Moncton Parish, New Brunswick
Location within Westmorland County, New Brunswick.
|• Land||579.50 km2 (223.75 sq mi)|
|• Density||16.3/km2 (42/sq mi)|
|• Pop 2006-2011||6.3%|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (AST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-3 (ADT)|
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 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).
Mother tongue language (2006)
Highways and numbered routes that run through the parish, including external routes that start or finish at the parish limits:
- 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Moncton Parish, New Brunswick
- New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Moncton Parish
- "Territorial Division Act (R.S.N.B. 1973, c. T-3)". Government of New Brunswick website. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
- Statistics Canada: 2001, 2006 census
- 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Moncton Parish, New Brunswick
- Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7