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Nipissing, Ontario, Canada

Nipissing was surveyed between 1874 and 1881, and was incorporated in 1888. Among the first settlers in the area were the Chapman and Beatty families. Nipissing Township annexed Gurd Township in 1970. The township also contains a community named Nipissing, which is located on the South River near Chapman's Landing, on the South Bay of Lake Nipissing. The township administrative offices are located in Nipissing.

The township includes the communities of Alsace, Christian Valley, Commanda, Hotham, Nipissing and Wade's Landing. wikipedia

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  • 1871 - July 12 - Toronto and Nipissing Railway opens for traffic to Uxbridge, Ontario; 3'6 gauge line converted to standard by 1884; North America's First public narrow gauge railway.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_12

  • 1872 - May 7, 1872 - Parliament passes Canadian Pacific Railway Bill; line to be completed within 10 years from Nipissing Junction to the Pacific Ocean.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ May_7

  • 1873
    NIPISSING, a district in the N part of Ontario, comprises an area of 2,382,080 acres. Pop. 943.
    Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873

  • Nipissing, Ontario, Canada
    Lake Nipissing

    1882 - Lucius O'Brien - Picturesque Canada (1882–84)
    Artwork
  • 1895 - Nipissing
    Nip'issing, a district in the N. part of Ontario. Area, 87.22 square miles. Pop. 943.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott

  • 1906
    Nipissing, a district in the N. part of Ontario, in great part embraced between the Ottawa River and the meridian of 81 degrees W. lon.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

  • Nipissing, Ontario, Canada
    Sunset Cove, Lake Nipissing
    Postcard


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Lake Nipissing

1882 - Lucius O'Brien - Picturesque Canada (1882–84)
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Sunset Cove, Lake Nipissing
Postcard
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  • 1871 - July 12 - Toronto and Nipissing Railway opens for traffic to Uxbridge, Ontario; 3'6 gauge line converted to standard by 1884; North America's First public narrow gauge railway.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ July_12
  • 1872 - May 7, 1872 - Parliament passes Canadian Pacific Railway Bill; line to be completed within 10 years from Nipissing Junction to the Pacific Ocean.

    canadachannel.ca/ todayincanadianhistory/ index.php/ May_7
  • 1873
    NIPISSING, a district in the N part of Ontario, comprises an area of 2,382,080 acres. Pop. 943.
    Lovell's gazetteer of British North America; J. Lovell; Montreal, 1873
  • 1895 - Nipissing
    Nip'issing, a district in the N. part of Ontario. Area, 87.22 square miles. Pop. 943.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
  • 1906
    Nipissing, a district in the N. part of Ontario, in great part embraced between the Ottawa River and the meridian of 81 degrees W. lon.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

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