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The county also had separate police departments until 1998.The city of Chatham, as well as the towns of Wallaceburg, Dresden, and Tilbury, each had their own departments.
In some of Canada's earliest post-Confederation censuses, some residences in Kent County were incorrectly reported as being in Bothwell "County", which was a separate electoral district comprising parts of Kent and Lambton counties but not a distinct county in its own right.
Mostly rural, its population centres are Chatham, Wallaceburg, Tilbury, Blenheim, Ridgetown, Wheatley and Dresden.
The current Municipality of Chatham-Kent was created in 1998 by the merger of Kent County and its municipalities.
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.