Kings County, New Brunswick
Location within New Brunswick.
Fundy Royal / New Brunswick Southwest
|• Land||3,483.40 km2 (1,344.95 sq mi)|
|• Density||20.0/km2 (52/sq mi)|
|• Pop 2006-2011||5.8%|
|Time zone||AST (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||ADT (UTC-3)|
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Dairy farming is an important industry in the area. On March 18, 2004, at the 48th annual World Cheese and Butter Championships in Madison, Wisconsin, Dairytown Products, a company from Sussex, won first prize for butter, besting 37 entries from the USA, France, Switzerland, Ireland, Denmark and other countries from around the world.
Approximately half of the Kings County population lives in suburbs of the nearby city of Saint John.
There are seven municipalities within Kings County (listed by 2011 population):
|Official Name||Designation||Area km2||Population||Parish|
The county is subdivided into fifteen parishes (listed by 2011 population):
Mother tongue language (2006)
Protected areas and attractions
Although not everyone in this list was born in Kings County, they all live or have lived in Kings County and have had significant connections to the communities.
|Full Name||Community||Famous for||Birth||Death||Other|
|Chris Cummings||Norton||Country music singer||1975|
|John Peters Humphrey||Hampton||Lawyer||1905||1995||diplomat, scholar and principal author of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights|
|George McCready Price||Havelock||Creationist||1870||1963|
|Anna Ruth Lang||Nauwigewauk||Recipient of the Canadian Cross of Valour (1982)|
|Adjacent places of Kings County, New Brunswick|
||Queens County||Westmorland County|
|Charlotte County||Albert County|
|Saint John County|