Murray Corner, New Brunswick

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Murray Corner is a community in the Canadian province of New Brunswick in Westmorland County on Route 955.

Murray Corner is on the Northumberland Strait; its main sources of recreation are boating, snowmobiling, horseback riding and other outdoor activities. Murray Corner is also the home of the Murray Beach Provincial Park.

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Located 1.85 km N of Murray Road, on the road to Bayfield: Botsford Parish, Westmorland County: David Murray, Joseph Murray, Andrew Murray and John Murray, originally from Scotland, settled here about 1822: PO 1853-1913 with Pinquey Murray as the first postmaster: in 1866 Murray Corner was a farming and fishing settlement with about 22 families: in 1871 it had a population of 200: in 1898 Murray Corner had 1 store, 2 lobster factories, 1 church and a population of 150.

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Coordinates: 46°10′19″N 63°58′25″W / 46.1720479°N 63.973633°W / 46.1720479; -63.973633