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Located on S side of the Southwest Miramichi River, 2.25 km SE of Storeytown: Blissfield Parish, Northumberland County: named in 1854 to honour Robert Doak (1785-1857), a native of Ochiltree, Scotland, who settled here about 1825 and operated a carding mill, grist mill, and a sawmill: PO from 1854: in 1866 Doaktown was a farming and lumbering settlement with about 80 families including 6 Bamford and 6 Mitchell families: in 1871 Doaktown had a population of 250: in 1898 Doaktown was a station on the Canada Eastern Railway and a community with 1 post office, 3 stores, 2 hotels, 1 sawmill, 2 sash and door factories, 2 churches and a population of 300: included Russelltown, located 1.5 km S of Storeytown: also included South Road Settlement which was located 6.5 km NE of Doaktown: Doaktown was incorporated as a village in 1966.

Latitude : 46° 33'

Longitude : 66° 8'

County : Northumberland

Parish : Blissfield

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Hazelton 1.85 0° N
Storeytown 2.25 325° NW
Russelltown 2.55 270° W
Grand Lake Road 3.15 126° SE
Towertown 3.83 270° W
Betts Mill Brook 3.92 161° SSE
Doak Portage 3.92 161° SSE
Nelson Hollow 4.25 244° WSW
Jonahs Corner 4.25 116° ESE
South Road 4.25 64° ENE
South Road Settlement 4.25 64° ENE
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.