Salisbury, New Brunswick

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Salisbury
Village
The Silver Fox
The Silver Fox
Flag of Salisbury
Flag
Nickname(s): "Home of the Silver Fox"
Salisbury is located in New Brunswick
Salisbury
Salisbury
The location of Salisbury within New Brunswick
Coordinates: 46°02′00″N 65°03′00″W / 46.033333°N 65.05°W / 46.033333; -65.05
Country Canada
Province New Brunswick
County Westmorland County
Parish Salisbury Parish
Founded 1782
Incorporated Village 1966
Electoral Districts     
Federal

Fundy Royal
Provincial Petitcodiac
Government
 • Mayor Terry Keating
 • MLA Sherry Wilson (PC)
 • MP Rob Moore (C)
Area
 • Land 13.68 km2 (5.28 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,208
 • Density 161.4/km2 (418/sq mi)
Time zone Atlantic (AST) (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Canadian Postal code E4J
Area code(s) 506
Telephone Exchange 215 372
Website salisburynb.ca

Salisbury, New Brunswick is a Canadian village located in Westmorland County, New Brunswick. The village's population meets the requirements for "town" status under the Municipalities Act of the Province of New Brunswick; however, its municipal status has not been changed.

History[edit]

Salisbury first became a permanent settlement when settlers from Yorkshire, England, settled there in 1774 (History, Village of Salisbury Website).

Geography[edit]

Salisbury is situated on the north bank of the Petitcodiac River, approximately 25 km west of Moncton and Riverview. Salisbury is called the "Home of the Silver Fox", in reference to its role in adopting Silver Fox farming during the early 20th century (as was Alberton in Prince Edward Island).

Services[edit]

Salisbury post office.

The village features elementary, middle, and high schools, an outdoor swimming pool, as well as several family-owned shops and churches servicing the surrounding area. There is also a Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron, 580 A/M Hugh Campbell Squadron.

Salisbury is a local service centre for several farming communities which are being transformed into commuter communities in the Petitcodiac River valley. The village is served by Ambulance New Brunswick, Salisbury Fire & Rescue Department, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police detachment.

Demographics[edit]

Education[edit]

Notable people[edit]

Places of note[edit]

Bordering communities[edit]

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References[edit]

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

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Coordinates: 46°02′N 65°03′W / 46.033°N 65.050°W / 46.033; -65.050 (Salisbury)