., on the Fredericton Branch railway, 10 miles from Fredericton. Pop. 125.

WABAS1IENE, Simcoe co., Ont. See Wanbashene.

WAGAMATCOOK, Victoria co., N.S. See Middle River.

WAGNER, a settlement in Digby co., N.S., 15 miles from Digby. Pop. l00.

WA1NFLEET, a station on the G. T. R. (Buffalo division), in Monck co., Ont.. 483 miles from Brantford.

WAKEFIELD, a post village in Ottawa co., Que., on the River Gutineau, 23 miles from Ottawa. It contains a woolen factory, a saw mill, and several stores. Pop. 200.

WALDEMAR, a post village in Wellington co., Ont., on the T. G. & B. R., 58 miles from Toronto. It has an hotel, a store an ashery, and a telegraph office.

WALDRON'S COVE, a fishing settlement in the district of Twillingate and Fogo, Nfld., 24 miles from Twillingate. lon. 80.

WALES or DICKINSON'S LANDING STATION, a post village in Stormont co., Ont., on the G. T. R., 77 miles W. of Montreal. It contains 2 hotels and 3 stores. Pop. 80.

WALKER'S CUTTING, a station on the G. T. R., (Three Rivers branch,) in Arthabaska co., Que., 4 miles from Arthabaska Station.

WALKERTON, a flourishing post village of Ontario, capital of the co. of Bruce, beautifully situated 1 the Saugeen River, and on the W. G. & P. R., 65 miles from Guelph. It possesses extensive water power, and contains a branch bank, 3 printing offices, a telegraph office, 6 hotels, 4 churches, an iron foundry, several mills, and about 25 stores. Pop. 1,200.

WALKERVILLE, a post village in Essex co., Ont., on the Detroit river, 2 miles from Windsor. It contains a telegraph office, a distillery, and several stores and shipyards. Pop. 200.

WALLACE, a post village in Perth co., Ont.,6 miles from Listowel. Pop. 50.

WALLACE, formerly FREDERICKTOWN, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, co. of Cumberland, on Northumberland Strait, 10 miles from Wentworth, 20 miles from Thomson. It contains churches of 4 denominations, about 15 stores, a telegraph office, a tannery, a saw mill and a boot and shoe factory. In the vicinity are extensive quarries of limestone and gyp3um. Shipbuilding is carried on. Pop. 400.

WALLACE BRIDGE, a post village in Cumberland co., N.S., l miles from Wallace. Pop. 150.

WALLACEBURG, a thriving post village and port of entry in Kent co., Ont., on the River Sydenham, 17 miles from Chatham. It contains churches of 2 denominations, 2 telegraph offices, 7 hotels, about a dozen stores, a tannery, a saw mill, and 2 grist mills.  Total value of imports for 1872 $13,710; exports $290,653. Pop. 600.

WALLACE CORNERS, Grenville co., Ont. See Shanly.

WALLACE RIDGE, a post village in Cumberland co , N.S., 5 miles from Wallace. Pop. 150.

WALLACE RIVER, a post village in Cumberland co., N.S., on a river of the same name, 19 miles from Londonderry. It contains 3 stores and 2 saw mills. Pop. 100.

WALLACETOWN, a thriving post village in Elgin co , Ont., 18 miles from St. Thomas. It contains a telegraph office, 7 or 8 stores, a cheese factory, a planing mill, and a saw and grist mill. Pop. 400.

WALLBRIDGE, a post village in Hastings co , Ont., 7 miles from Belleville. Pop. 100.

WALLENSTEIN, a post village in Waterloo co., Oat., 19 miles from Listowel. Pop. 100.

WALMER, a post village in Oxford co., Ont, 5 miles from Bright. Pop. 150.

WALMSLEY, a seaport of Nova Scotia, co. of Pictou, on Pictou harbor, opening into Northumberland Strait, 115 miles N.E. of Halifax.

WALPOLE ISLAND, a large island in the N.E. of Lake St. Clair, Kent co., Ont. It is about 10 miles long, and from 3 to 4 miles wide, and is inhabited chiefly by Indians.

WALPOLE ISLAND, a post office on the above island, 10 miles from Wallaceburg.

WALSH, or CHARLOTTESVILLE CENTRE, a post village in Norfolk co., Ont., 19 miles from Simcoe. It has a saw mill, a shingle, mill, an hotel, and several stores. Pop 150.

