|Alt names||City of Kawartha Lakes||source: Wikipedia, common local parlance|
|Located in||Ontario, Canada (2001 - )|
|See also||Victoria, Ontario, Canada||former county covering the same area, in existence till 2001|
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The city of Kawartha Lakes (2011 population 73,214) is a unitary municipality in Central Ontario, Canada. Although called a city, Kawartha Lakes is the size of a typical Ontarian county and is mostly rural.
The main population centres are Bobcaygeon, Fenelon Falls, Lindsay, Omemee and Woodville.
- A single-tier municipality of Ontario, Canada that came into existence on 1 Jan 2001.
- Occupies the territory formerly defined as Victoria County.
- Amalgamated townships and incorporated places remain only as geographical place names, but are necessary in locating pieces of land (i.e., farms).
- Sketchmap of the original townships at Ontario GenWeb.
- Map of Victoria County circa 1951 from Ontario Archives - locates the former municipalities and townships, as well as the present-day towns and villages within Kawartha Lakes.