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Located 6.39 km SW of Upham: Upham Parish, Kings County: John Barnes settled here about 1820: first called South Stream: in 1871 South Stream and surrounding district had a population of 200: renamed Barnesville to honour Thomas G. Barnes, the first postmaster: PO Barnesville 1854-1957: in 1866 Barnesville was a farming community with about 53 families: by 1866 Barnesville included Droylan Settlement which was a farming community with approximately 5 resident families; Erin Go Brah which was a farming community with 10 families; and Primrose Settlement which was a farming community with about 10 families: in 1871 Barnesville had a population of 150: in 1898 Barnesville had 1 post office, 2 stores, 2 churches and a population of 200.

Latitude : 45° 27'

Longitude : 65° 44'

County : Kings

Parish : Upham

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CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Drawlin 2.26 145° SE
Mount Prospect 3.19 305° NW
Titusville 3.93 341° NNW
Titus Mills 4.53 35° NE
Robertson 4.53 325° NW
Sherlock 4.53 325° NW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.


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