Springfield Parish, New Brunswick

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Springfield
Parish
Location within Kings County, New Brunswick.
Location within Kings County, New Brunswick.
Coordinates: 45°50′N 64°35′W / 45.84°N 64.59°W / 45.84; -64.59
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County Kings County
Established 1786
Area[1]
 • Land 248.22 km2 (95.84 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,652
 • Density 6.7/km2 (17/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 5.1%
 • Dwellings 867
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)

Springfield is a Canadian parish in Kings County, New Brunswick.

Its population in the 2011 Census was 1,652.

History[edit]

Brunswick Parish established in 1786: probably named for the town of Springfield in New Jersey or for the town of Springfield in Massachusetts: included parts of Studholm Parish and Havelock Parish until 1840.

Delineation[edit]

Springfield Parish is defined in the Territorial Division Act[2] as being bounded:

North by the County line and Kars Parish; west by Kars Parish and the line dividing lots number one and number eighteen, south of Belleisle Bay, and a part of the line dividing lots number fifteen and number sixteen, in the back settlement; south by a line running north sixty degrees east or parallel to the southern base line of the Belleisle Grant, and distant sixty-five chains therefrom, and extending to its intersection with a line running north from the mouth of Halfway Brook and east by a direct line from said intersection to the southeast angle of lot number eleven, granted to Henry A. Scovil in range two of Pascobac Brook lots, thence northeasterly, or in a direct line to the northeast angle of lot letter F, granted to Samuel Foster; thence northeasterly and northerly along the southeastern and eastern line of lot letter V, granted to William S. F. Wilson, to the northeastern angle thereof; thence northeasterly along the southeastern lines of the grant to John Coy and John Good, to a point intersected by the southeastern prolongation of the northeastern line of lot number one, granted to Samuel Kierstead; thence along said prolongation and line and its northwestern prolongation to Queens county line.

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

  • None

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Population trend[3]

Census Population Change (%)
2011 N/A
2006 1572 Increase3.2%
2001 1523 Increase0.0%
1996 Decrease0.0%
1991 N/A

Access Routes[edit]

Highways and numbered routes that run through the parish, including external routes that start or finish at the parish limits:[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Springfield Parish, New Brunswick
  2. ^ "Territorial Division Act (R.S.N.B. 1973, c. T-3)". Government of New Brunswick website. Retrieved 26 August 2016. 
  3. ^ Statistics Canada: 2001, 2006 census
  4. ^ Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7



Coordinates: 47°24′57″N 65°25′17″W / 47.4157°N 65.42128°W / 47.4157; -65.42128 (Springfield Parish, New Brunswick)