Addington Parish, New Brunswick

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Addington
Location within Restigouche County.
Location within Restigouche County.
Coordinates: 47°42′28″N 66°45′40″W / 47.707777°N 66.76111°W / 47.707777; -66.76111Coordinates: 47°42′28″N 66°45′40″W / 47.707777°N 66.76111°W / 47.707777; -66.76111
Country Canada
Province New Brunswick
CountyRestigouche
Established1826
Area
 • Land935.17 km2 (361.07 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total656*
 • Density0.7/km2 (2/sq mi)
 • Pop 2011-2016
Decrease 74.9% (Decrease 8.5%)*
 • Dwellings
333
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (ADT)
  • The drastic population change is due to the amalgamation of Saint-Arthur and Val d'Amours into the Village of Atholville (an incorporated municipality.) Real population change in the current area, not including incorporated municipalites, is only a decrease of 8.5%.

Addington is a Canadian parish in Restigouche County, New Brunswick.[2]

Delineation[edit]

Addington Parish is described in the Territorial Division Act[3] as being bounded

West by Eldon Parish; north by the Province of Quebec; south by the Northumberland County line; and east by a line running true south from the most eastern point of the western side of the mouth of Walkers Brook,[a] including all the islands in front in the Restigouche River which belong to this Province.

Communities[edit]

Parish population total does not include incorporated municipalities (in bold).

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Addington Parish, New Brunswick community profile
2011 2006
Population: 2,615 (-4.1% from 2006) 2,727 (-8.6% from 2001)
Land area: 1,024.99 km2 (395.75 sq mi) 1,024.99 km2 (395.75 sq mi)
Population density: 2.6/km2 (6.7/sq mi) 2.7/km2 (7.0/sq mi)
Median age: 46.6 (M: 46.6, F: 46.6) 41.9 (M: 41.7, F: 42.0)
Total private dwellings: 1,086 1,080
Median household income: $47,794 $37,279
References: 2011[4] 2006[5] earlier[6]
Historical Census Data - Addington Parish, New Brunswick[7]
YearPop.±%
1991 3,179—    
1996 3,014−5.2%
YearPop.±%
2001 2,982−1.1%
2006 2,727−8.6%
YearPop.±%
2011 2,615−4.1%

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Addington Parish, New Brunswick[7]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2011
2,610
1,950 Decrease 2.5% 74.71% 630 Decrease 8.0% 24.14% 30 Increase 20.0% 1.15% 0 Decrease 100.0% 0.00%
2006
2,720
2,000 Decrease 13.6% 73.53% 685 Increase 6.2% 25.18% 25 Increase 25.0% 0.92% 10 Steady 0.0% 0.37%
2001
2,990
2,315 Increase 7.7% 77.42% 645 Decrease 17.8% 21.57% 20 Decrease 50.0% 0.67% 10 Decrease 50.0% 0.33%
1996
2,995
2,150 n/a 71.79% 785 n/a 26.21% 40 n/a 1.33% 20 n/a 0.67%

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the parish, including external routes that start or finish at the parish limits:[8]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Now officially called Walker Brook.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b [1]
  2. ^ New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Addington Parish
  3. ^ "Territorial Division Act (R.S.N.B. 1973, c. T-3)". Government of New Brunswick website. Retrieved 17 August 2016.
  4. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-16.
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-16.
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  7. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  8. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7 Pages 5, 14

External links[edit]