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Located on E side of the St. John River, 5.36 km ENE of Caron Brook: Baker Brook Parish, Madawaska County: named for John Baker (1796-1868) who in 1837 proclaimed the area to be American territory during the New Brunswick-Maine boundary dispute; he was arrested, tried and sentenced to two months in jail: Ganong identified the Maliseet name for Baker Brook as Hamaleekeenoktay'cook: first called Chatauqua then Sainte-Emelie: PO Baker's Creek 1848-1851: PO Baker's Brook 1851-1882: in 1866 Baker's Brook was a farming community with about 11 families: PO Baker Brook from 1893: in 1898 Baker Brook was a flag station on the Témiscouata Railway and a settlement with 1 post office, 1 store, 1 hotel, 1 sawmill and a population of 200: included the community of Gagnon: PO Gagnon 1882-1893 with Jean Gagnon as first postmaster: Baker Brook was incorporated as a village in 1967.

Latitude : 47° 18'

Longitude : 68° 31'

County : Madawaska

Parish : Baker Brook

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Couturier Siding 2.52 90° E
Michaud 2.52 90° E
Rang-Saint-Joseph 3.12 306° NW
St. Joseph Settlement 3.12 306° NW
Baker Brook Settlement 4.48 326° NW
Concession-de-Baker-Brook 4.48 326° NW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.