WALSINGHAM, Norfolk co., Ont. See St. Williams.

WALSINGHAM CENTRE, Norfolk co., Ont. See Pleasant Hill.

WALTER'S FALLS, a post village in Grey co., Ont., on Big Head River, 14 miles from Meaford. There is a very pretty waterfall here about 50 feet high. The village contains several mills and stores. Pop. 100.

WALTHAM, a post, village in Pontiac co., Que., on Black river, a tributary of the Ottawa, 13 miles from Fort Coulonge. It has a telegraph office. Pop. 50.

WALTON, a post village in Huron co., Ont., 10 miles from Seaforth. It contains 3 stores, 2 hotels, 1 saw mill, and a telegraph office. Pop. 125.

WALTON, a seaport town of Nova Scotia, co. of Hants, on Minas Basin, 17 miles from Newport. It contains a saw mill, 5 churches, and 3 stores, and has a large export trade in gypsum. Pop. 600.

WANSTEAD, a post village in Lambton co., Ont., on the G. W. R., 41 miles from London. It contains 2 stores and a saw mill. Pop. 130.

WARBLINGTON, Prince co., P.E.I. See Augusta Cove.

WARBURTON, a post village in Leeds co., Ont., 4 miles from Lansdowne. Pop. 100

WARDEN, a post village in Shefford co, Que., 3 miles from Waterloo. It contains a Wesleyan church, 2 stores, 2 hotels, and saw and grist mills. Pop. 150.

WARD'S CREEK ROAD, a post settlement in Kings co., N.B., 5 miles from Sussex Vale. Pop. 150.

WARD'S HARBOR, a fishing settlement in the district of Twillingate and Fogo, Nfld., at the mouth of Hall's Bay, 23 miles from Tilt Cove. Large quantities of salmon are annually preserved here. Pop. 290.

WARDSVILLE, an incorporated village in Middlesex co., Ont., on the River Thames, 3 miles from Newbury. It contains churches of 4 denominations, a telegraph office, an iron foundry, a number of stores, and several mills. Pop. 539.

WAKE HAM, a post office in Grey eo. Ont., 10 miles from Flesherton.

WARKWORTH, formerly called PERCY, a thriving post village in Northumberland co., Ont., on Mill Creek, 15 miles from Colborne. It contains churches of 3 denominations, a telegraph office, 2 hotels, about 20 stores, and several mills and factories. Pop. 800.

WARMINSTER, a post village in Simcoe co., Ont., 8 miles from Orillia. It contains 2 stores and a saw mill. Pop. 120.

WARNER, a post office in Monck co., Ont., 7 miles from Canfield.

WARREN, a post settlement in Cumberland co., N.S., 6 miles from Amherst. Pop. 150.

WARREN GROVE MILLS, Queens co., P.E.I. See North River.

WARRINGTON, a post office in Simcoe co., Ont., 3 miles from Stayner.

WARSAW, a post village in Peterborough co., Ont, on Indian river, 15 miles from Peterborough. It contains 5 stores, 1 tannery, a saw mill, and an hotel. Pop. 150.

WARTBURG, a post village in Perth co., Ont., 6 miles from Sebringville. It has 3 saw mills and 1 store. Pop. 200.

WARWICK, a post village in Lambton co., Ont., on Bear Creek, 8 miles from Watford. It contains 2 churches, a saw mill, flouring mill, several stores, 2 hotels, and a telegraph office. Pop. 300.

WARWICK formerly FRANKLAND, a flourishing post village in Artbabaska co., Que., on th G. T. R., 100 miles from Montreal. It contains a broom factory, a potash factory, large flour and saw mills, a telegraph office, and several stores. Pop. 1,600.

WASHADEMOAK. a post settlement in Queens co., N.B., on a lake of the same name, 8 miles from Gagetown. Pop. 250.

WASHAGO, a post village in Simcoe co., Ont., at the outlet of Lake Couchiching, and on the N. R., (Muskoka branch,) 12 miles from Orillia, 98 miles from Toronto. It has a telegraph office and an hotel. Pop. 180.

WASHINGTON, a market town of Ontario, co. of Oxford, on the River Nith, 9 miles from Drumbo. It contains 1 store and 1 hotel. Pop. 130.

