Musquash Parish, New Brunswick

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Musquash
Location within Saint John County.
Location within Saint John County.
Coordinates: 46°10′N 66°22′W / 46.17°N 66.36°W / 46.17; -66.36Coordinates: 46°10′N 66°22′W / 46.17°N 66.36°W / 46.17; -66.36
Country Canada
Province New Brunswick
CountySaint John County
Established1839
Area
 • Land235.54 km2 (90.94 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total1,200
 • Pop 2006-11
Decrease 2.8%
 • Dwellings
564
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (ADT)
Median Income*$31,323 CDN
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

Musquash is a Canadian parish in Saint John County, New Brunswick.[2]

History[edit]

Musquash Parish set off from Lancaster Parish in 1877: name was derived from the Maliseet word for "muskrat".

Delineation[edit]

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

All that part of the County which lies west of the City of Saint John.

Governance[edit]

The entire parish forms the local service district of the parish of Musquash, established in 1985 to assess for fire protection and first aid and ambulance services (removed 1995). Recreational facilities were added in 1995 and non-fire related rescue in 2012.

Communities[edit]

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

Bodies of water & Islands[edit]

This is a list of rivers, lakes, streams, creeks, marshes and Islands that are at least partially in this parish

Demographics[edit]

Access Routes[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Musquash Parish, New Brunswick
  2. ^ New Brunswick Provincial Archives - St John Parish
  3. ^ "Territorial Division Act (R.S.N.B. 1973, c. T-3)". Government of New Brunswick website. Retrieved 23 August 2016.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 2001, 2006 census
  5. ^ Profile: Musquash Parish, New Brunswick
  6. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7