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Located on N side of the St. John River opposite Fredericton: Saint Marys Parish, York County: first called Moncton: renamed Gibson for Alexander Gibson (1819-1913), an industrialist from Marysville: PO Gibson 1892-1918: in 1898 Gibson was on the Canadian Pacific Railway and Canada Eastern Railway and had 1 post office, 6 stores, 1 hotel, 1 sawmill, 1 planing mill, railway repair shops, several churches and a population of 500: included the settlement of Nashwaak Station: PO Nashwaak Station 1873-1891: also included the community of St. Marys, located at the N end of the Princess Margaret bridge, 1.5 km W of Gibson: PO St. Mary's Ferry 1868-1917: in 1871 St. Mary's Ferry had a population of 150: in 1904 St. Mary's Ferry was a station on the Canadian Pacific Railway and a village with 1 post office, 5 stores, 3 hotels, 1 soap factory, 1 pevee and hames factory, 1 machine shop, 1 church and a population of 1,000: also included the community of North Devon: PO North Devon 1917-1947: also included the settlement of South Devon, located 1.5 km W of Barkers Point: PO South Devon 1917-1947: Devon was incorporated as a town in 1917 and named for Lord Victor Christian William Cavendish (1868-1938), 9th Duke of Devonshire and governor-general of Canada from 1916-1921: now within the city of Fredericton.

Latitude : 45° 58'

Longitude : 66° 37'

County : York

Parish : Saint Marys

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Youngs Crossing 1.29 90° E
North Devon 1.29 270° W
St. Mary's First Nation, Sitansisk 1.29 270° W
Marysville Junction 1.85 180° S
Barkers Point 1.85 180° S
Sandyville 2.26 35° NE
Salamanca 2.26 215° SW
Morrison 2.58 270° W
Claudie Settlement 2.58 270° W
Forest Hill 2.58 270° W
Fredericton 2.58 270° W
Skyline Acres 2.58 270° W
Oborne 2.58 270° W
Sainte-Anne 2.58 270° W
Una Junction 2.58 270° W
Wilsey Road 2.58 270° W
Wisely 2.58 270° W
Morrisons Mill 2.58 270° W
St. Annes Point 2.58 270° W
Marysville 3.18 54° NE
Nashwaaksis 3.18 306° NW
Devon Indian Reserve #30 3.71 0° N
Lower St. Marys 3.93 161° SSE
Victoria Mills 3.93 199° SSW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.


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