Location within New Brunswick.
|• Land||4,743.67 km2 (1,831.54 sq mi)|
|• Density||16.5/km2 (43/sq mi)|
| • Change|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (AST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-3 (ADT)|
Gloucester County (2016 population 78,444) is located in the northeastern corner of New Brunswick, Canada. Fishing, mining and forestry are the major industries in the county. The eastern section of the county is known for its Acadian culture.
There are nineteen municipalities within the county (listed by 2016 population):
|Official Name||Designation||Area km2||Population||Parish|
There is one First Nations reservation in Gloucester County (listed with 2016 population):
|Official Name||Designation||Area km2||Population||Parish|
The county is subdivided into ten parishes (listed by 2016 population):
|Official Name||Area km2||Population||Municipalities||Unincorporated communities|
|Saumarez||326.78||6,618||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||456.86||6,248|| Beresford (town) |
| 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||208.08||4,800|| Shippagan (town) |
Le Goulet (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||1504.87||4,797|| 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||107.56||2,366|| 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||220.51||2,329||Paquetville (village)|| Burnsville / Notre-Dame-des-Érables / Petit-Paquetville / Rang-Saint-Georges /|
Saint-Amateur / Trudel / Val-Doucet
|Allardville||654.69||2,032|| Allardville / Allardville East / Veniot / Bear Landing / Beaubois / Butte-d'Or / Daulnay /|
Goodwin Mill / Jeanne-Mance / Saint-Sauveur
|Saint-Isidore||173.25||1,361||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||109.97||1,337|| Caraquet (town) |
| Blanchard Settlement / Caraquet Island / Haut-Saint-Simon / Marsoliau / Pokesudie /|
Saint-Simon / Saint-Simon Centre
|New Bandon||359.11||1,214|| Grande-Anse (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
|Canada census – Gloucester County, New Brunswick community profile|
|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:||38,789||36,482||36,192|
|Median household income:||$52,793||$46,728||$40,028|
|References: 2016 2011 2006 earlier|
|Historical Census Data - Gloucester County, New Brunswick|
|The 2011 population count was revised|
|Canada Census Mother Tongue - Gloucester County, New Brunswick|
French & English
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Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits:
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Saumarez is a Canadian parish in Gloucester County, New Brunswick. It was incorporated into the Regional Municipality of Grand Tracadie–Sheila on July 1, 2014. Its population in the 2016 Census was 6,818.
Beresford is a Canadian parish in Gloucester County, New Brunswick.
Shippagan is a Canadian town in Gloucester County, New Brunswick.
Le Goulet is a Canadian village in Gloucester County, New Brunswick.
Paquetville is a Canadian village in Gloucester County, New Brunswick, at the intersection of Route 340, Route 135 and Route 350. It is located on the Acadian Peninsula.
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Inkerman is a Canadian parish in Gloucester County, New Brunswick. The local service district of the same name, which included only part of the parish, was incorporated into the Regional Municipality of Grand Tracadie–Sheila on July 1, 2014, causing some misunderstanding of its status.
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Allardville is a Canadian parish in Gloucester County, New Brunswick.
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