Gloucester County, New Brunswick

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Gloucester
Map of New Brunswick highlighting Gloucester County.png
Location within New Brunswick.
Country Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Province Flag of New Brunswick.svg  New Brunswick
Established1826
Area
[1]
  Land4,743.67 km2 (1,831.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2016) [1]
  Total78,444
  Density16.5/km2 (43/sq mi)
  Change
2011-2016
Decrease2.svg 1.9%
  Dwellings
38,789
Time zone UTC-4 (AST)
  Summer (DST) UTC-3 (ADT)
Area code(s) 506

Gloucester County (2016 population 78,444 [1] ) is located in the northeastern corner of New Brunswick, Canada. [2] Fishing, mining and forestry are the major industries in the county. The eastern section of the county is known for its Acadian culture.

Contents

Census subdivisions

Communities

There are nineteen municipalities within the county (listed by 2016 population): [3]

Official NameDesignationArea km2PopulationParish
Bathurst City92.0411,897 Bathurst
Tracadie–Sheila Town (dissolved)24.655,171 Saumarez
Beresford Town19.414,288 Beresford
Caraquet Town68.354,248 Caraquet
Shippagan Town10.022,580 Shippagan
Petit-Rocher Village4.521,897 Beresford
Belledune Village189.471,417 Beresford
Bas-Caraquet Village31.011,305 Caraquet
Lamèque Town12.511,285 Shippagan
Bertrand Village57.441,166 Caraquet
Nigadoo Village7.65963 Beresford
Grande-Anse Village24.33899 New Bandon
Pointe-Verte Village13.79886 Beresford
Sainte-Marie-Saint-Raphaël Village15.90879 Shippagan
Le Goulet Village5.49793 Shippagan
Saint-Isidore Village22.94764 Saint-Isidore
Paquetville Village9.26720 Paquetville
Saint-Léolin Village19.73647 New Bandon
Maisonnette Village12.90495 New Bandon

First Nations

There is one First Nations reservation in Gloucester County (listed with 2016 population): [3]

Official NameDesignationArea km2PopulationParish
Pabineau 11 Reservation4.92134 Bathurst

Parishes

The county is subdivided into ten parishes (listed by 2016 population): [3]

Official NameArea km2PopulationMunicipalitiesUnincorporated communities
Saumarez 326.786,618 Tracadie-Sheila (town) Benoit / Charnisay / Commeau / Ferguson Point / Gauvreau / Haut-Sheila /
Leech / Little Gaspereau / Losier Settlement / Petit-Tracadie / Pointe-à-Bouleau /
Pont-Lafrance / Rivière-à-la-truite / Saint Irénée and Alderwood / Saint-Isidore Station / Saint-Pons /
Saumarez / St. Pierre / Tracadie Beach / Val-Comeau
Beresford 456.866,248 Beresford (town)
Petit-Rocher (village)
Belledune (village)
Nigadoo (village)
Pointe-Verte (village)
Alcida and Dauversière / Dempsey Settlement / Devereaux / Dunlop / Free Grant / LaPlante /
Lincour / Madran / Massabielle / Nicholas-Denys / Robertville / Saint-Laurent / Sainte-Louise /
Sainte-Rosette / Sormany / St. George / Tremblay / Val-Michaud
Shippegan 208.084,800 Shippagan (town)
Lamèque (town)
Le Goulet (village)
Ste-Marie-St-Raphaël (village)
Cap-Bateau / Chiasson-Savoy / Coteau Road / Haut-Lamèque / Haut-Shippagan / Herring Point /
Miscou Centre / Miscou Harbour / Miscou Lighthouse / Miscou Plains / Petite-Lamèque /
Petite-Rivière-de-l'lle / Petit-Shippagan / Pigeon Hill / Pointe-Alexandre / Pointe-Brûlé /
Pointe-Canot / Sainte-Cécile / Shippagan Portage / Wilson Point
Bathurst 1504.874,797 Bathurst (city)
Pabineau 11 (reservation)
Bartibog Station / Bathurst Mines / Big Antler / Big Moose / Big River / Blue Mountain Settlement /
Bruce / Brunswick Mines / Chamberlain Settlement / Goodwin Mill / Gloucester Junction /
Hachey Siding / Lawson Brook Siding / Miller Brook / Nepisiguit Junction / North Tetagouche /
Ottawa Road / Pitre Road / Red Pine / Rio Grande / Russell / Salmon Beach /
South Tetagouche / Tetagouche Hill / Upper Rosehill
Inkerman 107.562,366 Boudreau Road / Cowans Creek / Evangeline / Four Roads / Gaspereau / Haché Road /
Haut Pokemouche / Inkerman / Inkerman Ferry / Landry / Maltampec / Pokemouche /
Pokemouche Junction / Sainte-Rose-Gloucester / Six Roads
Paquetville 220.512,329 Paquetville (village) Burnsville / Notre-Dame-des-Érables / Petit-Paquetville / Rang-Saint-Georges /
Saint-Amateur / Trudel / Val-Doucet
Allardville 654.692,032 Allardville / Allardville East / Veniot / Bear Landing / Beaubois / Butte-d'Or / Daulnay /
Goodwin Mill / Jeanne-Mance / Saint-Sauveur
Saint-Isidore 173.251,361 Saint-Isidore (village) Bois-Blanc / Bois-Gagnon / Boishébert / Duguayville / Hacheyville / Haut-Saint-Isidore /
Haut Tilley Road / Pokemouche Landing / Pont-Landry / Spruce Brook / Tilley Road
Caraquet 109.971,337 Caraquet (town)
Bas-Caraquet (village)
Bertrand (village)
Blanchard Settlement / Caraquet Island / Haut-Saint-Simon / Marsoliau / Pokesudie /
Saint-Simon / Saint-Simon Centre
New Bandon 359.111,214 Grande-Anse (village)
Maisonnette (village)
Saint-Léolin (village)
Anse-Bleue / Bertrand Station / Black Rock / Canobie / Clifton / Dugas / Janeville /
Johnson / Lobster Beach / New Bandon-Salmon Beach / Pokeshaw / Rocheville / Springfield /
Stonehaven / Village-des-Poirier / Village-Saint-Paul / Waterloo Settlement

