Dorchester Parish, New Brunswick

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Dorchester
Parish
Location within Westmorland County, New Brunswick.
Location within Westmorland County, New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 46°11′N 64°36′W / 46.19°N 64.60°W / 46.19; -64.60
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County Westmorland County
Established 1787
Area[1]
 • Land 90.89 km2 (35.09 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 477
 • Density 5.2/km2 (13/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 3.7%
 • Dwellings 231
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)

Dorchester is a Canadian parish in Westmorland County, New Brunswick.[2]

History[edit]

The parish was established in 1787 and named for Sir Guy Carleton, 1st Baron of Dorchester (1724-1808) and the governor-in-chief of British North America: included most of Shediac Parish until 1827.

Communities[edit]

Parish population total does not include incorporated municipalities (in bold):

Demographics[edit]

Access routes[edit]

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

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Coordinates: 46°01′25″N 64°36′13″W / 46.023668°N 64.603729°W / 46.023668; -64.603729 (Dorchester Parish, New Brunswick)