WASHMISKER ISLES, near the Saguenay coast, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

WATERBOROUGH, or FANJOY'S, a post village in Queens co., N.B., on Grand Lake, 15 miles from Gagetown. It contains an hotel and 2 stores. Pop. 109.

WATERDOWN, a thriving post village in Wentworth co., Ont., on the G. W. R., 7 miles from Hamilton, 35 miles from Toronto It contains churches of 5 denominations, a telegraph office, a grammar school, a woolen factory, an iron foundry, and several hotels, stores and mills. Pop. 1,000.

WATERFORD, a settlement in Digby co, N.S., on Digby Neck, 12 miles from Digby. Pop 150.

WATERFORD, a thriving post village in Norfolk co., Ont., on Nanticoke Creek, and on the C. S. R., 29 miles from Canfield. It contains churches of 4 denominations 2 telegraph offices, a printing office issuing a weekly newspaper, an iron foundry, several mills, and a number of stores. Pop. 900.

WATERLOO, a county of Ontario, situated in the W. central part of the Province. Area 341,276 acres. It is drained by the Grand river, and intersected by the G. T. and G. W. R's. Pop. 40,251.

WATERLOO, an incorporated village of Ontario, co. of Waterloo, on a branch of the Grand river, 2 miles W. of Berlin. It possesses good water power, and contains churches of 3 denominations, 2 telegraph offices, 2 printing offices issuing weekly newspapers, a branch bank, about a dozen hotels, a number of stores, and manufactories of iron castings, agricultural implements, woolens, wooden ware, tobacco, beer, whiskey, &c. Pop. 1,594.

WATERLOO, an incorporated village of Quebec, capital of the co. of Shelford, on the S. S. & C. R., 70 miles from Montreal. It contains churches of 4 denominations, a telegraph office, a branch bank, a printing office issuing a weekly newspaper, an academy, a brewery, saw, grist and carding mills, and manufactories of leather, furniture, iron castings, mill machinery, agricultural implements, ac, several hotels and a number of stores. Pop. 1,700.

WATERLOO, a settlement in Lunen-burg co., N.S., 11 miles from Bridgewater. Pop. 130.

WATERLOO, a thriving village of Ontario, co. of Welland, situated on the Niagara river, and 3 miles N.W. of Buffalo. See Fort Erie.

WATERLOO, Frontenac co., Ont. See Cataraqui.

WATER (or FRIZELL'S) MILLS, a village in Hastings co., Ont , on Salmon River, 10 miles from Napanee. Pop. 100.

WATERSIDE, a post village in Albert co., N.B., on the Bay of Fundy, 36 miles from Salisbury. It contains 1 church, 2 stores, 1 hotel, and 5 saw mills. Manganese is found in the vicinity. Pop. '225.

WATERTOWN, a village in Middlesex co., Ont., 6 miles from Newbury. Pop. 50.

WATERVILLE, a post village and settlement in Carleton co., N.B., 9 miles from Woodstock. It has a tannery, and several mills. Pop. 500.

WATERVILLE, a post village in Compton co., Que., on the Coaticook River, and on the G. T. R., Ill miles from Montreal. It contains an Episcopal church, a telegraph office, a saw mill and several stores. Pop. 350.

WATERVILLE, a post village in Kings co., N.S., l miles from Aylesford. It contains a flouring and saw mill, and a carriage factory. Pop. 175.

WATERVILLE, a post village in Queens co., N.B., on the S. side of Washademoak Lake, 20 miles from Hampton. It contains 2 stores, 2 hotels, 1 saw mill, 1 grist mill, 1 shingle factory, 1 tannery and 1 shoe factory. Pop. 250.

WATERVILLE, or PINEO VILLAGE, a post village in Kings co., N.S., on the W. & A. R., 34 miles W. of Windsor. It contains 1 grist and 2 saw mills. Pop. 150.

WATERVILLE, Hants co., N.S. See Vaughan's,

WATFORD, a thriving post village in Lambton co., Ont., on the G. W. R., 33 miles from London. It contains 2 telegraph offices, 2 grist mills, 3 saw mills, about a dozen stores, and 3 hotels. Pop. 400.

WATSON'S CORNERS, a post village in Lanark co., Ont., 19 miles from Perth. Pop. 100.

WATSON SETTLEMENT, a post settlement in Carleton co., N.B., 13 miles from Woodstock. Pop. 200.

