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Located 3.71 km N of Nauwigewauk and 10.63 km NNE of Quispamsis: Rothesay Parish, Kings County: William Francis Ganong identified the Maliseet name for the Hammond River as Nuhwig'ewauk: named for Sir Andrew Snape Hamond (1738-1828), lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia from 1780-1782 and a land owner in area: included the community of Jubilee: PO Hammond River 1915-1939: in 1866 Hammond River was a farming community with approximately 52 resident families: in 1871 the community and surrounding district had a population of 300: in 1898 Hammond River had 1 post office, 2 stores, 1 tannery, 1 cheese factory, 1 church and a population of 100: Hammond River is now within the town of Quispamsis.

Latitude : 45° 30'

Longitude : 65° 54'

County : Kings

Parish : Rothesay

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Darlings Island 1.3 90° E
Nauwigewauk 3.71 180° S
Scribner 3.9 270° W
Grooms Cove 3.9 90° E
Lakeside 3.9 90° E
Jubilee 3.93 199° SSW
Perry Point 4.32 245° WSW
Bonney Road 4.32 115° ESE
Pikwaket Mountain 4.53 35° NE
Warneford 4.53 35° NE
Yankee Shore 4.53 35° NE
Lower Norton 4.53 35° NE
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.


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