Restigouche County, New Brunswick

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Restigouche
County
Location within New Brunswick.
Location within New Brunswick.
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
Established 1837
Area[1]
 • Land 8,579.66 km2 (3,312.63 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 32,594
 • Density 3.8/km2 (10/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 3.7%
 • Dwellings 15,468
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 506

Restigouche County (2011 population 32,594) is located in north-central New Brunswick, Canada.[2] The county is named for the Restigouche River which flows through the county and is famous for its salmon pools, which have attracted wealthy American and Canadian tourists to the region's summer colonies for decades. Forestry dominates the local economy.

Census subdivisions[edit]

Communities[edit]

There are nine incorporated municipalities within Restigouche County (listed by 2011 population):[2]

Official Name Designation Area km2 Pop 2011 Parish
Campbellton City 18.66 7,385 Addington
Dalhousie Town 14.51 3,512 Dalhousie
Kedgwick Rural community 657.76 2,251 Grimmer
Saint-Quentin Town 4.30 2,095 Saint-Quentin
Balmoral Village 43.51 1,719 Balmoral
Charlo Village 30.75 1,324 Colborne
Atholville Village 10.25 1,237 Addington
Eel River Crossing Village 17.43 1,209 Dalhousie
Tide Head Village 19.57 1,036 Addington

First Nations[edit]

There are two First Nations reservations in Restigouche County (listed by 2011 population):[2]

Official Name Designation Area km2 Pop 2011 Parish
Eel River 3 Reservation 1.40 320 Dalhousie
Indian Ranch Reservation 0.56 60 Dalhousie

Parishes[edit]

The county is subdivided into eight parishes (listed by 2011 population):[2]

Official Name Area km2 Pop 2011 Incorporated municipalities Unincorporated communities
Addington 1024.99 2,615 Campbellton (city)
Atholville (village)
Tide Head (village)
Colebrooke Settlement / Dubé Settlement / Flatlands / Glen Levit / Glencoe / Malauze /
McKendrick / Popelogan Depot / Saint-Arthur / Val-d'Amour / Val-Melanson
Dalhousie 121.32 2,247 Dalhousie (town)
Eel River Crossing (village)
Eel River 3 (reserve)
Indian Ranch (reserve)
Dalhousie Junction / Lac-des-Lys / Maple Green / McLeods / McNeish / Point La Nim /
Upper Dundee
Saint-Quentin 2,478.88 1,489 Saint-Quentin (town) Five Fingers / Rang-Cinq-et-Six / Rang-Dix / Rang-Dix-Huit / Rang-Douze-Nord / Rang-Douze-Sud /
Rang-Quatorze / Rang-Seize / Rang-Sept-et-Huit / Saint-Martin-de-Restigouche
Durham 411.10 1,207 Black Point / Doyleville / Gravel Hill / Halfway / Hickey Settlement / Keepover / Lapointe Settlement /
Lorne / Nash Creek / Paradise Camp / Sea Side / Winton Crossing
Grimmer 653.48 1,096 Kedgwick (rural community)
Eldon 1,681.54 698 Adams Gulch / Dawsonville / Glenwood / Menneval / Mann Mountain Settlement / Mann Siding /
Robinsonville / Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Restigouche / Squaw Cap / Upsalquitch / Wyers Brook
Balmoral 1,098.32 602 Balmoral (village) Maltais / Ramsay Sheds / Simpsons Field
Colborne 754.95 202 Charlo (village) Benjamin River / Blackland / Caribou Depot / New Mills / Upper Crossing

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Restigouche County, New Brunswick[5]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 39,248 —    
1996 38,701 −1.4%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 36,134 −6.6%
2006 33,834 −6.4%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 32,594 −3.7%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Restigouche County, New Brunswick[5]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
31,640
20,150 Decrease 4.2% 63.68% 10,690 Decrease 4.3% 33.79% 560 Increase 31.8% 1.77% 240 Decrease 42.2% 0.76%
2006
33,045
21,030 Decrease 5.7% 63.64% 11,175 Decrease 9.2% 33.82% 425 Decrease 21.3% 1.29% 415 Increase 62.7% 1.25%
2001
35,405
22,300 Decrease 5.2% 62.98% 12,310 Decrease 10.3% 34.77% 540 Decrease 21.2% 1.53% 255 Increase 21.4% 0.72%
1996
38,145
23,530 n/a 61.68% 13,720 n/a 35.97% 685 n/a 1.80% 210 n/a 0.55%

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits:[6]

Protected areas and attractions[edit]

Notable People[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Restigouche County, New Brunswick
  2. ^ a b c d New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Restigouche County
  3. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-21. 
  4. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2014-03-21. 
  5. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  6. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7

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Coordinates: 47°43′33.9″N 67°5′18.6″W / 47.726083°N 67.088500°W / 47.726083; -67.088500