Windsor. - The largest and most important Town in the County of Essex, is pleasantly situated on the Detroit River, in the Township of Sandwich, opposite Detroit, 46 miles from Chatham, and 110 from London. The Town is built on a high bank from 30 to 40 feet above the river, rendering the situation healthy and desirable as a place of residence. The town was laid out in 1834, and in 1846 contained a population of 300, which increased in 1861 to 2,500, at present it may he estimated at about 5,000. Windsor enjoys excellent facilities for manufacture and commerce, being the western terminus of the Great Western Railway, and also having the benefit of summer navigation to all points. Money Order Office and Savings Bank.
The Province of Ontario Gazetteer and Directory: Containing Concise Descriptions of Cities, Towns and Villages in the Province, with the Names of Professional and Business Men and Principal Inhabitants, Together with a Full List of Members of the Executive Governments, Senators, Members of the Commons and Local Legislatures, and Officials of the Dominion, and a Large Amount of Other General, Varied and Useful Information, Carefully Compiled from the Most Recent and Authentic Data Henry McEvoy January 1, 1869 Robertson & Cook
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