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Located on E side of the St. John River, 6.7 km WNW of Fredericton: Douglas Parish, York County: formerly called Clairmont and renamed Douglas by 1866: PO Douglas 1866-1913: Named in honour of Sir Howard Douglas in 1866 (Sir Douglas passed away in 1861) : in 1866 Douglas was a farming community with about 60 families, including 8 Dunphy and 5 Hallett families: in 1871 it had a population of 200: in 1898 Douglas was a flag station on the Canadian Pacific Railway and a settlement with 1 post office, a lumber boom, 1 church and a population of 150: included Keswick Valley: PO Keswick Valley 1909-1912: Douglas is now within the city of Fredericton.

Latitude : 45° 59'

Longitude : 66° 44'

County : York

Parish : Douglas

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Aucpaque 1.85 180° S
Eccles Island 1.85 180° S
Cleoncourt 1.85 180° S
Sandon 2.26 215° SW
Cherry Bank 2.26 215° SW
Hartts Island 2.26 215° SW
Indian Island 2.58 270° W
Savage Island 2.58 270° W
Garden Creek 3.17 126° SE
Kingswood 3.17 126° SE
Pierre Paul Creek 3.17 126° SE
Silverwood 3.17 234° SW
Sugar Island 3.87 270° W
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.