The peninsula was the site of the first United Empire Loyalist settlement in New Brunswick in 1783.
Communities on the Kingston Peninsula include:
- Carters Point
- Clifton Royal
- Hardings Point
- Long Reach
- Reeds Point
- Shampers Bluff
- Chapel Grove
- Gorham's Bluff
- Piper's Road
Route 845, which runs along the perimeter of the peninsula, is the main local road. There is also a seasonal provincial ferry (May–November) from Summerville to Kennebecasis Island, a small summer community in Milkish Channel.
- Kingston Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
- Friends of Kingston Peninsula say No to Kingston Cliffs Subdivision