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Located on the Coverdale River, 3.71 km S of Coverdale: Coverdale Parish, Albert County: first called Little River (Coverdale): PO 1857-1903: in 1866 Little River (Coverdale) was a farming settlement with about 70 families: in 1871 it had a population of 300: in 1898 Little River had 1 post office, 1 store, 2 grist mills, 1 church and a population of 250: renamed Colpitts Settlement for Robert Colpitts who came from Durham, England in 1775: PO 1903-1915: in 1904 Colpitts had 2 grist mills and a population of 250.

Latitude : 45° 59'

Longitude : 64° 58'

County : Albert

Parish : Coverdale

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Synton 3.71 0° N
Coverdale 3.71 0° N
Grub Road 3.87 270° W
Cherryvale 3.87 270° W
Bannister 4.29 244° WSW
Middlesex 4.29 244° WSW
Nixon 4.52 145° SE
Price 4.52 325° NW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.


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