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Located on W bank of the St. John River: Grand Falls Parish, Victoria County: William Francis Ganong identified the Maliseet name for Grand Falls as Chikchunikabik: by the mid-1700's the French named the area Long Sault: renamed Grand Falls: a British military post by 1790: the settlement grew with the development of sawmills in the 1830's: PO from 1837: in 1866 Grand Falls was a community with approximately 55 families: included the settlement of Colebrooke: PO 1851-c1870: in 1871 Colebrooke and the surrounding district had a population of 700: Grand Falls was incorporated as a town in 1890 and in 1904 it was a port of entry, a station on the Canadian Pacific Railway and a town with 15 stores, 3 hotels, 1 sawmill, 1 grist mill, 1 cheese factory, 1 butter factory, 3 churches and a population of 1000.

Latitude : 47° 3'

Longitude : 67° 44'

County : Victoria

Parish : Grand Falls

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Hennigar's Corner 1.26 90° E
McManus Siding 2.24 34° NE
Grand Falls Station 2.24 326° NW
Caldwell 3.13 54° NE
Gaudreau Park 3.71 0° N
Grand Falls Portage 3.92 199° SSW
Rapide de Femme 3.92 199° SSW
Parent 3.92 341° NNW
Mitchell Settlement 4.22 244° WSW
St-Michel 4.22 116° ESE
Colebrooke West 4.22 244° WSW
Côté 4.22 116° ESE
Drummond 4.22 116° ESE
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.