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Located 9.52 km NW of Keswick, on the road to Brewers Mills: Bright Parish, York County: named New Zealand by Gould Crouse, whose father Philip, born in Zealand in the Netherlands, came to New Brunswick from North Carolina after the American Revolution: : PO New Zealand 1867-1872: in 1871 New Zealand had a population of 250: PO Zealand Station 1885-1961: in 1898 it was a flag station on the Canadian Pacific Railway and a settlement with 1 post office, 1 store, 1 hotel, 1 church and a population of 250: included the settlement of Morehouse Corner: PO 1912-1914, with Thomas E. Morehouse as the first postmaster: name shortened to Zealand in 1961: PO Zealand from 1961.

Latitude : 46° 3'

Longitude : 66° 56'

County : York

Parish : Bright

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Big Stoneridge 2.26 35° NE
Lawrence 2.26 35° NE
Lower Stoneridge 2.26 35° NE
Vinegar Hill 2.26 325° NW
Upper Keswick 2.57 90° E
Tripp Settlement 4.51 145° SE
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.