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Located on W side of the St. John River, 5.71 km NNW of Connell: Simonds Parish, Carleton County: settled in 1832 and first called Buttermilk Creek: renamed for Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), heroine of the Crimean War (1853-1856) and founder of modern nursing: PO Florenceville from the year 1853: in 1871 Florenceville and the surrounding district had a population of 350: in 1898 it was a settlement with 1 post office, 6 stores, 1 hotel, 1 sawmill, 1 grist mill, 1 church and a population of 250: included PO Florenceville East 1865-1907: in 1898 Florenceville East was a station on the Canadian Pacific Railway and a village with 3 stores, 1 hotel, 2 churches and a population of 200: PO East Florenceville 1907-1962: Florenceville was incorporated as a village in 1966: It is the home of McCain Foods, one of the largest food processing operations in the world. It amalgamated with the adjacent village of Bristol in 2008 to form Florenceville-Bristol.

Latitude : 46° 27'

Longitude : 67° 38'

County : Carleton

Parish : Simonds

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
East Florenceville 2.25 145° SE
Florenceville East 2.25 145° SE
East Centreville 2.56 270° W
Hunters Corner 3.16 234° SW
Greenfield 3.92 341° NNW
Knoxford Settlement 3.92 341° NNW
Lower Greenfield 3.92 341° NNW
Upper Peel 3.92 161° SSE
Lamoreaux Corner 4.26 296° WNW
Shikatehawk 4.26 64° ENE
Kent Station 4.26 64° ENE
Bristol 4.26 64° ENE
Curtis Road 4.26 64° ENE
Wicklow 4.5 35° NE
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.