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Located on S side of the Southwest Miramichi River, 4.23 km WSW of Nelson-Miramichi: Nelson Parish, Northumberland County: first called Nelson Reserve: PO 1893-1928: in 1898 Nelson Reserve was a farming, lumbering and fishing community with 1 post office and a population of 150: renamed Hughes in 1928: PO Hughes 1928-1947 with T.E. Hughes as the first postmaster.

Latitude : 46° 57'

Longitude : 65° 36'

County : Northumberland

Parish : Nelson

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Nelson Junction 1.27 90° E
Jones Crossing 1.85 0° N
Oxford Cove 1.85 0° N
Derby Junction 1.85 0° N
Bridgetown 2.25 34° NE
Northwest Bridge 2.25 34° NE
Lower Derby 2.25 214° SW
Amos 2.25 214° SW
Beaubears Island 3.14 54° NE
South Nelson Road 3.14 54° NE
Chatham Junction 3.14 126° SE
Passmore 3.14 126° SE
Eel Ground 3.14 306° NW
Indiantown 3.14 306° NW
Ivory Road 4.23 64° ENE
South Nelson 4.23 64° ENE
Nelson-Miramichi 4.23 64° ENE
Nelson 4.23 64° ENE
Eel Ground First Nation, Natoaganeg 4.49 326° NW
Manderville 4.49 214° SW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.