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Durham Region, Ontario

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Durham Region

Durham Region is legally named The Regional Municipality of Durham. It was established on January 1, 1974 through the amalgamation of several lower level municipalities, including:

Ajax, Ontario

Ajax, Ontario was established in 1941, when Defence Industries Limited built a plant for making shells, in Pickering Township. The town became an improvement district in 1950, and had been granted town status by 1953. On January 1, 1974 the town of Ajax was amalgamated with the village of Pickering, and Pickering Township, to form the current town of Ajax, Ontario. The town's name comes from the HMS Ajax, a Royal Navy cruiser that served in WWII.
Ajax has an elected town Council that consists of a Mayor, three Regional Councillors and three local Councillors that represent three wards. The Mayor and Regional Councillors also sit on the Durham Regional Council.
The following communities are included in the current town of Ajax:
  • Applecroft
  • Audley North
  • Audley South
  • Clover Ridge
  • Deer Creek
  • Discovery Bay
  • Duffins Bay
  • Duffins Crossing
  • Hermitage
  • Lake Vista
  • Lakeside
  • Meadow Ridge
  • Midtown
  • Nottingham
  • Pickering Beach
  • Riverside
  • Salem Heights
  • South Greenwood
  • Southwood
  • Westney Heights

Brock, Ontario

Brock, Ontario is a township located within the Durham Region. It became part of Durham Region in 1974 and was amalgamated with the former township of Thorah and the villages of Beaverton and Cannington.
The following communities are included in Brock, Ontario's boundaries:
  • Beaverton, Ontario
  • Cannington, Ontario
  • Ball Subdivision, Ontario
  • Blackwater, Ontario
  • Cedar Beach, Ontario
  • Creighton's Corners, Ontario
  • Derryville, Ontario
  • Gamebridge, Ontario
  • Layton, Ontario
  • Maple Beach, Ontario
  • Port Bolster, Ontario
  • Pinedale, Ontario
  • Saginaw, Ontario
  • Sunderland, Ontario
  • Thorah Beach, Ontario
  • Vallentyne, Ontario
  • Vroomanton, Ontario
  • Wick, Ontario
  • Wilfrid, Ontario

Clarington, Ontario

Clarington, Ontario was established in 1973 as Newcastle, through the amalgamation of the town of Newcastle and town of Bowmanville, with the former townships of Clarke and Darlington. In 1994, the town was renamed Clarington.
Clarington includes the following communities:
  • Bowmanville, Ontario
  • Courtice, Ontario
  • Newcastle, Ontario
  • Orono, Ontario
  • Bond Head, Ontario
  • Brownsville, Ontario
  • Burketon, Ontario
  • Clarke, Ontario
  • Crooked Creek, Ontario
  • Enfield, Ontario
  • Enniskillen, Ontario
  • Gaud Corners, Ontario
  • Hampton, Ontario
  • Haydon, Ontario
  • Kendal, Ontario
  • Kirby, Ontario
  • Leskard, Ontario
  • Maple Grove, Ontario
  • Mitchell Corners, Ontario
  • New Park, Ontario
  • Newtonville, Ontario
  • Port Darlington, Ontario
  • Port Granby, Ontario
  • Salem, Ontario
  • Solina, Ontario
  • Starkville, Ontario
  • Taunton, Ontario (east portion)
  • Tyrone, Ontario
  • West Side Beach, Ontario
  • Wilmot Creek, Ontario

Oshawa, Ontario

  • Oshawa, Ontario

Pickering, Ontario

  • Pickering, Ontario

Scugog, Ontario

  • Scugog, Ontario

Uxbridge, Ontario

  • Uxbridge, Ontario

Whitby, Ontario

  • Whitby, Ontario


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