Ottawa District

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The Ottawa District was a historic district in Upper Canada which existed until 1849. It was created in 1816 by splitting the counties of:

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.


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