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Located on N side of the Miramichi River, 2.53 km W of Chatham and 3.13 km NE of Nordin: Newcastle Parish, Northumberland County: first called Gretna Green for the name of a town in Scotland: renamed Douglastown to mark an official visit by Sir Howard Douglas (1776-1861) who was lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick from 1823-1832: PO from 1835: in 1866 Douglastown was a farming, fishing and lumbering community with approximately 82 families: in 1871 Douglastown had a population of 400: in 1898 it had 1 post office, 6 stores, 1 hotel, 2 sawmills, 2 churches and a population of 600: Douglastown was incorporated as a village in 1966: Douglastown became part of the city of Miramichi.

Latitude : 47° 2'

Longitude : 65° 30'

County : Northumberland

Parish : Newcastle

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Elliott Landing 1.26 90° E
Ferry Road 1.26 90° E
Clarkes Cove 1.85 180° S
McEwan Dam 1.85 0° N
Morrison Cove 1.85 180° S
Springfield 1.85 180° S
Moorefield 2.24 34° NE
Back Lots 2.24 326° NW
Bushville 2.24 214° SW
Keefe Road 2.24 326° NW
Chatham 2.53 90° E
Miramichi 2.53 90° E
Spruce Tree 2.53 90° E
The Sheds 2.53 90° E
Nordin 3.13 234° SW
Rosebank 3.13 234° SW
Millbank 3.13 54° NE
Lower Chatham Head 3.13 234° SW
French Fort Cove 4.22 244° WSW
Curtis Park 4.22 116° ESE
Mill Cove 4.22 244° WSW
Middle Island 4.22 64° ENE
Miramichi 4.49 146° SE
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.


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