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An Order of Amalgamation (PDF) which took effect on January 1, 1998 created the Township of South Frontenac. The amalgamation combined the former Townships of Bedford, Loughborough, Portland and Storrington. The 2011 Census indicated that South Frontenac has a population of 18,113 with 8,836 dwellings. The 2011 Census also indicated that we have 13,900 within the working age of 15 to 65 with the median age being 44.7 years!

The 2016 Census indicated that South Frontenac has a population of 18,646 with 9.213 dwellings which represents an increase of 2.9%.

 Districts

The Township is comprised of 4 districts, which follow the former township municipal boundaries. Please see the district maps.(PDF).

For more history, visit the Bedford District Historical Research Centre - 1381 Westport Rd or contact Gerald Stinson, Chair at 613-273-5588 or stinson@rideau.net

Visit the South Frontenac Museum

Visit the Archives of Ontario website for genealogical research in Ontario. Archives of Ontario has partnered with Ancestry.ca to provide online access to Ontario's Vital Statistics records. As part of the agreement, every year Ancestry.ca will index original Vital Statistics records as they are transferred from the Registrar General's Office to the Archives of Ontario and provide online access to these records on their website Ancestry.ca. All of these digitized records will be made available on the Ancestry.ca website for free in the Archives of Ontario Reading Room as well as in all public libraries across Ontario. As of June 4, 2016, marriages from 1933 and 1934 are available on Ancestry.ca website. Deaths in 1944 will be released later this year. Due to changes in regulations 1918 and newer birth registrations and indexes will not be transferred to the Archives of Ontario until 104 years after the year of registration. The 1918 birth registration and indexes will be transferred to the Archives in 2023. Marriage registrations for 1935 and death registrations for 1944 and 1945 are closed for digitization. For updates, always refer to the Archives of Ontario website.

View the archives for the County of Frontenac.