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Located on W side of the Petitcodiac River, 2.26 km NW of Surrey
: Hillsborough Parish
, Albert County
: formerly called German Village for Henry Steeves and a group of German settlers who arrived in 1765 from Pennsylvania: renamed with the creation of the post office: PO Hillsborough
from 1840: in 1866 Hillsborough was a community with approximately 167 families: Richard E. Steeves was postmaster and David Wallace was a mill owner: the Albert Mining Company was located nearby: in 1871 Hillsborough had a population of 900: in 1898 Hillsborough was a seaport, a port of entry and a settlement on the Salisbury and Hillsborough Railway with 1 post office, 8 stores, 2 hotels, 1 tannery, 1 carriage factory, nearby gypsum mines and a population of 700: Hillsborough was incorporated as a village in 1966.
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