Saint-Isidore, New Brunswick
|• Total||22.58 km2 (8.72 sq mi)|
|• Density||33.1/km2 (86/sq mi)|
|• Pop 2006-2011||6.0%|
|Time zone||AST (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||ADT (UTC-3)|
Saint-Isidore (2006 pop.: 796) is a Canadian village in Gloucester County, New Brunswick. It is bordered by the communities of Pont-Landry, Hacheyville, Bois-Gagnon and Tilley Road. The community is situated on the Acadian Peninsula. The current mayor is Oscar Roussel.
Saint-Isidore belongs the town of Tracadie-Sheila's sphere of influence. With the population being Acadian, almost all of its inhabitants speak French as a mother tongue and are of the Catholic religion. The local school name is École la Relève and offers kindergarten programs until the 7th grade.
The main industries are agriculture, asphalt and services. The village maintains a local museum, a public pool and a few parks around the municipality. It is crossed by provincial Route 160 and Route 135.
The settlement was founded by Rev. Gagnon in 1876 and merged with the community of Bois-Hébert which was incorporated in 1991 as the current Village de Saint-Isidore. The first mayor ever elected was Norbert J. Sivret. The Acadian influence is represented through the majestic local church, which was built in 1904.
- include AIDS activist Dr.Réjean Thomas and opera singer Michèle Losier, both now living in Montreal, Quebec.
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