Shippegan Parish, New Brunswick

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Location within Gloucester County, New Brunswick
Location within Gloucester County, New Brunswick
Coordinates: 47°51′18″N 64°37′12″W / 47.855°N 64.62°W / 47.855; -64.62
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County Gloucester
Established 1851
 • Land 207.25 km2 (80.02 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 5,004
 • Density 24.1/km2 (62/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 6.8%
 • Dwellings 2,479
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)

Shippegan (incorrectly Shippagan from the French colloquial spelling) is a Canadian parish in Gloucester County, New Brunswick.[2]


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

West by Caraquet Parish; northwesterly by Caraquet Bay and Chaleur Bay; and southeasterly by the Gulf of Saint-Lawrence, including the islands of Shippegan[a] and Miscou.


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


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Lamèque Island; the mainland of the parish, which includes the town of Shippagan, is officially Taylor Island.[4][5]


  1. ^ a b 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Shippagan Parish, New Brunswick
  2. ^ New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Shippagan Parish
  3. ^ "Territorial Division Act (R.S.N.B. 1973, c. T-3)". Government of New Brunswick website. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  4. ^ "Crown Grant Reference Map Viewer". GeoNB. Government of New Brunswick. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  5. ^ "Taylor Island". Canadian Geographical Names. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  6. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  7. ^ 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Shippagan Parish, New Brunswick

Coordinates: 47°51′18″N 64°37′12″W / 47.85500°N 64.62000°W / 47.85500; -64.62000 (Shippegan Parish, New Brunswick)