Moncton Parish, New Brunswick

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Location within Westmorland County, New Brunswick.
Location within Westmorland County, New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 46°46′32″N 65°28′48″W / 46.775555°N 65.48°W / 46.775555; -65.48
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County Westmorland County
Established 1835
 • Land 579.50 km2 (223.75 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 9,421
 • Density 16.3/km2 (42/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 6.3%
 • Dwellings 3,766
Time zone UTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-3 (ADT)

Moncton is a Canadian parish in Westmorland County, New Brunswick.[2]


The parish was established in 1765 as Monckton Township in the province of Nova Scotia and named for Robert Monckton (1726-1782), who was a distinguished soldier and civil servant: established as Moncton Parish in New Brunswick in 1786: part of the Parish of Dorchester was annexed by Moncton Parish in 1835.


Moncton Parish is defined in the Territorial Division Act[3] as being bounded:

East by Shediac Parish; north by the County line, west by that part of the east line of the grant to Martin Gay and associates, which lies north of Petitcodiac River; and the northerly prolongation thereof, to the County line; southerly by the Petitcodiac River and Dorchester Parish.


Parish population total does not include incorporated municipalities (in bold).


Access routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the parish, including external routes that start or finish at the parish limits:[6]

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Coordinates: 46°11′22″N 64°55′09″W / 46.189338°N 64.919243°W / 46.189338; -64.919243 (Moncton Parish, New Brunswick)