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Brockville, Ontario

Brockville (2001 population 21,375, metropolitan population 44,741) is located in the Thousand Islands region on the St. Lawrence River in eastern Ontario, Canada.

Originally settled by United Empire Loyalists in 1785 and known as Buell's Bay, Brockville was renamed after Sir Isaac Brock[?] after the War of 1812.

Brockville is now home to several industrial manufacturers.

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