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Located 5.55 km ENE of Musquash: Musquash Parish, St. John County: named for the Prince of Wales Regiment, which settled here in 1783 and for a visit by the Prince of Wales in 1860, who later became King EdwardVII: PO 1861-1948: in 1866 Prince of Wales was a farming and lumbering community with approximately 25 resident families: David Clarke was a mill owner here: in 1871 it had a population of 100: in 1898 Prince of Wales was a station on the Shore Line Railway with 1 post office, 1 church and schoolhouse and a population of about 100.

Latitude : 45° 12'

Longitude : 66° 16'

County : Saint John

Parish : Musquash

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Five Fathom Hole 2.27 145° SE
South Musquash 2.27 215° SW
Taylors 2.61 90° E
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.