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Myrtle, located in what was Whitby Township, was first named Well's Corners. In 1856, the name of the community was changed to Wellwood and again to Myrtle in the 1860s. In 1968, Myrtle became part of the Town of Whitby when the Town amalgamated with Whitby Township.
- Rayburn, Alan. Place Names of Ontario. Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1997. ISBN 0-8020-7207-0.
- Historic Photos of Myrtle, Ontario at Whitby Public Library and Archives Digital Collection
- Myrtle at Geographical Names of Canada
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