Restigouche County, New Brunswick

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Restigouche
Location within New Brunswick
Location within New Brunswick
CountryCanada
ProvinceNew Brunswick
Established1837
Area
 • Land8,580.00 km2 (3,312.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total30,955
 • Density3.6/km2 (9/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Decrease 5.0%
 • Dwellings
15,259
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (ADT)
Area code(s)506

Restigouche County (2016 population 30,955) is located in north-central New Brunswick, Canada.[2][1] The county is named for the Restigouche River which flows through the county and is famous for its salmon pools, which have attracted wealthy American and Canadian tourists to the region's summer colonies for decades. Forestry dominates the local economy.

Census subdivisions[edit]

Communities[edit]

There are nine municipalities within Restigouche County (listed by 2016 population):[2][3]

Official Name Designation Area km2 Pop 2016 Parish
Campbellton City 18.58 6,883 Addington
Atholville Village 119.60 3,570 Addington
Dalhousie Town 15.22 3,126 Dalhousie
Saint-Quentin Town 4.24 2,194 Saint-Quentin
Kedgwick Rural community 658.08 1,979 Grimmer
Eel River Dundee Village 65.48 1,953 Dalhousie
Balmoral Village 43.39 1,674 Balmoral
Charlo Village 31.30 1,310 Colborne
Tide Head Village 19.43 938 Addington

First Nations[edit]

There are two First Nations reservations in Restigouche County (listed by 2016 population):[2][1]

Official Name Designation Area km2 Population Parish
Eel River 3 Reservation 1.46 329 Dalhousie
Indian Ranch Reservation 0.58 89 Dalhousie

Parishes[edit]

The county is subdivided into eight parishes. (Listed by 2016 population, excluding municipalities):[2][1]

Official Name Area km2 Population Municipalities Unincorporated communities
Saint-Quentin 2,478.57 1,532 Saint-Quentin (town) Five Fingers / Rang-Cinq-et-Six / Rang-Dix / Rang-Dix-Huit / Rang-Douze-Nord / Rang-Douze-Sud /
Rang-Quatorze / Rang-Seize / Rang-Sept-et-Huit / Saint-Martin-de-Restigouche
Durham 410.89 1,076 Black Point / Doyleville / Gravel Hill / Halfway / Hickey Settlement / Keepover / Lapointe Settlement /
Lorne / Nash Creek / Paradise Camp / Sea Side / Winton Crossing
Dalhousie 62.70 1,067 Dalhousie (town)
Eel River Dundee (village)
Eel River 3 (reserve)
Indian Ranch (reserve)
Dalhousie Junction / Lac-des-Lys / Maple Green / McLeods / McNeish / Point La Nim /
Upper Dundee
Durham 410.89 1,076 Black Point / Doyleville / Gravel Hill / Halfway / Hickey Settlement / Keepover / Lapointe Settlement /
Lorne / Nash Creek / Paradise Camp / Sea Side / Winton Crossing
Eldon 1,681.46 657 Adams Gulch / Dawsonville / Glenwood / Menneval / Mann Mountain Settlement / Mann Siding /
Robinsonville / Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Restigouche / Squaw Cap / Upsalquitch / Wyers Brook
Addington 935.17 656 Campbellton (city)
Atholville (village)
Tide Head (village)
Colebrooke Settlement / Dubé Settlement / Flatlands / Glen Levit / Glencoe / Malauze /
McKendrick / Popelogan Depot / Saint-Arthur / Val-d'Amour / Val-Melanson
Balmoral 1,089.41 278 Balmoral (village) Maltais / Ramsay Sheds / Simpsons Field
Colborne 754.96 227 Charlo (village) Benjamin River / Blackland / Caribou Depot / New Mills / Upper Crossing
Grimmer see *note Kedgwick (rural community)
  • note: Grimmer Parish has been dissolved and amalgamated as part of the Rural Community of Kedgwick, effective July 2012.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Restigouche County, New Brunswick community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 30,955 (-5.0% from 2011) 32,594 (-3.7% from 2006) 33,834 (-6.4% from 2001)
Land area: 8,580.00 km2 (3,312.76 sq mi) 8,579.66 km2 (3,312.63 sq mi) 8,577.47 km2 (3,311.78 sq mi)
Population density: 3.6/km2 (9.3/sq mi) 3.8/km2 (9.8/sq mi) 3.9/km2 (10/sq mi)
Median age: 51.7 (M: 51.2, F: 52.1) 48.7 (M: 48.2, F: 49.2) 44.7 (M: 44.2, F: 45.1)
Total private dwellings: 15,259 15,468 15,714
Median household income: $49,553 $43,065 $38,033
References: 2016[3] 2011[5] 2006[6] earlier[7]
Historical Census Data - Restigouche County, New Brunswick
YearPop.±%
1991 39,248—    
1996 38,701−1.4%
YearPop.±%
2001 36,134−6.6%
2006 33,834−6.4%
YearPop.±%
2011 32,594−3.7%
2016 30,955−5.0%
[8][9][1]

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Restigouche County, New Brunswick[8]
Census Total
French
English
French & English
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
30,155
19,415 Decrease 3.6% 64.38% 9,930 Decrease 7.11% 32.93% 555 Decrease 0.89% 1.84% 255 Increase 6.25% 0.85%
2011
31,640
20,150 Decrease 4.2% 63.68% 10,690 Decrease 4.3% 33.79% 560 Increase 31.8% 1.77% 240 Decrease 42.2% 0.76%
2006
33,045
21,030 Decrease 5.7% 63.64% 11,175 Decrease 9.2% 33.82% 425 Decrease 21.3% 1.29% 415 Increase 62.7% 1.25%
2001
35,405
22,300 Decrease 5.2% 62.98% 12,310 Decrease 10.3% 34.77% 540 Decrease 21.2% 1.53% 255 Increase 21.4% 0.72%
1996
38,145
23,530 n/a 61.68% 13,720 n/a 35.97% 685 n/a 1.80% 210 n/a 0.55%

Access routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits:[10]

Protected areas and attractions[edit]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Census Profile, 2016 Census - Restigouche County [Census Division], New Brunswick and New Brunswick [Province]".
  2. ^ a b c d "Restigouche County". New Brunswick Provincial Archives.
  3. ^ a b "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-09-28.
  4. ^ "Rural Community of Kedgwick Regulation - Municipalities Act". Attorney General. Province of New Brunswick. December 15, 2015. Retrieved January 5, 2016.
  5. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-21.
  6. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-21.
  7. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  8. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  9. ^ 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Restigouche County, New Brunswick
  10. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7

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Coordinates: 47°43′33.9″N 67°5′18.6″W / 47.726083°N 67.088500°W / 47.726083; -67.088500