Southampton is a Canadian rural community in York County, New Brunswick.
The community is located on the east side of the Saint John River, 3.71 km south of Nackawic and south of Southampton Junction, a station located within the village of Millville, created when the New Brunswick Railway was constructed in the 1870s.
The community was founded in 1787, when land was granted to the Loyalist members of the Pennsylvania Loyalists Regiment.
A post office branch was established in 1853 and removed in 1914. In 1866, Southampton was a farming community with approximately 68 resident families. In 1871 Southampton and surrounding district had a population of 300. In 1898 Southampton had 1 post office, 3 stores, 2 churches and a population of 100.
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York County is located in west-central New Brunswick, Canada. The county contains the provincial capital, Fredericton. Outside the city, farming and forestry are two major industries in the county, which is bisected by the Saint John River. The Southwest Miramichi River flows through the northern section of the county.
United Empire Loyalists is an honorific title which was first given by the 1st Lord Dorchester, the Governor of Quebec, and Governor General of The Canadas, to American Loyalists who resettled in British North America during or after the American Revolution. At the time, the demonym Canadian or Canadien was used to refer to the indigenous First Nations groups and the descendants of New France settlers inhabiting the Province of Quebec.
Nackawic is a town located 65 km west of the city of Fredericton on the east bank of the Saint John River in New Brunswick, Canada. The town occupies an area of about 9 km² and is surrounded by the parishes of Southampton and Queensbury with the Village of Millville 10 km to the north. Nackawic is centered on the intersection of Route 105 and Route 605.
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Southampton is a civil parish in York County, New Brunswick, Canada.
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Block 7, Southampton, Pennsylvania Loyalists, grant to William Burns and others, August 17, 1787