New Bandon Parish, New Brunswick

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New Bandon
Location within Gloucester County, New Brunswick
Location within Gloucester County, New Brunswick
Coordinates: 47°45′00″N 65°18′54″W / 47.75°N 65.315°W / 47.75; -65.315
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County Gloucester
Established 1831
 • Land 369.58 km2 (142.70 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,195
 • Density 3.2/km2 (8/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 16.0%
 • Dwellings 710
Time zone UTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-3 (ADT)

New Bandon Parish is a Canadian parish in Gloucester County, New Brunswick.[2] It was named after the town of Bandon in Ireland. Within the parish is the rural community of New Bandon, which lies between Pokeshaw on the east, and Stonehaven on the west.


New Bandon Parish[a] is defined in the Territorial Division Act[3] as being bounded:

North and east by Chaleur Bay and Caraquet Bay; west by Bathurst Parish; south by the south branch of the Caraquet River[b] extending from its mouth, upstream to the mouth of Innishannon Brook; thence in a southwesterly, westerly and southerly direction along the bounds of the Paquetville Parish and the bounds of Saint-Isidore Parish to a point in the east limit of Bathurst Parish.


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


See also[edit]


  1. ^ The 1973 Territorial Division Act misspells the name New Brandon Parish; the name is spelt correctly in other modern government sources and in earlier versions of the Act.
  2. ^ Southwest Caraquet River, now officially the Rivière Caraquet; the former Northwest Caraquet River is now Rivière du Nord.


Coordinates: 47°45′00″N 65°18′54″W / 47.75000°N 65.31500°W / 47.75000; -65.31500 (New Bandon Parish, New Brunswick)