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2001 population: 110,372
 (Source:
Statistics Canada)

Cambridge is a city in the province of Ontario. It is on the Grand River.

Some say this community was named after another early settlement, which took its name in honor of the duke of Cambridge, son of George III.


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Former and merged community names include:
· Cambridge Mills
· Preston
· Erb's Mills
Cambridge was created in 1973 through the amalgamation of the city of Galt, the towns of Hespeler and Preston, and parts of the townships of Waterloo and North Dumfries.

Filming location for 2004 movie, "Saint Ralph" and 2006 movie, "Man of the Year"
Well-known residents have included:
· Derrick Campbell, Olympic gold medal winner
Local festivals include:
· Mill Race Festival - Aug. 3-5, 2007
· Valans IceFest - Jan. 27-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cambridge web sites and events links in the sections below.
Listed places in Cambridge:
 Cemeteries (2)
 Communities (1)
 Hotels (7)
 Newspapers (1)
 Also see listings below

Sections below provide additional information and links about Cambridge travel and tourism, maps, recreation, government and transportation.

Note: The ePodunk database includes many places that are no longer populated communities. These may include rural crossroads, hamlets, ghost towns or settlements that have been absorbed by nearby cities or towns.

Cambridge, ON locator map
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Cambridge Web sites
 Cambridge local government
 Cambridge tourism

Ancestry & family history
 Ontario genealogy page (GenWeb)
 Ontario genealogical society
 Canadian Genealogy Centre
 Early Canadiana Online
 Ontario family search
 Upper and Lower Canada marriage bonds

  Census records (historic):
  1901 census
  1911 census

  City directories:
  Library and Archives Canada collection

  Immigration:
  Immigration records, 1925-1935
  Land:
  Canadian County Atlas

  Military:
  Soldiers of World War I

Archives
 Ontario archive
 Library & Archives Canada

Cemeteries
 Cemeteries in Cambridge include Mountview Cemetery, New Hope Cemetery

 Add a local cemetery to our listings
 Cambridge area cemeteries
 Ontario cemetery database


Communities
 Communities near Cambridge

Economy
 Employment growth & unemployment rates

Education
 Colleges in Ontario

Entertainment
 Movies & TV shows filmed in Cambridge

Environment
 Air quality forecasts for Ontario
 Environment Canada
 Nature Conservancy in Canada

Events
 Cambridge festival web sites:
  Fall Fair
  Highland Games

 ePodunk festival listings

Food & restaurants
 Chowhound message boards for Canada

Government
 Cambridge local government Web site
 Ontario provincial government

Historical societies
 Ontario historical society

History
 Archives in Ontario
 Library & Archives Canada
 Heritage Canada

Jobs
 Jobs in Cambridge


Cambridge locator map. Use the navigation tools in the upper left to move the map center or to zoom in or out. You can also click and drag the map to move in any direction.


Media
Newspapers in Cambridge include Cambridge Times

 Newspapers in Ontario

Obituaries
 Check daily newspapers in or near Cambridge




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 Post cards of Ontario communities

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 Postal codes
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Travel & tourism
 Airports near Cambridge
 Hotels in or near Cambridge
 Cambridge tourism
 Ontario tourism bureau
 Border wait times

Weather
 Ontario weather conditions

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