Norton, New Brunswick
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Norton Post Office (2013)
|• MP||Bev Harrison|
|• Provincial Representative||Rob Moore|
|• Land||75.35 km2 (29.09 sq mi)|
|• Density||17.3/km2 (45/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Atlantic (AST) (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||ADT (UTC-3)|
It is situated on the Kennebecasis River 55 kilometres northeast of Saint John. The European and North American Railway began serving Norton in 1859. Norton is home to the oldest fossil forest in Canada.
Family Frolic Days are an annual village festival.
Norton Elementary School located at the intersection of Route 121 and Route 124 serves Norton students from grades kindergarten to five, this small, rural school is closely tied with the local community. French immersion is not offered at Norton Elementary but students can be bussed to Sussex Elementary if families wish to enroll students in French immersion before Middle School. Students are bussed to Sussex Middle after grade five and continue on to Sussex Regional High afterward.
Norton is situated within the shale gas exploration area currently licensed to Corridor Resources.
- List of communities in New Brunswick
- Kings County, New Brunswick
- Belleisle, New Brunswick
- Cassidy Lake, New Brunswick
- 2011 Census Profile
- "Shale gas study tour wraps up in Norton". CBC News. 5 July 2012. Retrieved 21 March 2013.
- Lillas Reid, The Road To Norton (1980)
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