Canterbury Parish, New Brunswick

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Location within York County, New Brunswick.
Location within York County, New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 45°50′42″N 67°32′06″W / 45.845°N 67.535°W / 45.845; -67.535
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County York
Established 1855
 • Land 557.22 km2 (215.14 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 609
 • Density 1.1/km2 (3/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 9.7%
 • Dwellings 417
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)

Canterbury is a Canadian parish in York County, New Brunswick.[2]

Its population in the 2011 Census was 609.


Canterbury Parish is defined in the Territorial Division Act[3] as being bounded:

Southeast by Dumfries and McAdam Parishes; northeasterly and northerly by the Saint John River and Eel River; west by Eel River, where Bull Creek enters the same; thence up Eel River through the first, second and third lakes to the head of the last mentioned lake; thence in a direct line southeasterly to the head of the La Coote Lake; thence through said lake and down La Coote Stream and the main Palfrey Stream to the McAdam Parish line including Fall Island[a] in the Saint John River.


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


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Fall Island was submerged when Mactaquac Dam was built.


Coordinates: 45°50′42″N 67°32′06″W / 45.84500°N 67.53500°W / 45.84500; -67.53500 (Canterbury Parish, New Brunswick)