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Located at the confluence of the Gaspereau and Salmon rivers, 5.38 km SE of Patterson: Petersville Parish, Queens County: first called Gaspereau: PO Gaspereau 1854-1870: PO Gaspereau Station 1870-1923: in 1871 Gaspereau and surrounding district had a population of 600: in 1898 it was a flag station on the Canadian Pacific Railway and a settlement with 1 post office and a population of 40: renamed Wirral in 1923 for Wirral Peninsula, Merseyside County, England: PO Wirral from 1923.

Latitude : 45° 31'

Longitude : 66° 29'

County : Queens

Parish : Petersville

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Wirral Station 1.3 90° E
Blakely 1.85 0° N
Ballyshannon 2.26 145° SE
Adair Settlement 3.93 341° NNW
Enniskillen 3.93 341° NNW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.