Grande-Anse, New Brunswick

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Grande-Anse
Village
The village of Grande-Anse, on Chaleur Bay.
The village of Grande-Anse, on Chaleur Bay.
Grande-Anse is located in New Brunswick
Grande-Anse
Grande-Anse
Coordinates: 47°48′44″N 65°11′07″W / 47.812306°N 65.185194°W / 47.812306; -65.185194Coordinates: 47°48′44″N 65°11′07″W / 47.812306°N 65.185194°W / 47.812306; -65.185194
Country Canada
Province New Brunswick
County Gloucester
Founded 1808
Incorporated 1968
Electoral Districts     
Federal

Acadie—Bathurst
Provincial Caraquet
Government
 • Type Village Council
 • Mayor Yves Létourneau
 • MLA Hédard Albert (Lib.)
 • MP Yvon Godin (NDP)
Area
 • Total 24.42 km2 (9.43 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 738
 • Density 30.2/km2 (78/sq mi)
 • Change 2006-11 Decrease2.6%
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-3)
Area code(s) +1-506-732
Website Grande-Anse

Grande-Anse (2011 pop.: 738) is a Canadian village in Gloucester County, New Brunswick. It is near the community of Pokeshaw.

The village is located on the shore of Chaleur Bay in the Acadian Peninsula region, 25 km northwest of Caraquet and 45 kilometres east of Bathurst.

Grande-Anse's tourist attractions include the Grande-Anse beach, and the Popes' Museum.

History[edit]

The village was first settled by Acadian Simon Landry in 1808, and was incorporated in 1968.

Notable people[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada 2006 Community Profiles: Grande-Anse, New Brunswick