Sunbury County, New Brunswick

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Sunbury
County
Location within New Brunswick.
Location within New Brunswick.
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
Established 1785
Area[1]
 • Land 2,697.47 km2 (1,041.50 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 27,143
 • Density 10.1/km2 (26/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 6.3%
 • Dwellings 11,095
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 506

Sunbury County (2011 population 27,143) is located in central New Brunswick, Canada. A large military base (CFB Gagetown) is located in the western part of the county south of the town of Oromocto. The county also hosts forestry and mixed farming. Burton is the county shiretown.

Census subdivisions[edit]

Communities[edit]

There are three incorporated municipalities within Sunbury County (listed by 2011 population):[1]

Official Name Designation Area km2 Population Parish
Oromocto Town 22.37 8,932 Burton
Fredericton Junction Village 31.5 752 Gladstone
Tracy Village 29.39 611 Gladstone

Much of the Village of Minto lies within Sunbury County, but since most of it is in Queens County, Statistics Canada considers it as part of Queens. Similarly, a small portion of the city of Fredericton lies within Sunbury County, but is counted as part of York.

First Nations[edit]

There is one First Nations reservation in Sunbury County (listed by 2011 population):[1]

Official Name Designation Area km2 Population Parish
Oromocto 26 Reservation 0.28 286 Burton
Map of municipal government units in Sunbury County.

Parishes[edit]

The county is subdivided into seven parishes (listed by 2011 population):[1]

Official Name Area km2 Population Incorporated municipalities Unincorporated communities
Lincoln 159.83 6,458 Lincoln / Lower Lincoln / Rusagonis / Rusagonis Station / Sunpoke / Waasis
Burton 259.48 5,421 Oromocto (town)
Oromocto 26 (reservation)
Babbitt / Burpees Corner / Burton / French Lake / Geary / Goan / Haneytown / Lower Burton /
McGowans Corner / Sheffield / Swan Creek / Waterville / Woodside
Maugerville 921.31 1,776 Maugerville / Noonan / Sunbury / Upper Maugerville
Blissville 342.40 926 Blissville / Central Blissville / Germany / Hoyt / Juvenile Settlement / Mill Settlement /
Mill Settlement West / Patterson / Sand Brook
Sheffield 271.95 853 Albrights Corner / Fernmount / Lakeville Corner / Randall Corner / Ripples / Scale / Sheffield
Northfield 304.06 643 Cantor / Duffys Corner / Hardwood Ridge / Humphrey Corner / New Avon /
New England Settlement / New Zion / North Forks / Slope Road
Gladstone 362.18 485 Fredericton Junction (village)
Tracy (village)
Gladstone / Three Tree Creek / Tracyville / Upper Tracy / Vespra

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Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits:[4]

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Coordinates: 45°55′N 66°20′W / 45.917°N 66.333°W / 45.917; -66.333