Maisonnette, New Brunswick

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Village of Maisonnette
Maisonnette, New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick
Maisonnette, New Brunswick
Coordinates: 47°49′33.5″N 65°1′11.9″W / 47.825972°N 65.019972°W / 47.825972; -65.019972Coordinates: 47°49′33.5″N 65°1′11.9″W / 47.825972°N 65.019972°W / 47.825972; -65.019972
Country Canada
Province New Brunswick
Village Gloucester County
Incorporation May 12, 1986 (1986-05-12)
 • Mayor Viviane Baldwin[1]
 • Governing body Maisonnette Council
 • MPs Serge Cormier
 • MLAs Hédard Albert
Population (2011)
 • Total 573
  source: Statistics Canada
Time zone Atlantic (AST)
 • Summer (DST) Atlantic (ADT) (UTC)
Area code(s) 506
Maisonnette Point Lighthouse
Panorama Maisonnette 2.jpg
Maisonnette, New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick
Maisonnette, New Brunswick
New Brunswick
Location Maisonnette
New Brunswick
Coordinates 47°50′15.41″N 65°0′12.72″W / 47.8376139°N 65.0035333°W / 47.8376139; -65.0035333
Year first constructed 1915 (first)
Year first lit n/a (current)
Foundation concrete base
Construction metal skeletal tower
Tower shape square pyramidal skeletal tower with balcony and lantern
Height 13 metres (43 ft)
Focal height 18 metres (59 ft)
Light source solar power
Range 15 nautical miles (28 km; 17 mi)[2]
Characteristic Fl W 2.4s.
CHS number CCG 1324
NGA number 7264
ARLHS number CAN-919
Managing agent Canadian Coast Guard[3][4]

Maisonnette (2011 population: 573) is a village in Gloucester County, New Brunswick, Canada.

The fishing village is located on the north shore of Caraquet Harbour near Pointe de Maisonnette, opposite the town of Caraquet on the Acadian Peninsula.


The village was first settled in 1832 as a temporary fishing port for people from Caraquet and Bertrand. Their small cabins (maisonnettes in French) was the inspiration for the name of the village.

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  1. ^ McHardie, Daniel (11 May 2016). "Viviane Baldwin becomes another young Maisonnette mayor". CBC News New Brunswick. Retrieved 29 November 2017. 
  2. ^ List of Lights, Pub. 110: Greenland, The East Coasts of North and South America (Excluding Continental U.S.A. Except the East Coast of Florida) and the West Indies (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2015. 
  3. ^ Northern New Brunswick The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 24 March 2017
  4. ^ Maisonnette Light Lighthouse Esplorer. Retrieved 24 March 2017

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