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Located at the head of Butternut Ridge, 2.26 km NE of Havelock
, on the border between King
and Westmorland counties: Salisbury Parish
, Westmorland County
: named for Amos Hicks who settled here about 1840: included the community of Mansfield: also included Head of Ridge: PO 1865-c1885: in 1866 Head of Ridge was a farming settlement with approximately 52 resident families, including 11 Alward families: in 1871 it had a population of 175: PO Hicksville
1896-1913: in 1904 Hicksville was a farming settlement with 1 post office and a population of 100.
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