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is a single-tier municipality in Southwestern Ontario, Canada.Mostly rural, its population centres are Chatham, Wallaceburg, Tilbury, Blenheim, Ridgetown, Wheatley and Dresden.The former city of Chatham began as a naval dockyard in the 1790s, as it straddles the Thames River.The town was named after the Earl of Chatham, William Pitt (the Elder).
The road between London and Amherstburgh was open, and transportation by stagecoach was available.
A fast boat also provided transportation to Detroit and Buffalo.
Chatham had many tradesman, a foundry, two banks, three schools, a tavern and a library where one could read books and newspapers.
By 1869, the population was 3,000 in this industrial area with several mills, foundries, and breweries; a great deal of wood was being produced.
A steamboat offered transportation to Windsor and Detroit. Before 1998, Kent County consisted of the townships of Camden, Chatham, Dover, Harwich, Howard, Orford, Raleigh, Romney, Tilbury East and Zone.