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London (Ont.)

LC control no.n 79018544
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingLondon (Ont.)
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Geographic subdivision usageOntario--London
Variant(s)Corporation of the City of London (Ont.)
See alsoLondon East (London, Ont.)
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Westminster (Middlesex, Ont.)
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Biography/History noteAnnexed Town of London East in 1885. Absorbed most of Town of Westminster which was then dissolved, on January 1, 1993.
Beginning date1826
Associated countryCanada
LocatedMiddlesex (Ont.)
Special noteOld catalog heading: London, Ont.
Found inAllaster, J. Village of London East ... 1940?
NLC 4/29/83 (AACR 2: London (Ont.))
GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (ppl; 42°59ʹ00ʺN 081°13ʹ59ʺW)
LAC internal file, March 11, 2019 (heading: London (Ont.); variant: Corporation of the City of London; Westminster, Township changed to Town of Westminster on September 1, 1988, which then became part of the City of London on January 1, 1993)
Canadian Geographical Names Database, March 11, 2019 (London; city; located in Middlesex, Ontario; 42° 58' 3" N, 81° 13' 57" W; 42.9675, -81.2325)
Wikipedia, viewed March 11, 2019 (London and the Thames were named in 1793 by John Graves Simcoe, who proposed the site for the capital city of Upper Canada; first European settlement was between 1801 and 1804 by Peter Hagerman; village was founded in 1826 and incorporated in 1855; London has since grown to be the largest Southwestern Ontario municipality and Canada's 11th largest metropolitan area, having annexed many of the smaller communities that surrounded it)
National bib agency no.0000H4475E
Geographic area coden-cn-on
Quality codenlc