Balmoral, New Brunswick

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Balmoral
Village
Official seal of Balmoral
Seal
Balmoral is located in New Brunswick
Balmoral

Balmoral
Location within New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 47°58′00″N 66°27′00″W / 47.966667°N 66.45°W / 47.966667; -66.45
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County Restigouche
Parish Balmoral
Settled ca.1850
Village Status 1972
Electoral Districts   
Federal

Madawaska—Restigouche
Provincial Dalhousie-Restigouche East
Government[1]
 • Type Village Council
 • Mayor Hébert Donald Arsenault
 • Councillors
Area[2]
 • Land 43.53 km2 (16.81 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 1,719
 • Density 39.5/km2 (102/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 0.8%
 • Dwellings 721
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Postal code(s) E8E
Area code(s) 506
Highways Route 275
Website www.balmoralnb.com (French)

Balmoral (2011 population: 1,719) is a Canadian village in Restigouche County, New Brunswick.[3] It is located approximately 10 kilometres south of Dalhousie. Although Balmoral's population presently meets the requirements for "town" status under the Municipalities Act of the Province of New Brunswick, the community has not yet made any change to its municipal status. The village also contains the neighbourhoods of Blair Athol, Saint-Maure, Selwood, and Upper Balmoral.

History[edit]

The area was settled in the 1850s by Joseph Drapeau. When a later contingent of settlers from Scotland arrived, they gave the community its present name after Balmoral Castle.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population trend[4]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 1,719 Increase0.8%
2006 1,706 Decrease7.1%
2001 1,836 Decrease7.0%
1996 1,975 Increase1.3%
1991 1,949 N/A

Language[edit]

Mother tongue language (2006)[5]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 1,580 94.61%
English only 45 2.69%
Both English and French 15 0.90%
Other languages 30 1.80%

Economy[edit]

Forestry is the most important industry in the village.

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Government of New Brunswick website: Balmoral
  2. ^ a b 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Balmoral, New Brunswick
  3. ^ New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Balmoral
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  5. ^ 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Balmoral, New Brunswick

External links[edit]



Coordinates: 47°58′00″N 66°27′00″W / 47.96667°N 66.45000°W / 47.96667; -66.45000 (Balmoral, New Brunswick)