Millville, New Brunswick

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Unincorporated community (former village)
Location of Millville within New Brunswick. Represented by the red dot.
Location of Millville within New Brunswick. Represented by the red dot.
Location of Millville within New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 46°13′23″N 67°19′27″W / 46.22306°N 67.32417°W / 46.22306; -67.32417Coordinates: 46°13′23″N 67°19′27″W / 46.22306°N 67.32417°W / 46.22306; -67.32417
ProvinceNew Brunswick
CountyYork County
ParishSouthampton Parish
 • Land12.14 km2 (4.69 sq mi)
 • Total274
 • Density22.6/km2 (59/sq mi)
 • Change (2016–21)
Increase 0.4%
Time zoneUTC−4 (Atlantic (AST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (Atlantic Daylight Time (ADT))
Canadian Postal code
Area code506
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Millville is an unincorporated community in York County, New Brunswick, Canada. It held village status prior to 2023. It is at the intersection of Route 104 and Route 605.

Situated on the Nackawic River approximately 58.16 kilometers northwest of Fredericton, Millville has one combination convenience store and gas station both have now been closed, as well as a volunteer fire department and several churches and post office. The village is famous for having the World's Largest Artificial Maple Leaf.[2]

The community is served by the Millville Fire Department, consisting of approximately 18 volunteer firefighters.[3]


Millville was established about 1860 as a New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land Company settlement. A post office was established in 1866. In 1898, Millville was a station on the Canadian Pacific Railway. It was incorporated as a village in 1966.[4]

On 1 January 2023, Millville amalgamated with the town of Nackawic and parts of four local service districts to form the new incorporated rural community of Nackawic-Millville.[5][6] The community's name remains in official use.[7]


In the 2021 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, Millville had a population of 274 living in 135 of its 145 total private dwellings, a change of 0.4% from its 2016 population of 273. With a land area of 12.14 km2 (4.69 sq mi), it had a population density of 22.6/km2 (58.5/sq mi) in 2021.[1]

Historical populations:
Millville, NB
Source: [8][9][1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Census Profile of Millville". Statistics Canada. 6 December 2022. Retrieved 17 January 2023.
  2. ^ "World's Largest Maple Leaf - Millville, New Brunswick". Retrieved November 2, 2010.
  3. ^ "North York Regional Fire Department". Village of Millville. Retrieved October 6, 2019.
  4. ^ "Millville". Where is Home? New Brunswick Communities Past and Present. Provincial Archives of New Brunswick. Retrieved November 2, 2010.
  5. ^ "Local Governments Establishment Regulation – Local Governance Act". Government of New Brunswick. 12 October 2022. Retrieved 11 January 2023.
  6. ^ "RSC 11 Regional Service Commission 11". Government of New Brunswick. Retrieved 17 January 2023.
  7. ^ "Proposed entity names reflect strong ties to nature and history" (Press release). Irishtown, New Brunswick: Government of New Brunswick. 25 May 2022. Retrieved 18 January 2023.
  8. ^ "2006 Community Profiles: Millville, New Brunswick". Statistics Canada. Retrieved October 6, 2019.
  9. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Millville, Village [Census subdivision], New Brunswick". Statistics Canada. Retrieved October 6, 2019.