Charlotte County, New Brunswick

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Charlotte
County
Location within New Brunswick.
Location within New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 44°56′N 66°59′W / 44.933°N 66.983°W / 44.933; -66.983Coordinates: 44°56′N 66°59′W / 44.933°N 66.983°W / 44.933; -66.983
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
Established 1785
Area[1]
 • Land 3,424.33 km2 (1,322.14 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 26,549
 • Density 7.8/km2 (20/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 1.3%
 • Dwellings 13,486
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 506

Charlotte County (2011 population 26,549) is located in the southwestern portion of New Brunswick, Canada.

In most of the county, fishing and aquaculture dominate the local economy, although the town of St. Andrews is a tourist mecca and St. Stephen is dominated by the Ganong chocolate factory.

Census subdivisions[edit]

Communities[edit]

There are six incorporated municipalities within Charlotte County (listed by 2011 population):

Official Name Designation Area km2 Population Parish
St. Stephen Town 12.43 4,817 Saint Stephen
Grand Manan Village 150.78 2,377 Grand Manan
St. Andrews Town 8.35 1,889 Saint Andrews
St. George Town 16.13 1,543 Saint George
Campobello Rural community 39.59 1,056 Campobello
Blacks Harbour Village 8.90 982 Pennfield

Parishes[edit]

The county is subdivided into fourteen parishes (listed by 2011 population):

Official Name Area km2 Population Incorporated municipalities Unincorporated communities
Saint George 499.76 2,472 St. George (town) Back Bay / Bonny River / Breadalbane / Caithness / Canal / Greens Point / Lee Settlement /
Letang / L'Etete / Mascarene / Pomeroy / Second Falls / Upper Letang / Utopia
Pennfield 363.88 2,218 Blacks Harbour (village) Beaver Harbour / Crow Harbour / Justasons Corner / McCarthy's Point / Pennfield /
Pennfield Corner / Pennfield Ridge / Seeleys Cove / Utopia Centre / Woodland
Saint Stephen 103.38 1,986 St. Stephen (town) Barter Settlement / Blackland / Burnt Hill / Dennis-Weston / Five Corners / Four Corners /
Hayman Hill / Heathland / Maxwell Crossing / Mayfield / Mohannes / Old Bay Road /
Old Ridge / Upper Mills / Valley Road
Saint David 189.93 1,605 Bay Road / Benson Corner / Board Road / Central Tower Hill / Hills Point / Honeydale /
Leverville / Lower Tower Hill / Oak Bay / Oak Haven / Saint David / Simpson Corner /
St. David Ridge / Upper Tower Hill
Saint James 556.00 1,241 Andersonville / Baillie / Barber Dam / Basswood Ridge / Beaconsfield / Canoose / DeWolfe /
Gleason Road / Lawrence Station / Lower Little Ridge / Lynnfield / Meredith Settlement /
Moores Mills / Oak Hill / Pomeroy Ridge / Saint James / Scotch Ridge / Upper Little Ridge /
Watt Junction / Weeks Road / Western Charlotte
Campobello 39.67 925 Campobello (rural community) North Road / Otter Cove / Welshpool / Wilsons Beach
Lepreau 209.40 752 Haggertys Cove / Lepreau / Maces Bay / Mink Brook / New River / New River Beach /
Pocologan / Welch Cove
West Isles 38.01 731 Chocolate Cove / Cummings Cove / Fairhaven / Hersonville / Hibernia Cove /
Indian Island / Lamberts Cove / Lambertville / Leonardville / Lords Cove / Northern Harbour /
Northwest Harbour / West Isles
Saint Patrick 236.88 647 Bethel / Bocabec / Bocabec Cove / Digdeguash / Elmsville / Johnson Settlement /
Kerrs Ridge / McMinn
Saint Croix 78.77 616 Bayside / Edwards Corner / Gilmans Corner / Lower Bayside / Lower Waweig / Saint Croix /
Upper Bayside / Upper Waweig / Waweig / Wileys Corner
Saint Andrews 24.38 593 St. Andrews (town) Bar Road / Chamcook / Chamcook Lake
Dufferin 12.40 575 Champlain / Crocker Hill / Dufferin / The Ledge
Dumbarton 375.08 368 Dumbarton / Flume Ridge / Greenock / Hewitt / Pleasant Ridge / Rollingdam / Sorrel Ridge /
Tryon Settlement / Whittier Ridge
Grand Manan 6.20 162 Grand Manan (village) Castalia / Deep Cove / Grand Harbour / Greens Landing / Ingalls Head / Mark Hill /
North Head / Rocky Corner / Seal Cove / Tattons Corner / Woodwards Cove
Clarendon 492.91 52 Back Clarendon / Clarendon

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Charlotte County, New Brunswick[4]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 26,607 —    
1996 27,335 +2.7%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 27,366 +0.1%
2006 26,898 −1.7%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 26,549 −1.3%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Charlotte County, 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
26,185
25,015 Decrease 2.4% 95.53% 610 Increase 7.0% 2.33% 55 Increase 120.0% 0.21% 505 Increase 26.3% 1.93%
2006
26,620
25,625 Decrease 1.8% 96.26% 570 Decrease 15.6% 2.14% 25 Decrease 28.6% 0.10% 400 Increase 90.5% 1.50%
2001
27,020
26,100 Decrease 0.2% 96.59% 675 Increase 23.9% 2.50% 35 Decrease 22.2% 0.13% 210 Decrease 16.0% 0.78%
1996
26,990
26,150 n/a 96.89% 545 n/a 2.02% 45 n/a 0.17% 250 n/a 0.93%

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits:[5]

Disputed area with the United States[edit]

Protected areas and attractions[edit]

Notable People[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Charlotte County, New Brunswick
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 
  3. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 
  4. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7 Pages 4-7, 12-14

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