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Located 9.52 km NW of Keswick
, on the road to Brewers Mills
: Bright Parish
, York County
: Originally named New Zealand, the name may originate from area families of Dutch ancestry after the community of Zealand in the Netherlands: 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
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