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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.
County location in province
County map showing parishes
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