List of municipalities in New Brunswick

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Location of New Brunswick in Canada
Skyline of Saint John
Skyline of Saint John
Skyline of Moncton
Skyline of Moncton

New Brunswick is the third-least populous province in Canada with 751,171 residents as of 2011 and is also the third-smallest in land area at approximately 71,400 km2 (27,600 sq mi).[1] New Brunswick's 107 municipalities cover 7.6% of the province's land mass and are home to 64.5% of its population. New Brunswick divided its municipalities into five categories: cities, regional municipalities, towns, villages, and rural communities.

Cities[edit]

A city is a type of municipality in the Canadian Province of New Brunswick.

New Brunswick had eight cities that had a cumulative population of 272,174 and an average population of 34,022 in the 2011 Census.[2] New Brunswick's largest and smallest cities are Saint John and Campbellton with populations of 70,063 and 7,385 respectively.[2]

Regional municipalities[edit]

New Brunswick's first regional municipality was incorporated on May 12, 2014. The Regional Municipality of Grand Tracadie–Sheila was formed through the amalgamation of the former Town of Tracadie–Sheila, eighteen local service districts and portions of two other local service districts.[3]

Rural communities[edit]

A rural community is a type of municipality in the Canadian Province of New Brunswick.

New Brunswick had five rural communities that had a cumulative population of 11,310 and an average population of 2,262 in the 2011 Census.[2] New Brunswick's largest and smallest rural communities are Beaubassin East and Saint-André with populations of 6,200 and 819 respectively.[2]

The former Village of Kedgwick and the Local Service District of Grimmer form the newest Rural Community of Kedgwick on 1 July 2012.[4] This follows a plebiscite on 3 October 2011 that approved the proposed amalgamation.[5]

Towns[edit]

A town is a type of municipality in the Canadian Province of New Brunswick.

New Brunswick had 26 towns that had a cumulative population of 129,283 and an average population of 4,972 in the 2011 Census.[2] New Brunswick's largest and smallest towns are Riverview and Hartland with populations of 19,128 and 947 respectively.[2]

Villages[edit]

A village is a type of municipality in the Canadian Province of New Brunswick.

New Brunswick had 66 villages at the time of the 2011 Census,[2] which dropped to 65 on July 1, 2012 when Kedgwick became a rural community.[13] In the 2011 Census, the province's 65 villages had a cumulative population of 71,639 and an average population of 1,102.[2] New Brunswick's largest and smallest villages are Memramcook and Meductic with populations of 4,831 and 228 respectively.[2][14]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Campbellton is New Brunswick's smallest city by population and area.
  2. ^ Fredericton is New Brunswick's capital.
  3. ^ The Moncton census metropolitan area (CMA) includes the City of Dieppe.
  4. ^ Saint John is New Brunswick's largest city by population and area. The Saint John CMA is formed around the City of Saint John.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 and 2006 censuses". Statistics Canada. Retrieved June 25, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (New Brunswick)". Statistics Canada. May 28, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Establishing the Regional Municipality of Grand Tracadie-Sheila" (PDF). New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government. February 2014. Retrieved September 20, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Rural Community of Kedgwick Regulation - Municipalities Act". Retrieved April 5, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Results of Oct. 3 plebiscite released". Retrieved November 9, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Rural Community of Beaubassin East Regulation – Municipalities Act" (PDF). Queen's Printer for New Brunswick. March 24, 1995. p. 6. Retrieved September 22, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Rural Community of Campobello Island Regulation – Municipalities Act" (PDF). Queen's Printer for New Brunswick. August 31, 2010. p. 2. Retrieved September 22, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Rural Community of Cocagne Regulation – Municipalities Act" (PDF). Queen's Printer for New Brunswick. March 28, 2014. p. 2. Retrieved September 22, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Rural Community of Hanwell Regulation – Municipalities Act" (PDF). Queen's Printer for New Brunswick. March 28, 2014. p. 2. Retrieved September 22, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Rural Community of Kedgwick Regulation – Municipalities Act" (PDF). Queen's Printer for New Brunswick. March 15, 2012. p. 2. Retrieved September 22, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Rural Community of Saint-André Regulation – Municipalities Act" (PDF). Queen's Printer for New Brunswick. May 26, 2006. p. 4. Retrieved September 22, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Rural Community of Upper Miramichi Regulation – Municipalities Act" (PDF). Queen's Printer for New Brunswick. March 17, 2008. p. 4. Retrieved September 22, 2014. 
  13. ^ "New Brunswick Regulation 2012-18". New Brunswick Attorney General. March 15, 2012. Retrieved January 4, 2013. 
  14. ^ a b c d e "Corrections and updates: Population and dwelling count amendments, 2011 Census". Statistics Canada. February 14, 2013. Retrieved February 15, 2013.