The most comprehensive database of all 33,820 cities, towns and villages in Canada – with linked counties, provinces, postcode areas, coordinates and more. It is ideal for website development, location lookups and data verification. Updated for Spring 2018.Get the free sample
Get clean, consistent and well-organized data in one single download, with no need for lookups or complex conversions. All 33,820 city and town records include linked location information (including county, province, postcode area, map reference, latitude-longitude, census division, area code and time zone).
The data is compatible out-of-the-box with nearly all spreadsheet applications (including Excel), SQL databases, GIS systems and programming languages. This means you can use the data quickly and easily, without any time-consuming imports or file conversions.
You can have complete confidence in the quality and accuracy of our data. All records have been updated for 2018 using the most recent data from the Canadian Geographical Names Board, Natural Resources Canada and Statistics Canada's Census Program. The last complete refresh was on the .
We use the latest official information from Canadian Government sources only. The data is completely refreshed every quarter and undergoes regression testing and quality assurance checks before each release. You can download a sample or check the data with the live online search.
All populated places recognized by the Canadian Government are listed in the data, with no duplicates. It includes both incorporated places (cities, towns, villages and hamlets) plus smaller unincorporated populated places. Historical and abandoned settlements are not included.
The last update was made on the . This release was a full quarterly refresh which updated place names, coordinates, and accompanying postcodes.
Yes, the ‘Business’ and ‘Enterprise’ packages include quarterly data updates which will be automatically emailed to you at the start of January, April, July and October.
The list covers all 13 provinces and territories in Canada, with no gaps in the data.
Hundreds of software development, marketing, engineering and logistics companies across Canada rely on our city list to help run their public and internal computer systems. It's frequently used for location searches, auto-fill functions, data verification and interfacing with internal Resource Planning systems.