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2001 population: 7,604
 (Source:
Statistics Canada)

Goderich is a town in Huron County, in the province of Ontario. It is on Lake Huron, at the mouth of the Maitland River.

The town was named for the Viscount Goderich.


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Goderich was established in 1827 as a commercial center in the Huron Tract, which was opened to colonization in the 1820s.

The town "square" is actually octagonal.
Well-known residents have included:
· Alice Munro, writer
Local festivals include:
· Celtic Roots Festival - Aug. 10-12, 2007
· Winterfest - Feb. 2-4, 2007
· West Coast Bluesfest - July 28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Goderich web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Huron County Museum & Historic Gaol
Quotes:
"I had written about growing up here and I thought I was finished ... When I moved back, I started seeing things entirely differently."
-- Alice Munro, CBC interview, November 2004

Listed places in Goderich:
 Museums (1)
 Newspapers (1)
 Also see listings below

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Goderich Web sites
 Goderich local government
 Huron County government
 Goderich Chamber of Commerce


Ancestry & family history
 Genealogy page (ON GenWeb) for Huron County
 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

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 Goderich museums


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 Goderich area cemeteries
 Ontario cemetery database


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 Communities near Goderich

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 Colleges in Ontario

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 Air quality forecasts for Ontario
 Environment Canada
 Nature Conservancy in Canada

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 Goderich festival web sites:
  Celtic Roots Festival

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Food & restaurants
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Government
 Goderich local government Web site
 Huron County government
 Ontario provincial government

Historical societies
 Ontario historical society

History
 Archives in Ontario
 Library & Archives Canada
 Heritage Canada

Jobs
 Jobs in Ontario


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Newspapers in Goderich include Goderich Signal-Star

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