Eel River Crossing, New Brunswick
|Eel River Crossing|
|Incorporated||November 9, 1966|
|• Type||Village Council|
|• Mayor||Denis D. Savoie|
|• Land||17.45 km2 (6.74 sq mi)|
|• Density||69.3/km2 (179/sq mi)|
|• Pop 2006-2011||3.5%|
|Time zone||AST (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||ADT (UTC-3)|
|Median Income*||$42,411 CDN|
Usually simplified to simply Eel River, the village is situated on the Eel River. It received the name "Crossing" after the Intercolonial Railway built its Halifax-Rivière-du-Loup main line through the community in 1875.
Mother tongue language (2006)
- Approximately 92% of the population is francophone.
- It is the site of the Eel River Converter Station.
- Government of New Brunswick website: Eel River Crossing
- 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Eel River Crossing, New Brunswick
- New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Eel River Crossing
- Rand, Silas Tertius (1875-01-01). A First Reading Book in the Micmac Language: Comprising the Micmac Numerals, and the Names of the Different Kinds of Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Trees, &c. of the Maritime Provinces of Canada. Also, Some of the Indian Names of Places, and Many Familiar Words and Phrases, Translated Literally Into English. Nova Scotia Printing Company.
- Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
- 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Eel River Crossing, New Brunswick