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Located on the Nackawic River, 3.17 km SW of Howland Ridge
, on the road to Upper Hainesville
: Southampton Parish
, York County
: established about 1860 as a New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Land Company settlement: the first mill was built by a Mr. Hayes: PO from 1866: in 1871 Millville had a population of 300: the area received more settlers after the adoption of the Free Grants Act in 1879: in 1898 Millville was a station on the Canadian Pacific Railway and had 1 post office, 5 stores, 1 hotel, 1 sawmill, 1 cheese factory, 1 carriage factory and a population of 300: Millville was incorporated as a village in 1966.
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