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Located on Ten Mile Creek, 4.53 km NW of Tynemouth Creek: Saint Martins Parish and Simonds Parish, St. John County: settled about 1822: first call Floyd Settlement: in 1866 Floyd Settlement was a farming and lumbering community with approximately 13 resident families including the families of Nathaniel Floyd, Robert Floyd and William Floyd: PO Fairfield 1865-1943: with William Floyd as first postmaster: in 1871 Fairfield had a population of 75: in 1898 Fairfield had 1 post office, 2 stores, 2 sawmills, 1 church and a population of 100.

Latitude : 45° 20'

Longitude : 65° 41'

County : Saint John

Parish : Saint Martins

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Porter 1.3 270° W
Bains Corner 2.61 90° E
Coleraine 3.71 180° S
Patterson Settlement 4.33 65° ENE
Shanklin 4.33 65° ENE
Ten Mile Creek 4.53 145° SE
Tynemouth Creek 4.53 145° SE
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.


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