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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.
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