Moncton Parish, New Brunswick

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This article is about the parish. For the city, see Moncton.
Location within Westmorland County, New Brunswick.
Location within Westmorland County, New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 46°46′32″N 65°28′48″W / 46.775555°N 65.48°W / 46.775555; -65.48
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County Westmorland County
Established 1835
 • Land 579.50 km2 (223.75 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 9,421
 • Density 16.3/km2 (42/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 6.3%
 • Dwellings 3,766
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)

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


Moncton Parish is defined in the Territorial Division Act as:

East by Shediac Parish; north by the County line, west by that part of the east line of the grant to Martin Gay and associates, which lies north of Petitcodiac River; and the northerly prolongation thereof, to the County line; southerly by the Petitcodiac River and Dorchester Parish.

—Territorial Division Act


The parish was established in 1765 as Monckton Township in the province of Nova Scotia and named for Robert Monckton (1726-1782), who was a distinguished soldier and civil servant: established as Moncton Parish in New Brunswick in 1786: part of the Parish of Dorchester was annexed by Moncton Parish in 1835.


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


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°11′22″N 64°55′09″W / 46.189338°N 64.919243°W / 46.189338; -64.919243 (Moncton Parish, New Brunswick)