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Located on the Kennebecasis River, 3.71 km N of Lakeside and 6.75 km WSW of Passekeag: Hampton Parish, Kings County: PO Hampton from 1831: in 1866 Hampton was a farming community with about 70 families: in 1871 Hampton had a population of 250: in 1904 Hampton was a summer resort and a settlement with 1 post office, 3 stores, 3 hotels, 1 match factory, 1 saw and grist mill, 3 churches and a population of 800: included the community of Hampton Ferry: PO Hampton Ferry 1852-c1885: in 1871 Hampton Ferry had a population of 150: included the settlement of Ossekeag: PO 1859-1916: William Francis Ganong identified the Mi'kmaq name for Ossekeag as Pesken'kick or "marshy brook": in 1866 Ossekeag was a farming community with approximately 46 families: in 1871 Ossekeag had a population of 300: in 1904 it was a station on the Intercolonial Railway, a junction on the Hampton and St. Martins Railway and a settlement with 1 post office, 7 stores, 1 hotel, 1 machine shop, 4 churches and a population of 500: included the community of Hampton Station: PO Hampton Station 1916-1969: included Woodpecker Hall, which was named by settlers for an estate in Ireland: formerly called Nasons Vale for Simon Nason, a settler in the area: in 1866 Woodpecker Hall was a farming community with about 21 families: became part of Hampton Station and then Hampton: Hampton was incorporated as a village in 1966 and later became a town.

Latitude : 45° 32'

Longitude : 65° 51'

County : Kings

Parish : Hampton

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Pikwaket Mountain 1.3 270° W
Warneford 1.3 270° W
Hampton Station 1.3 90° E
Lower Norton 1.3 270° W
Yankee Shore 1.3 270° W
Nasons Vale 3.19 126° SE
Woodpecker Hall 3.19 126° SE
Lakeside 3.71 180° S
Grooms Cove 3.71 180° S
Darlings Island 4.53 215° SW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.