Bath, New Brunswick

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Bath
Village
Bath Baptist Church
Bath Baptist Church
Bath, New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick
Bath, New Brunswick
Location of Bath in New Brunswick
Coordinates: 46°30′37″N 67°35′44″W / 46.510208°N 67.595544°W / 46.510208; -67.595544Coordinates: 46°30′37″N 67°35′44″W / 46.510208°N 67.595544°W / 46.510208; -67.595544
Country Canada
Province New Brunswick
County Carleton County
Parishes Kent Parish
Government
 • Type Town Council
 • Mayor Troy Stone
 • MP Mike Allen
 • MLA Dale Graham
 • Councillors Charles McNair, Jodi O'Neill, Barb McIntosh
Area
 • Total 2.03 km2 (0.78 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 532
 • Density 261.6/km2 (678/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Canadian Postal code E7J
Area code(s) 506
Website www.villageofbath.ca

Bath is a village on the Saint John River in Carleton County, New Brunswick, Canada. As of the Canada 2011 Census it had a population of 532.[1] Its mayor is Troy F. J. Stone.

Bath is also famous for the annual "Bath Fall Fair" which takes place every Labour Day with a parade and fair and to end the night fireworks.

Religion[edit]

As of 2013, there are three churches in Bath, New Brunswick: Catholic, Baptist and Pentecostal Christian denominations are available. Bath is located inside of an area of New Brunswick commonly known as the Bible belt due to the above average numbers of churches and Bible camps.

Education[edit]

The village has an elementary and a middle school.[2]

History[edit]

The former Northern Carleton Hospital is located here, which closed in November 2007. Bath was settled by disbanded soldiers following the War of 1812.

Notable people[edit]

Bath is the birthplace of Buzz Hargrove, former president of the Canadian Auto Workers, Rev. Brent Hawkes, and Charlotte MacLeod, mystery fiction writer.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census Profile: Bath, New Brunswick (Village)". Statistics Canada Mobile. Retrieved 1 April 2012. 
  2. ^ W.O. Raymond, The River St. John: Its Physical Features, Legends and History from 1604 to 1784 (Sackville: The Tribune Press, 1950)