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- Pop. 193. In Townsend T., Norfolk C., Reg. Mun. of Haldimand Norfolk on C. Rds. 5 & 19,25 km. S of Brantford.
- In 1852 the community was known as Boston, named by a traveller from Boston who found four families living there who had emigrated from Boston.
- The name was changed to Shawmut in 1894, but two years later reverted to Boston. Postal authorities wanted to call the place Boylston after a Boston suburb, but the residents objected to that name and successfully held out for Boston.
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