Meductic, New Brunswick

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Not to be confused with the Maliseet village Meductic

Location of Meductic within New Brunswick. Represented by the red dot.
Location of Meductic within New Brunswick. Represented by the red dot.
Location of McAdam within New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 46°00′00″N 67°28′00″W / 46.00000°N 67.46667°W / 46.00000; -67.46667Coordinates: 46°00′00″N 67°28′00″W / 46.00000°N 67.46667°W / 46.00000; -67.46667
Province New Brunswick
CountyYork County
ParishCanterbury Parish
 • TypeMunicipal council
 • MayorLance Royden Graham
Time zoneUTC−4 (Atlantic (AST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (Atlantic Daylight Time (ADT))
Canadian Postal code
Area code(s)506
NTS Map021G11
Flag of Canada.svg

Meductic is a small village located along the Saint John River in southern New Brunswick, approximately 33 kilometres southeast of Woodstock. Meductic's mayor is Lance Royden Graham.[1]


During the Expulsion of the Acadians, the village was burned in the St. John River Campaign (1758).


In the 2011 Census, Statistics Canada originally reported that the Village of Meductic had a population of 270 living in 107 of its 125 total dwellings, a 74.2% change from its 2006 population of 155.[2] Statistics Canada subsequently amended the 2011 census results to a population of 228 living in 89 of its 96 total dwellings, a 47.1% change from 2006.[3] With a land area of 5.57 km2 (2.15 sq mi), it had a population density of 40.93/km2 (106.0/sq mi) in 2011.[2][3]


Today Meductic is home to a few quaint businesses including a bed and breakfast and gas station. A long time restaurant closed its doors in 2004 after the opening of the new 4-lane Trans-Canada Highway, which caused a dramatic drop in traffic on what is now Route 165.[citation needed] Sabian Cymbals Limited, a Meductic business, is well known on the international music scene as a supplier of finely crafted cymbals. Sabian is a major employer in the area, creating jobs for many people.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ "Municipal Election Results". 15 May 2012. Retrieved 15 May 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (New Brunswick)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-10-11.
  3. ^ a b "Corrections and updates". Statistics Canada. 2012-09-19. Retrieved 2012-10-11.