Millville, New Brunswick

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Millville (2011 population: 307[1]) is a Canadian village located in York County, New Brunswick centered on the intersection of Route 104 and Route 605. The mayor is Beverly H. Forbes.

Situated on the Nackawic River approximately 58.16 kilometers northwest of Fredericton, Millville has two combination convenience stores and gas stations, as well as a volunteer fire department and several churches. The village is famous for being the World's Largest Artificial maple leaf sculpture.[2]

The community is served by the Millville Fire Department, consisting of approximately 18 volunteer firefighters. www.millvillefd.ca

History[edit]

It was established about 1860 as a New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land Company settlement. A post office was established in 1866. In 1898, Millville was a station on the Canadian Pacific Railway. It was incorporated as a village in 1966.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Millville is also the hometown of Big Brother Canada contestant Peter Brown.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census Profile: Millville, New Brunswick (Village)". Statistics Canada Mobile. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "World's Largest Maple Leaf - Millville, New Brunswick". Retrieved 2 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "Millville". Where is Home? New Brunswick Communities Past and Present. Provincial Archives of New Brunswick. Retrieved 2 November 2010. 

Coordinates: 46°08′N 67°11′W / 46.133°N 67.183°W / 46.133; -67.183