Saint-Antoine, New Brunswick

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Saint-Antoine
St. Anthony
Village
Louis J. Robichaud memorial
Louis J. Robichaud memorial
Coat of arms of Saint-Antoine
Coat of arms
Motto: "P'tite ville en campagne"
Saint-Antoine is located in New Brunswick
Saint-Antoine
Saint-Antoine
The location of Saint-Antoine within New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 46°21′46″N 64°45′09″W / 46.36286°N 64.75260°W / 46.36286; -64.75260
Country  Canada
Province New Brunswick
County Kent County
Founded 1832
Incorporated November 9, 1966
Government
 • Mayor Roseline Maillet
 • Governing Body Saint-Antoine Village Council
Area
 • Total 6.43 km2 (2.48 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,770
 • Density 275.1/km2 (713/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC−3)
Area code(s) 506

Saint-Antoine is a village in Kent County, New Brunswick, Canada. It is 35 km north of Moncton and 18 km Southwest of Bouctouche. Saint-Antoine's residents are Acadian; most speak French in its local variant, Chiac. Saint-Antoine is on Route 115 and Route 525. The village is called St. Anthony by English area residents.

History[edit]

The village is named in honor of Anthony the Great. From 1966, it was called St. Anthony until it was changed to Saint-Antoine in 1969. The village was originally called Higho Settlement. Saint-Antoine was the birthplace of Louis Robichaud, Canada's first Acadian provincial premier.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011 census

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Coordinates: 46°21′46.5″N 64°45′10.8″W / 46.362917°N 64.753000°W / 46.362917; -64.753000 (Saint-Antoine)