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2001 population: 139,051
 (Source:
Statistics Canada)

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

The city's name derives from Seneca for "carrying place."


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Former and merged community names include:
· Sydenham
· Skae's Corners
Filming location for 1995 movie, "Canadian Bacon" and 1995 movie, "Billy Madison"
Local festivals include:
· Fiesta Week - June 17-23, 2007
· Jazz and Blues Festival - Aug. 6-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Oshawa web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Darlington Provincial Park, Cordova Valley Park, Lakeview Park
Performing arts: Durham Philharmonic Choir, Oshawa Durham Symphony Orchestra
Historic sites and museums: Parkwood Estate, Oshawa Community Museum, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Canadian Automotive Museum, Oshawa Military and Industrial Museum
Colleges and universities: Durham College
Listed places in Oshawa:
 Cemeteries (3)
 Historic sites (1)
 Hotels (4)
 Museums (4)
 Newspapers (2)
 Also see listings below

Sections below provide additional information and links about Oshawa 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.

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Oshawa Web sites
 Oshawa local government
 Oshawa Chamber of Commerce
 Oshawa 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

Arts

  Music
  Durham Philharmonic Choir
  Oshawa Durham Symphony Orchestra


Attractions
 Oshawa historic sites
 Oshawa museums


Cemeteries
 Cemeteries in Oshawa include St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery, Thornton Cemetery, Union Cemetery

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 Oshawa area cemeteries
 Ontario cemetery database


Communities
 Communities near Oshawa

Economy
 Employment growth & unemployment rates

Education
 Colleges in Ontario

Entertainment
 Movies & TV shows filmed in Oshawa

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

Events
 Oshawa festival web sites:
  Fiesta Week
  Jazz and Blues Festival

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Food & restaurants
 Chowhound message boards for Canada

Government
 Oshawa local government Web site
 Ontario provincial government

Historical societies
 Local historical society
 Ontario historical society

History
 Archives in Ontario
 Library & Archives Canada
 Heritage Canada

Jobs
 Jobs in Oshawa


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Media
Newspapers in Oshawa include Oshawa This Week, Oshawa-Durham Central

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