WATT JUNCTION, a station on the N. B. & C. R., in Charlotte co., N.B., 27 miles from St. Andrews.

WAUBAMIK, a post office in the district of Algoma, Ont., 10 miles from Parry Sound.

WAUBASHENE, a post village in Simcoe co., Ont., 21 miles from Orillia. It contains a telegraph office. Pop. 50.

WAUBUNO, a post office in Lambton co , Out., 15 miles from Sarnia.

WAUBUNO, a station on the G. W. R., in Middlesex co., Ont., 6 miles from London.

WAUGH'S RIVER, a post office in Colchester co., N.S., 6 miles from Tatamagouche.

WAUPOOS, a post office in Prince Edward co., Ont., on an island in Prince Edward Bay, an inlet of Lake Ontario, 8 miles from Picton.

WAVERLEY, a post village in Halifax co., N.S., 3 miles from Rocky Lake, 12 miles from Halifax. This is one of the richest gold districts in the province, and has attained consider-able notoriety from the remarkable manner of the formation, which presents the appearance of a series of small casks laid together side by side and end to end. Two mines have been opened which yield good returns. Pop. 600.

WAVERLEY, a post village in Simcoe co., Ont., 21 miles from Barrie. It contains 2 saw mills, a pottery, 3 stores, 1 hotel, and a telegraph office. Pop. 150.

WAVERLEY, Grey co., Ont. See Traverston.

WAWEIG, a post village in Charlotte co., N.B., on the N. B. .

WAYSIDE, a post village in Cumberland co., N.S., 6 miles from River Philip.

WAY'S MILLS, a post village in Stanstead co., Que., 10 miles from Stanstead. Pop. 200.

WEAVER SETTLEMENT, a post settlement in Digby co., N.S., 4 miles from Weymouth. Pop. 150.

WEBBER'S, or JOHNSON'S MILLS, a seaport of Nova Scotia, co. of Annapolis, on the Bay of Fundy, at the entrance to Digby Gut, 14 miles from Annapolis. Pop. 350.

WEBBER'S BIGHT, a fishing settlement in the district of Twillingate and Fogo, Nfld., 30 miles from Twillingate. Pop. 40.

WEBSTER'S CREEK, a post settlement in Victoria co., N.B., 31 miles from Edmundston. Pop. 100.

WEEDON, a post village in Wolfe co., Que., 32 miles from Sherbrooke. It contains a Roman Catholic church, 2 saw and grist mills, and several stores. Pop. 200.

WEIMAR, Waterloo co., Ont. See Bamberg.

WELCOME, a post village in Durham. co., Ont., 3 miles from Port Hope. Pop. 100

WELDFORD, a parish in Kent co., N.B. It contains 2 stores and 6 saw mills. Pop. 3,302.

WELLAND, a county of Ontario, situated at the E. end of Lake Erie, by which it is bounded on the S. Area 161,290 acres. It is drained by the Welland River. Capital, Welland. Pop. 20,572.

WELLAND, formerly MERRITTSVILLE, an incorporated village of Ontario, capital of the county of Welland, situated on the Welland Canal and River, and on the Welland railway, 12 miles from St. Catharines. It possesses good water power, and contains churches of three denominations, 2 telegraph offices, 2 printing offices issuing week15, newspapers, a dry dock, an iron foundry, a woolen factory, 2 saw mills, and a number of stores. Pop. 1,110

WELLAND PORT, a thriving post village in Monck co., Ont., on the Chippewa or Welland river, 14 miles from Canfield, 17 miles from Grimsby. It contains several stores and hotels, and a saw mill. Pop. 300.

WELLESLEY, a thriving post village in Waterloo co., Ont., on the Conestogo river, miles from Baden. It contains a woolen factory, a foundry, a flax mill, 2 flouring mills, 2 tanneries, 4 stores, and a telegraph office. Pop. 500.

WELLINGTON, a county of Ontario, centrally situated in the W. part of the province. Area 817,861 acres. It is drained by the Grand river and its branches, and traversed by the Grand Trunk and Wellington, Grey & Bruce railways. Capital, Guelph. Pop. 63,283.

WELLINGTON, an incorporated village in Prince Edward co., Out., situated on West Lake, art inlet of Lake Ontario, 24 miles from Brighton. It is an important fishing station, and contains an iron foundry, a plaster mill, 6 hotels, 7 or 8 stores, and 2 telegraph offices. Pop. 517.

