Restigouche County, New Brunswick

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Restigouche
Map of New Brunswick highlighting Restigouche County.png
Location within New Brunswick
Country Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Province Flag of New Brunswick.svg  New Brunswick
Established1837
Area
[1]
  Land8,580.00 km2 (3,312.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2016) [1]
  Total30,955
  Density3.6/km2 (9/sq mi)
  Change
2011-2016
Decrease2.svg 5.0%
  Dwellings
15,259
Time zone UTC-4 (AST)
  Summer (DST) UTC-3 (ADT)
Area code(s) 506

Restigouche County (2016 population 30,955) is located in north-central New Brunswick, Canada. [2] [1] The county is named for the Restigouche River which flows through the county and is famous for its salmon pools, which have attracted wealthy American and Canadian tourists to the region's summer colonies for decades. Forestry dominates the local economy.

Contents

Census subdivisions

Communities

There are nine municipalities within Restigouche County (listed by 2016 population): [2] [3]

Official NameDesignationArea km2Pop 2016Parish
Campbellton City18.586,883 Addington
Atholville Village119.603,570 Addington
Dalhousie Town15.223,126 Dalhousie
Saint-Quentin Town4.242,194 Saint-Quentin
Kedgwick Rural community658.081,979 Grimmer
Eel River Dundee Village65.481,953 Dalhousie
Balmoral Village43.391,674 Balmoral
Charlo Village31.301,310 Colborne
Tide Head Village19.43938 Addington

First Nations

There are two First Nations reservations in Restigouche County (listed by 2016 population): [2] [1]

Official NameDesignationArea km2PopulationParish
Eel River 3 Reservation1.46329 Dalhousie
Indian Ranch Reservation0.5889 Dalhousie

Parishes

The county is subdivided into eight parishes. (Listed by 2016 population, excluding municipalities): [2] [1]

Official NameArea km2PopulationMunicipalitiesUnincorporated communities
Saint-Quentin 2,478.571,532 Saint-Quentin (town) Five Fingers / Rang-Cinq-et-Six / Rang-Dix / Rang-Dix-Huit / Rang-Douze-Nord / Rang-Douze-Sud /
Rang-Quatorze / Rang-Seize / Rang-Sept-et-Huit / Saint-Martin-de-Restigouche
Durham 410.891,076 Black Point / Doyleville / Gravel Hill / Halfway / Hickey Settlement / Keepover / Lapointe Settlement /
Lorne / Nash Creek / Paradise Camp / Sea Side / Winton Crossing
Dalhousie 62.701,067 Dalhousie (town)
Eel River Dundee (village)
Eel River 3 (reserve)
Indian Ranch (reserve)
Dalhousie Junction / Lac-des-Lys / Maple Green / McLeods / McNeish / Point La Nim /
Upper Dundee
Durham 410.891,076 Black Point / Doyleville / Gravel Hill / Halfway / Hickey Settlement / Keepover / Lapointe Settlement /
Lorne / Nash Creek / Paradise Camp / Sea Side / Winton Crossing
Eldon 1,681.46657 Adams Gulch / Dawsonville / Glenwood / Menneval / Mann Mountain Settlement / Mann Siding /
Robinsonville / Saint-Jean-Baptiste-de-Restigouche / Squaw Cap / Upsalquitch / Wyers Brook
Addington 935.17656 Campbellton (city)
Atholville (village)
Tide Head (village)
Colebrooke Settlement / Dubé Settlement / Flatlands / Glen Levit / Glencoe / Malauze /
McKendrick / Popelogan Depot / Saint-Arthur / Val-d'Amour / Val-Melanson
Balmoral 1,089.41278 Balmoral (village) Maltais / Ramsay Sheds / Simpsons Field
Colborne 754.96227 Charlo (village) Benjamin River / Blackland / Caribou Depot / New Mills / Upper Crossing
Grimmer see *note Kedgwick (rural community)

Demographics

Population

Canada census – Restigouche County, New Brunswick community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population:30,955 (-5.0% from 2011)32,594 (-3.7% from 2006)33,834 (-6.4% from 2001)
Land area:8,580.00 km2 (3,312.76 sq mi)8,579.66 km2 (3,312.63 sq mi)8,577.47 km2 (3,311.78 sq mi)
Population density:3.6/km2 (9.3/sq mi)3.8/km2 (9.8/sq mi)3.9/km2 (10/sq mi)
Median age:51.7 (M: 51.2, F: 52.1)48.7 (M: 48.2, F: 49.2)44.7 (M: 44.2, F: 45.1)
Total private dwellings:15,25915,46815,714
Median household income:$49,553$43,065$38,033
References: 2016 [3] 2011 [5] 2006 [6] earlier [7]
Historical Census Data - Restigouche County, New Brunswick
YearPop.±%
1991 39,248    
1996 38,701−1.4%
YearPop.±%
2001 36,134−6.6%
2006 33,834−6.4%
YearPop.±%
2011 32,594−3.7%
2016 30,955−5.0%
[8] [9] [1]

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Restigouche County, New Brunswick [8]
CensusTotal
French
English
French & English
Other
YearResponsesCountTrendPop %CountTrendPop %CountTrendPop %CountTrendPop %
2016
30,155
19,415Decrease2.svg 3.6%64.38%9,930Decrease2.svg 7.11%32.93%555Decrease2.svg 0.89%1.84%255Increase2.svg 6.25%0.85%
2011
31,640
20,150Decrease2.svg 4.2%63.68%10,690Decrease2.svg 4.3%33.79%560Increase2.svg 31.8%1.77%240Decrease2.svg 42.2%0.76%
2006
33,045
21,030Decrease2.svg 5.7%63.64%11,175Decrease2.svg 9.2%33.82%425Decrease2.svg 21.3%1.29%415Increase2.svg 62.7%1.25%
2001
35,405
22,300Decrease2.svg 5.2%62.98%12,310Decrease2.svg 10.3%34.77%540Decrease2.svg 21.2%1.53%255Increase2.svg 21.4%0.72%
1996
38,145
23,530n/a61.68%13,720n/a35.97%685n/a1.80%210n/a0.55%

Access routes

Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits: [10]

Protected areas and attractions

Notable people

See also

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "Census Profile, 2016 Census - Restigouche County [Census Division], New Brunswick and New Brunswick [Province]".
  2. 1 2 3 4 "Restigouche County". New Brunswick Provincial Archives.
  3. 1 2 "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-09-28.
  4. "Rural Community of Kedgwick Regulation - Municipalities Act". Attorney General. Province of New Brunswick. December 15, 2015. Retrieved January 5, 2016.
  5. "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-21.
  6. "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-21.
  7. "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census . Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  8. 1 2 Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  9. 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Restigouche County, New Brunswick
  10. Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN   978-1-55368-618-7



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