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2001 population: 612,925
 (Source:
Statistics Canada)

Mississauga is a city in the province of Ontario. It is on Lake Ontario.

The city was named for the tribe.


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Former and merged community names include:
· Dixie
· Clarkson
· Cooksville
· Port Credit
· Streetsville
In 1974, the town of Mississauga incorporated as a city, encompassing Port Credit and Streetsville.

Received national attention for a July 1980 nursing home fire, which killed 25 residents.
Filming location for 2005 movie, "Four Brothers"
Well-known residents have included:
· Donovan Bailey, Olympic gold medal winner
· Cheryl Pounder, 2006 Olympics gold medal winner (ice hockey)
Local festivals include:
· Carassauga Festival - May 25-27, 2007
· Waterfront Festival - June 15-17, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mississauga web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Benares Historic House, Bradley Museum, HVACR Heritage Centre Canada, Lithuanian Museum-Archives
Transit: Mississauga Transit
Listed places in Mississauga:
 Cemeteries (5)
 Hotels (38)
 Newspapers (1)
 Also see listings below

Sections below provide additional information and links about Mississauga 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.

Mississauga, ON locator map
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Mississauga Web sites
 Mississauga local government
 Mississauga board of trade


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 Mississauga include Assumption Catholic Cemetery, Mississauga Cemetery, Spring Creek Cemetery, St. John's Dixie Cemetery, St. Mary's Cemetery

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


Communities
 Communities near Mississauga

Economy
 Employment growth & unemployment rates

Education
 Colleges in Ontario

Entertainment
 Movies & TV shows filmed in Mississauga

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

Events
 Mississauga festival web sites:
  Waterfront Festival

 ePodunk festival listings

Food & restaurants
 Chowhound message boards for Canada

Government
 Mississauga local government Web site
 Ontario provincial government

Historical societies
 Ontario historical society

History
 Archives in Ontario
 Library & Archives Canada
 Heritage Canada

Jobs
 Jobs in Mississauga


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Media
Newspapers in Mississauga include Mississauga News

 Newspapers in Ontario

Obituaries
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 Post cards of Ontario communities

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 Postal codes
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Transit
 Bus schedules


Travel & tourism
 Airports near Mississauga
 Hotels in or near Mississauga
 Ontario tourism bureau
 Border wait times

Weather
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