WELLINGTON, a post settlement in Yarmouth co., N.S., 5 miles from Yarmouth. It contains 1 store and 1 saw mill. Pop. 200.

WELLINGTON, a post village in Prince co., P.E.I., on the Prince Edward Island railway, 12 miles from Summerside. Pop. 50.

WELLINGTON, a settlement in Queens co., N.S., 19 miles from Liverpool. Pop. 50,

WELLINGTON, Carleton co., Ont. See Kars.

WELLINGTON MINES, a hamlet in the district of Algoma, Ont. It contains 4 stores and 2 hotels.

WELLINGTON SQUARE, or BURLINGTON, an incorporated. village in Halton co , Ont., on Lake Ontario, and on the G. W. R., 32 miles S.W. of Toronto. It contains Episcopal, Roman Catholic and Methodist churches, 2 telegraph agencies, several hotels a number of stores, a saw mill, and a grist mill. Large quantities of lumber and grain are shipped from this port, The station is 2 miles distant. Pop.700.

WELLMAN'S CORNERS, post village in Hastings co., Ont., 25 miles from Belleville. Pop. 100.

WELSFORD, a post village in Queens co., N.B., on the Nerepis River, and on the E. & N. A. R., 244 miles from St. John. It has a telegraph office. Pop. 150.

WENDOVER, a post village in Prescott co., Ont., on the River Ottawa, 33 miles below Ottawa. It contains 3 stores and a telegraph office. Pop. 90.

WENTWORTH, a county of Ontario, situated at the head of Lake Ontario, which forms its eastern boundary. Area 290,524 acres. It is drained by the head branches of Welland river, and other small streams, and intersected by the Great Western and Hamilton and Lake Erie railways. Capital, Hamilton. Pop. 57,599.

WENTWORTH. a post village and settlement in Cumberland co., N.S., on the I. R., 78 miles from Halifax. Pop. 400.

WENTWORTH, a village in Hants co., N.S., on the St. Croix River, 21 miles from Windsor. Considerable quantities of gypsum are annually exported from here. Pop. 100.

WENTWORTH GRANT, a settlement in Pictou co., N.S., 10 miles from New Glasgow. Pop. 180.

WESLEY, a post village in Oxford co., Ont., 4 miles from Thamesford. Pop. 200.

WEST ARICHAT, a maritime village of Nova Scotia, co. of Richmond, on Chedabucto Bay, 7 miles from Arichat. Pop. 350.

WEST ARRAN, a poet village in Bruce co., Ont., on the Saugeen river, 26 miles from Owen Sound. Pop. 30.

WEST BAY, a post settlement in Inverness co., N.S., on an arm of Bras d'Or Lake, 13 miles from Port Hawkesbury. Steamers start from here for Sydney. Pop. 200.

WEST BEACH, a settlement in St. John co., N.B., on the Bay of Fundy, 3 miles from Black River. Pop. 100

WEST BOLTON, a post village in Brome co., Que., 10 miles from Waterloo. Pop. 150.

WESTBOURNE or WHITE MUD RIVER, a post village in the district of Marquette, Manitoba, on White Mud River, 70 miles W. of Fort Garry, 19 miles from Portage la Prairie. It contains 3 stores, and 1 hotel. A splendid bridge spans the river at this place. Westbourne is on the route of the Canada Pacific railway, and so admirably situated that it promises to become an important town. Pop. 290.

WEST BRANCH, a post settlement in Kent co., N.B., on the west branch of the Nicholas river, 12 miles from Kingston. Pop. 200.

WEST BRANCH EAST RIVER OF PICTOU, a post office in Pictou co., N.S. 6 miles from Hopewell.

WEST BRANCH RIVER PHILIP, a post office in Colchester co., N.S., 5 miles from River Philip.

WEST BRANCH RIVER ST. JOHN, a post office in Pictou co., N.S., 20 miles from Pictou.

WEST BROME, a post village in Brume co., Que., on a branch of the Yamaska River, and on the S. E. R., 59 miles from Montreal. It contains a Methodist church, a telegraph office, a woolen mill, saw and grist mill, and several stores. Pop. 125.

WEST BROOK, a post village is Cumberland co., N.S.

WEST BROOK, a post village in Frontenac co., Ont., 7 miles from Kingston. Pop. 100.


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