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Located on Shippegan Island, 3.11 km NW of Lamèque, on the road to Petite-Lamèque: Shippegan Parish, Gloucester County: named for George Alexandre from Jersey, the manager of the William Fruing Company fish plant: PO Alexanders' Point 1866-1902 and 1923-1952: in 1871 it had a population of 200: in 1898 Pointe-Alexandre was a farming and fishing settlement with 1 post office, 1 store, a large codfish plant and a population of 150.

Latitude : 47° 48'

Longitude : 64° 40'

County : Gloucester

Parish : Shippegan

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Lamèque 3.11 127° SE
Shippegan Île de 3.11 127° SE
Petite-Lamèque 3.11 307° NW
Haut-Lamèque 4.17 116° ESE
Pointe-Canot 4.47 326° NW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.