Douglas, New Brunswick

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Douglas, New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick
Douglas, New Brunswick
Location of Douglas in New Brunswick

Douglas (2001 population: 2,369) is a Canadian suburban community in York County, New Brunswick.

Located on the east bank of the Saint John River, Douglas developed as a farming community but has witnessed two residential subdivisions developed in recent decades, largely for residents commuting to Fredericton.

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Notable people[edit]

Canadian writer and Confederation Poet Sir Charles G.D. Roberts, who has been called the "father of Canadian literature," was born in Douglas on January 10, 1860.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas Hodd, "Charles G.D. Roberts," New Brunswick Literary Encyclopedia, STU.ca, Web, Apr. 17, 2011.

Coordinates: 46°13′8.3″N 66°48′41″W / 46.218972°N 66.81139°W / 46.218972; -66.81139 (Douglas)