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Located on Newcastle Creek, 16.91 km WSW of Chipman: Northfield Parish, Sunbury County and Canning Parish, Queens County: named for Gilbert John Elliot, 4th Earl of Minto (1845-1914) and governor-general of Canada from 1898-1904: coal mining has been carried out in this area since the 1760's: PO Minto from 1904: in 1904 Minto was the terminus of the Central Railway and a village with 1 post office: Included Northfield PO 1857-1923; Newcastle Bridge, PO from 1862; Rothwell, PO from 1914: South Minto,PO 1915-1929; North Minto, PO 1924-1969; New England Settlement, PO 1935-1961 : Minto was incorporated as a village in 1966.

Latitude : 46° 5'

Longitude : 66° 4'

County : Sunbury

Parish : Sheffield

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Newcastle Bridge 1.29 90° E
Salmon Bay 1.29 90° E
Rothwell 1.85 180° S
South Minto 1.85 180° S
North Minto 2.26 325° NW
Avon 2.26 145° SE
New England Settlement 2.57 270° W
New Avon 3.17 234° SW
Slope Road 3.17 306° NW
Northfield 3.93 341° NNW
Newcastle Creek 4.28 116° ESE
Scale 4.28 244° WSW
New Zion 4.51 215° SW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.