Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick

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Blacks Harbour
Village
Blacks Harbour is located in New Brunswick
Blacks Harbour
Blacks Harbour
Location within New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 45°03′32″N 66°47′05″W / 45.05889°N 66.78472°W / 45.05889; -66.78472Coordinates: 45°03′32″N 66°47′05″W / 45.05889°N 66.78472°W / 45.05889; -66.78472
Country Canada
Province New Brunswick
County Charlotte
Parish Pennfield
Incorporated 1972
Area[1]
 • Total 8.90 km2 (3.44 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 982
 • Density 110.3/km2 (286/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 3.2%
 • Dwellings 417
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Postal code(s) E5H
Area code(s) 506
Highways
Route 176

Route 778
Website www.blacksharbour.ca/ home_page.html

Blacks Harbour (2011 population: 982) is a Canadian village in Charlotte County, New Brunswick.

Referred to simply as Blacks by locals, the village is situated on a harbour of the same name opening onto the Bay of Fundy. It is situated 15 kilometres southeast of the town of St. George, 3 kilometres west of the neighbouring community of Beaver Harbour and 56 kilometres east from the town of St. Stephen on Route 176.

Blacks Harbour is the northern terminus for the year-round Blacks Harbour to Grand Manan Island Ferry. This 32 kilometre ferry trip is provided by Coastal Transport Limited and operated to the port of North Head on Grand Manan Island.

History[edit]

Fishing has been a vital part of its existence for over two hundred years. Connors Brothers Limited was founded in 1885 at Blacks Harbour, now a major international processor of all types of seafood. The company is also a major New Brunswick employer.

Communities[edit]

The following locations reside within the village boundaries:

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick[4]
Year Pop.   ±%  
1991 1,139 —    
1996 1,148 +0.8%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2001 1,082 −5.7%
2006 952 −12.0%
Year Pop.   ±%  
2011 982 +3.2%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick[4]
Census Total
English
French
English & French
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
950
850 Increase 1.8% 89.47% 65 Decrease 18.7% 6.84% 5 Increase n/a% 0.53% 30 Increase 100.0% 3.16%
2006
930
835 Decrease 13.5% 89.79% 80 Decrease 20.0% 8.60% 0 Steady 0.0% 0.00% 15 Increase n/a% 1.61%
2001
1,065
965 Decrease 1.0% 90.61% 100 Decrease 4.8% 9.39% 0 Decrease 100.0% 0.00% 0 Decrease 100.0% 0.00%
1996
1,135
975 n/a 85.90% 105 n/a 9.25% 10 n/a 0.88% 45 n/a 3.96%

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 
  3. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2014-05-19. 
  4. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census