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Located 4.27 km WSW of Belleville: Richmond Parish, Carleton County: John Watson immigrated here from Northern Ireland about 1828: PO 1859-1916 with John Watson as the first postmaster: in 1866 Watson Settlement was a farming community with approximately 45 resident families including the families of Adam Watson, James Watson, John Watson and William Watson: in 1871 it had a population of 200: in 1898 Watson Settlement had 1 post office and a population of 100.

Latitude : 46° 11'

Longitude : 67° 45'

County : Carleton

Parish : Richmond

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
North Richmond 3.85 90° E
Richmond Settlement 3.85 90° E
Belleville 4.27 64° ENE
Starkey's Corner 4.51 325° NW
Woodlawn 4.51 325° NW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.


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