Sheffield Parish, New Brunswick

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Sheffield
Parish
Location within Sunbury County, New Brunswick
Location within Sunbury County, New Brunswick
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County Sunbury County
Established 1786
Area[1]
 • Land 271.95 km2 (105.00 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 853
 • Density 3.1/km2 (8/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 6.2%
 • Dwellings 480
Time zone UTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-3 (ADT)

Sheffield is a Canadian parish in Sunbury County, New Brunswick.[2]

History[edit]

Sheffield Parish created in 1786: named for John Baker-Holroyd, 1st Earl of Sheffield (1735-1821): included part of Northfield Parish until 1857.

Delineation[edit]

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

Southeast by the County line; east by the westerly side line of lot numbered nine in the New Zion Settlement granted to Gideon Corey, and its northerly and southerly prolongations; northwest by Maugerville Parish, and southwest by the Saint John River, including Middle Island.

Governance[edit]

The entire parish forms the local service district of the parish of Sheffield, established in 1966 to assess for fire protection. Community services were added in 1968 and first aid and ambulance services in 1978.

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: Sheffield Parish, New Brunswick
  2. ^ New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Sheffield Parish
  3. ^ "Territorial Division Act (R.S.N.B. 1973, c. T-3)". Government of New Brunswick website. Retrieved 25 August 2016.
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 2001, 2006 census
  5. ^ Profile: Sheffield Parish, New Brunswick
  6. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7



Coordinates: 45°59′44″N 66°13′21″W / 45.9955°N 66.2224°W / 45.9955; -66.2224