Queens County, New Brunswick

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Queens
County
Location within New Brunswick.
Location within New Brunswick.
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
Established 1785
Area[1]
 • Land 3,681.98 km2 (1,421.62 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 11,086
 • Density 3.0/km2 (8/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 5.3%
 • Dwellings 7,337
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 506

Queens County (2011 population 11,086) is located in central New Brunswick, Canada. The county shire town is the village of Gagetown.

Geography[edit]

The county's geography is dominated by the Saint John River and Grand Lake. Coal mining is a major industry in the Minto area. Forestry and mixed farming dominate the rest of the county. The CFB Gagetown military training area takes in a large portion of the western part of the county.

Census subdivisions[edit]

Communities[edit]

There are four incorporated municipalities within Queens County (listed by 2011 population):[1]

Official Name Designation Area km2 Population Parish
Minto Village 31.53 2,505 Canning
Chipman Village 19.58 1,236 Chipman
Gagetown Village 49.48 698 Gagetown
Cambridge-Narrows Village 106.94 620 Cambridge
  • Part of Minto lies within Sunbury County, but since most of it is in Queens County, Statistics Canada considers it as part of Queens.

Parishes[edit]

The county is subdivided into ten parishes (listed by 2011 population):[1]

Official Name Area km2 Population Incorporated municipalities Unincorporated communities
Chipman 482.81 962 Chipman (village) Briggs Corner / Bronson / Bronson Settlement / Camp Wegesegum / Castaway / Coal Creek /
Dufferin / Fowlers Corner / Gaspereau Forks / Harley Road / Iron Bound Cove / Kings Mines /
Leckey Road / Midland / Redbank / Salmon Creek / Salmon River / The Ridge / Upper Gaspereau
Canning 173.40 952 Minto (village) Back Road / Canning / Clarks Corners / Douglas Harbour / Flowers Cove / Lake Road /
Maquapit Lake / Newcastle Center / Newcastle Centre / Newcastle Creek / Princess Park /
Scotchtown / Sunnyside Beach / Sypher Cove / Upper Gagetown / Wuhr's Beach Road
Waterborough 444.87 851 Cox Point / Cumberland Bay / Cumberland Point / Grant Settlement / Mill Cove /
New Dominion Road / Pangburn / Rees / The Range / Union Settlement / Waterborough /
Youngs Cove
Petersville 588.42 723 Bayard / Blagdon / Clarendon / Enniskillen / Fowlers Corners / Petersville / Welsford / Wirral /
Wirral Station / Wirral-Enniskillen
Johnston 359.18 660 Annidale / Bagdad / Canaan Rapids / Chambres Corner / Codys / Coles Island / Highfield /
Johnston / Long Creek / Partridge Valley / Phillipstown / Salmon Creek / Smith Corner /
Thornetown / Washademoak / Waterloo Corner / Youngs Cove Road
Cambridge 113.97 651 Cambridge-Narrows (village) Cherry Hill / Jemseg / Lower Cambridge / Lower Jemseg / Robertson Point / Scovil / Whites Cove
Wickham 159.78 426 Bald Hill / Belyeas Cove / Big Cove / Carpenter / Crafts Cove / Henderson Settlement /
London Settlement / MacDonalds Point / Shannon / Wickham
Gagetown 234.89 316 Gagetown (village) Coytown / Mill Road / Upper Gagetown
Hampstead 212.63 294 Central Hampstead / Elm Hill / Hampstead / McAlpines / Pleasant Villa / Quarries / Queenstown
Brunswick 704.05 192 Alward / Brookvale / Brunswick / Canaan Forks / Cherryvale / Forks Stream / Hunters Home /
New Canaan

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Queens County, New Brunswick[4]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 12,519 —    
1996 12,470 −0.4%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 11,862 −4.9%
2006 11,708 −1.3%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 11,086 −5.3%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Queens County, New Brunswick[4]
Census Total
English
French
English & French
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
10,865
10,195 Decrease 2.9% 93.83% 500 Decrease 18.0% 4.60% 40 Decrease 27.3% 0.37% 130 Decrease 56.7% 1.20%
2006
11,460
10,495 Decrease 3.4% 91.58% 610 Increase 17.3% 5.32% 55 Increase 37.5% 0.48% 300 Increase 46.3% 2.62%
2001
11,635
10,870 Decrease 4.7% 93.43% 520 Decrease 23.0% 4.47% 40 Steady 0.0% 0.34% 205 Increase 57.7% 1.76%
1996
12,255
11,410 n/a 93.10% 675 n/a 5.51% 40 n/a 0.37% 130 n/a 1.01%

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits:[5]

Protected areas and attractions[edit]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Queens County, New Brunswick
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-05-02. 
  3. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2014-05-02. 
  4. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7

External links[edit]



Coordinates: 45°50′N 66°00′W / 45.833°N 66.000°W / 45.833; -66.000