Beaubassin East, New Brunswick

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Beaubassin East (Grand Barachois) post office

Beaubassin East (2011 population:[1] 6,200 ) is a Canadian Rural Community in Westmorland County, New Brunswick. The French form of the name is Beaubassin-est.

History[edit]

Incorporation[edit]

The RC was incorporated 8 May 1995[2] from the Local Service Districts of Boudreau West, Grand Barachois, Haute-Aboujagane, and Saint-André & LeBlanc Office, and portions of the parishes of Botsford, Sackville, and Shediac. It completely surrounds the Village of Cap-Pelé.

Beaubassin East is divided into six wards,[3] numbered counterclockwise from its eastern boundary.

  1. Ward 1 includes Bas-Cap-Pelé, Petit-Cap, Portage, and Shemogue
  2. Ward 2 includes Saint-André-LeBlanc
  3. Ward 3 includes Grand-Barachois
  4. Ward 4 includes Boudreau-Ouest
  5. Ward 5 includes Haute-Aboujagane
  6. Ward 6 includes Cormier-Village

In 2006, Trois-Ruisseaux became part of Beaubassin East.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Statistical data, according to the Canada 2011 Census:

  • Population: 6,200
  • % Change (2006-2011): -3.6
  • Dwellings: 3,296
  • Area (km².): 291.12
  • Density (persons per km².): 21.3
Canada 2006 Census Population  % of Total Population
Visible minority group
Source:[5]
South Asian 0 0%
Chinese 0 0%
Black 0 0%
Filipino 0 0%
Latin American 0 0%
Arab 10 0.2%
Southeast Asian 0 0%
West Asian 0 0%
Korean 0 0%
Japanese 0 0%
Other visible minority 0 0%
Mixed visible minority 0 0%
Total visible minority population 10 0.2%
Aboriginal group
Source:[6]
First Nations 10 0.2%
Métis 10 0.2%
Inuit 0 0%
Total Aboriginal population 15 0.2%
White 6,380 99.6%
Total population 6,405 100%

As of the Canada 2006 Census, Beaubassin East has the highest White population per capita of any municipality in Canada with a population of 5,000 or more.

Notable people[edit]

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Coordinates: 46°10′21.2″N 64°18′43.8″W / 46.172556°N 64.312167°W / 46.172556; -64.312167


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beaubassin East / Beaubassin-est, New Brunswick (Rural community)". Retrieved 2012-04-01. 
  2. ^ "Rural Community of Beaubassin East Regulation - Municipalities Act.". Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  3. ^ "Beaubassin Wards Map.". Retrieved 2011-11-09. 
  4. ^ Government of Canada, 2006 Amalgamation.
  5. ^ East&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom=, Community Profiles from the 2006 Census, Statistics Canada - Census Subdivision
  6. ^ [1], Aboriginal Peoples - Data table