Victoria County, New Brunswick

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Victoria
County
Location within New Brunswick.
Location within New Brunswick.
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
Established 1844
Area[1]
 • Land 5,503.93 km2 (2,125.08 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 19,921
 • Density 3.6/km2 (9/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 2.0%
 • Dwellings 9,342
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 506
Map of municipal government units in Victoria County.

Victoria County (2011 population 19,921) is located in northwestern New Brunswick, Canada. Farming, especially of potatoes, is the major industry in the county.

Census subdivisions[edit]

Communities[edit]

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

Official Name Designation Area km2 Population Parish
Grand Falls/Grand-Sault Town 18.06 5,706 Grand Falls
Perth-Andover Village 8.89 1,778 Perth
Plaster Rock Village 3.09 1,135 Gordon
Drummond Village 8.91 775 Drummond
Aroostook Village 2.24 351 Andover

First Nations[edit]

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

Official Name Designation Area km2 Pop 2011 Parish
Tobique 20 Reserve 24.94 1,039 Perth

Parishes[edit]

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

Official Name Area km2 Pop 2011 Incorporated municipalities Unincorporated communities
Drummond 1,014.90 2,250 Drummond (village) Black Brook / Burgess Settlement / Caldwell / Canton / Davis Mill / Desjardins Road /
Ennishone / Hazen / Hennigar Corner / Jardine Brook / McManus Siding / Price Road /
Quatre-Coins / Violette Brook / Violette Station
Denmark 750.51 1,592 Foley Brook / Lake Edward / Lerwick / New Denmark / North Tilley / Salmonhurst Corner /
South Tilley
Gordon 1,430.98 1,567 Plaster Rock (village) Anderson Road / Anfield / Arthurette / Birch Ridge / Bluebell Station / Crombie Settlement /
Hazeldean / Maple View / North View / O'Dell / Picadilly / Red Rapids / Rowena /
Sisson Ridge / St. Almo / Three Brooks / Wapske / Weaver
Grand Falls 158.43 1,172 Grand Falls/Grand-Sault (town) Argosy / California Settlement / Costigan / Four Falls / Gillespie Settlement / Grand Falls Portage /
Kelly Road / Lower California / Lower Portage / McCluskey / Morrell Siding / Undine /
Upper California
Perth 318.06 1,096 Perth-Andover (village)
Tobique 20 (reserve)
Beech Glen / Beech Glen Road / Bon Accord / Caldwell Brook / Currie / Gladwyn / Hillside /
Inman / Kilburn / Kincardine / Lower Kintore / Lower Perth / Maliseet / Muniac / Quaker Brook /
Red Rapids / Rowena / Tobique Narrows / Upper Kintore
Andover 123.57 942 Aroostook (village) Bairdsville / Beaconsfield / Carlingford / Dover Hill / Hillandale / Maliseet / River De Chute /
Tinker / Turner Settlement
Lorne 1,640.29 518 Blue Mountain Bend / Burntland Brook / Enterprise / Everett / Haley Brook / Lorne / Mapleview /
Nictau / North View / Oxbow / Riley Brook / Sisson Brook / Two Brooks / Victoria

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Victoria County, New Brunswick[4]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 20,786 —    
1996 21,929 +5.5%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 21,172 −3.5%
2006 20,319 −4.0%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 19,921 −2.0%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Victoria County, New Brunswick[4]
Census Total
English
French
English & French
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
19,630
10,740 Decrease 0.2% 54.71% 8,405 Decrease 2.2% 42.82% 190 Increase 90.0% 0.97% 295 Decrease 52.4% 1.50%
2006
20,070
10,760 Decrease 4.7% 53.61% 8,590 Decrease 3.5% 42.80% 100 Decrease 48.7% 0.50% 620 Increase 18.1% 3.09%
2001
20,915
11,290 Decrease 6.2% 53.98% 8,905 Decrease 0.8% 42.58% 195 Decrease 13.3% 0.93% 525 Increase 22.1% 2.51%
1996
21,675
12,040 n/a 55.55% 8,980 n/a 41.43% 225 n/a 1.04% 430 n/a 1.98%

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits:[7]

Protected areas and attractions[edit]

Notable People[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Victoria County, New Brunswick
  2. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". Canada 2006 Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 
  3. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". Canada 2001 Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012. Retrieved 2014-03-26. 
  4. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  5. ^ 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Victoria County, New Brunswick
  6. ^ [1] Religious make-up, for Victoria County, 2001 census - 100% data
  7. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7

External links[edit]



Coordinates: 47°4′30.7″N 67°19′45.8″W / 47.075194°N 67.329389°W / 47.075194; -67.329389