Demographics

Population

Canada census – Gloucester County, New Brunswick community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population:78,444 (+0.8% from 2011)77,792 (-1.5% from 2006)78,948 (-4.8% from 2001)
Land area:4,743.67 km2 (1,831.54 sq mi)4,675.21 km2 (1,805.11 sq mi)4,673.36 km2 (1,804.39 sq mi)
Population density:16.5/km2 (43/sq mi)16.6/km2 (43/sq mi)16.9/km2 (44/sq mi)
Median age:51.1 (M: 50.5, F: 51.6)47.9 (M: 47.4, F: 48.4)44.2 (M: 43.8, F: 44.7)
Total private dwellings:38,78936,48236,192
Median household income:$52,793$46,728$40,028
References: 2016 [3] 2011 [4] 2006 [5] earlier [6]
Historical Census Data - Gloucester County, New Brunswick
YearPop.±%
1991 87,613    
1996 87,601−0.0%
2001 82,929−5.3%
YearPop.±%
2006 78,948−4.8%
2011 77,792−1.5%
2011 rev79,943+2.8%
YearPop.±%
2016 78,444−1.9%
The 2011 population count was revised [7] [1]

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Gloucester County, New Brunswick [7]
CensusTotal
French
English
French & English
Other
YearResponsesCountTrendPop %CountTrendPop %CountTrendPop %CountTrendPop %
2011
76,515
64,270Decrease2.svg 1.4%84.00%11,105Decrease2.svg 0.5%14.51%745Increase2.svg 19.2%0.97%395Decrease2.svg 41.5%0.52%
2006
77,675
65,210Decrease2.svg 4.7%83.95%11,165Decrease2.svg 8.9%14.37%625Decrease2.svg 26.0%0.80%675Increase2.svg 206.8%0.87%
2001
81,760
68,440Decrease2.svg 5.0%83.71%12,255Decrease2.svg 9.5%14.99%845Increase2.svg 8.3%1.03%220Decrease2.svg 6.4%0.27%
1996
86,620
72,060n/a83.19%13,545n/a15.64%780n/a0.90%235n/a0.27%

Access Routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits: [8]

Protected areas and attractions

Notable people

See also

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "Census Profile, 2016 Census: Gloucester, County [Census division], New Brunswick". Statistics Canada. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  2. New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Gloucester County
  3. 1 2 3 4 "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-09-08.
  4. "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-28.
  5. "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-28.
  6. "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  7. 1 2 Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  8. Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN   978-1-55368-618-7



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