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2001 population: 21,431
 (Source:
Statistics Canada)

Owen Sound is a city in Grey County, in the province of Ontario. It is on Georgian Bay.

The city was named for Edward Campbell Rich Owen.


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Former and merged community names include:
· Sydenham
· Sydenham Bay
The Woman's Christian Temperance Union in Canada began here in 1874.

Well-known residents have included:
· Hap Day, hockey player
· Harry Lumley, hockey player
· Nellie McClung, women's rights activist
Local festivals include:
· Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival - Aug. 17-19, 2007
· Owen Sound Fair - Sept. 6-8, 2007
· Billy Bishop Heritage Fair - June 1-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Owen Sound web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Harrison Park
Historic sites and museums: Billy Bishop Heritage Museum, Owen Sound Marine & Rail Museum, Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery
Listed places in Owen Sound:
 Cemeteries (2)
 Hotels (4)
 Newspapers (1)
 Also see listings below

Sections below provide additional information and links about Owen Sound 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.

Owen Sound, ON locator map
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Owen Sound Web sites
 Owen Sound local government
 Grey County government
 Owen Sound Chamber of Commerce


Ancestry & family history
 Genealogy page (ON GenWeb) for Grey 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

Cemeteries
 Cemeteries in Owen Sound include Greenwood Cemetery, St. Mary's and the Missions

 Add a local cemetery to our listings
 Owen Sound area cemeteries
 Ontario cemetery database


Communities
 Communities near Owen Sound

Economy
 Employment growth & unemployment rates

Education
 Colleges in Ontario

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

Events
 Owen Sound festival web sites:
  Summerfolk Music & Crafts Festival

 ePodunk festival listings

Food & restaurants
 Chowhound message boards for Canada

Government
 Owen Sound local government Web site
 Grey 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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Media
Newspapers in Owen Sound include Owen Sound Sun Times

 Newspapers in Ontario

Obituaries
 Check daily newspapers in or near Owen Sound




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 Post cards of Ontario communities

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

Weather
 Ontario weather conditions

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