Carleton County, New Brunswick

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Carleton
County
Location within New Brunswick.
Location within New Brunswick.
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
Established 1831
Electoral Districts     
Federal

Tobique—Mactaquac
Provincial Carleton & Victoria-Tobique
Area[1]
 • Land 3,313.15 km2 (1,279.21 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 27,019
 • Density 8.2/km2 (21/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 1.5%
 • Dwellings 11,742
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 506

Carleton County (2011 population 27,019) is located in west-central New Brunswick, Canada.

The western border is Aroostook County, Maine, the northern border is Victoria County, and the southeastern border is York County from which it was formed in 1831. The Saint John River bisects the western section of the county. The Southwest Miramichi River flows through the eastern section of the county. Potato farming is a major industry. The scenic town of Hartland is home to the longest covered bridge in the world.

Census subdivisions[edit]

Communities[edit]

There are five incorporated municipalities within Carleton County (listed by 2011 population):[1]

Official Name Designation Area km2 Population Parish
Woodstock Town 13.41 5,254 Woodstock
Florenceville-Bristol Town 15.61 1,639 Simonds
Hartland Town 9.63 947 Brighton
Centreville Village 2.69 542 Wicklow
Bath Village 2.03 532 Kent

First Nations[edit]

Map of municipal government units in Carleton County.

There is one First Nations reserve in Carleton County (listed by 2011 population):[1]

Official Name Designation Area km2 Population Parish
Woodstock 23 Reserve 1.77 345 Woodstock

Parishes[edit]

The county is subdivided into eleven parishes (listed by 2011 population):[1]

Official Name Area km2 Population Incorporated municipalities Unincorporated communities
Wakefield 196.57 2,814 Belleville / Briggs Corner / Hartford / Iron Ore Hill / Jackson Falls / Jacksontown / Jacksonville /
Lindsay / Lower Wakefield / Lower Waterville / McKenna / Oakville / Rosedale / Somerville /
South Greenfield / South Wakefield / Upper Waterville / Victoria Corner / Wakefield / Waterville
Kent 839.81 2,242 Bath (village) Beaufort / Beechwood / Carlow / Chapmanville / Clearview / Giberson Settlement / Gordonsville /
Haut-Kent / Holmesville / Johnville / Kenneth / Kent / Kilfoil / Killoween / Lockharts Mill /
Maplehurst / Monquart / Moose Mountain / Murphy Corner / Piercemont / River de Chute Siding /
South Johnville / Summit / Tarrtown / Upper Kent / Haut-Kent / Welch
Woodstock 196.96 2,165 Woodstock (town)
Woodstock 23 (reserve)
Beardsley Road / Bedell / Benton / Bulls Creek / Dibblee / Hillman / Indian Village / Mapledale /
Porten Settlement / Riceville / River Road / Speerville / Springfield / Teeds Mills /
Townsview Estates / Upper Southampton / Upper Woodstock / Valley
Northampton 243.45 1,825 Carr / East Newbridge / Grafton / Grafton Hill / Harten Corner / Kilmarnock / Lower Northampton /
Newbridge / Newburg / Northampton / Pembroke / South Newbridge / Upper Northampton
Brighton 508.34 1,764 Hartland (town) Armond / Ashland / Briggs Corner / Brighton / Carlisle / Cloverdale / Coldstream / East Brighton /
East Cloverdale / Esdraelon / Howard Brook / Jericho / Lower Brighton / Lower Windsor /
Mainstream / Mountain View / Pole Hill / Shewan / Simonds / South Knowlesville / Windsor
Wicklow 195.69 1,738 Centreville (village) Clearview / Gregg Settlement / Hartley Settlement / Knoxford / Lamoreaux Corner / Listerville /
Lower Greenfield / McGrath Corner / McMonagle Corner / Middle Greenfield / Royalton /
Summerfield / Thomas Corner / Tracey Mills / Tweedie / Upper Knoxford / Upper Royalton /
Upper Wicklow / Wakem Corner / Wicklow
Richmond 259.14 1,358 Blackies Landing / Blowdown / Campbell Settlement / Debec / Elmwood / Elmwood Station /
Green Road / Houlton Road / Irish Settlement / Kirkland / Limestone / McKenzie Corner /
Monument / Oak Mountain / Plymouth / Richmond / Richmond Corner / Union Corner /
Watson Settlement / Wickham
Peel 113.12 1,223 Buckwheat Brook / East Coldstream / Lansdowne / Mount Pleasant / Oakland / Peel / Riverbank /
South Gordonsville / Stickney
Wilmot 191.45 1,085 Avondale / Beckim Settlement / Bloomfield / Bradley Corner / Brookville / Carvell / Charleston /
Deerville / Digby Corner / Good Corner / Lakeville / Long Settlement / Lower Bloomfield /
McKeaghan / Weston / Wilmot
Aberdeen 447.91 981 Aberdeen / Argyle / Biggar Ridge / Centre Glassville / Divide / East Glassville / East Knowlesville /
Foreston / Glassville / Hayden Ridge / Hemphill Corner / Highlands / Juniper / Juniper Station /
Ketchum Ridge / Knowlesville / MacIntosh Mill / North Ridge / South Ridge / West Glassville
Simonds 75.57 565 Florenceville-Bristol (town) Carleton / Connell / Flanagan Hill / Hunters Corner / Simonds / St. Thomas / Strong Corner /
Upper Brighton

Demographics[edit]

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits:[3]

Protected areas and attractions[edit]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Carleton County, New Brunswick
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  3. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7

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Coordinates: 46°21′N 67°19′W / 46.350°N 67.317°W / 46.350; -67.317