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Located on the Restigouche River, 4.16 km ENE of Atholville
: Eldon Parish
and Addington Parish
, Restigouche County
: first called Cavenick's Point or Kavanagh's Point, Quinton's Point and Martin's Point: renamed for Sir Archibald Campbell (1769-1843), the lieutenant governor of New Brunswick from 1831-1837: PO Campbellton
from 1837 with A. Ritchie as the first postmaster: in 1866 Campbellton was a farming and lumbering community with approximately 50 families: in 1871 it had a population of 600: in 1898 Campbellton was a sub-port of entry, a station on the Intercolonial Railway and a town with 1 post office, 45 stores, 3 hotels, 7 steam sawmills, 2 sash and door factories and planing mills, 1 foundry and machine shop, 2 printing offices, 6 churches and a population of 3,500: included Richardsville and St. Albert
: Campbellton was incorporated as a town in 1888 and as a city in 1958.
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