Township
Toronto
County
York County (now Metropolitan Toronto, Ontario)
Country
Upper Canada (now Canada)

Toronto, Upper Canada

Summary

Situated on northwest shore of Lake Ontario. Capital of Upper Canada. Founded as York, 1794. Incorporated as city and changed name to Toronto, 1834. Population in 1830 about 2,900. Population in 1842 about 15,000. In 1836, Parley P. Pratt served mission to city and converted several people, including John Taylor. JS visited city, Aug. 1837.

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