Rogersville, New Brunswick

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Rogersville
Village
Rogersville in 1910
Rogersville in 1910
Rogersville is located in New Brunswick
Rogersville
Rogersville
The location of Rogersville within New Brunswick
Coordinates: 46°44′05″N 65°25′46″W / 46.73472°N 65.42938°W / 46.73472; -65.42938
Country  Canada
Province New Brunswick
County Northumberland County
Incorporated November 9, 1966
Area
 • Total 7.23 km2 (2.79 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,170
 • Density 161.8/km2 (419/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC−3)
Area code(s) 506

Rogersville is a Canadian village in Northumberland County, New Brunswick, built around the Intersection of New Brunswick Route 126 and New Brunswick Route 440.

History[edit]

The village is named in honour of the Roman Catholic Bishop, the Most Reverend James Rogers, late Bishop of Chatham, New Brunswick. Rogersville is the home of two Trappist (Order of Cistercians of the Strict Observance) monasteries, Notre-Dame de l'Assomption Abbey (Our Lady of the Assumption Abbey for women) and Notre Dame du Calvaire Abbey (Our Lady of Calvary Abbey for men).

It is also the burial place of the man considered the Father of Modern Acadia - (Bishop) Monseigneur Marcel-Francois Richard, and the site of a monument containing his sarcophagus.

Present day[edit]

It is served by Via Rail's train the Ocean which stops at the Rogersville railway station.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census

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Coordinates: 46°43′N 65°25′W / 46.717°N 65.417°W / 46.717; -65.417 (Rogersville)