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Located opposite the town of Nackawic, 2.26 km NE of Pokiok and 3.18 km SW of Nackawic: Dumfries Parish, York County: named for Howard "Hawk" Shaw, who operated a tannery here in the late 1800's: PO 1894-1970: in 1898 Hawkshaw was a farming and lumbering settlement with 1 post office, 1 store, 2 hotels, 1 tannery, 1 church and a population of 150.

Latitude : 45° 58'

Longitude : 67° 14'

County : York

Parish : Dumfries

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Pokiok Stream 1.29 270° W
Southampton 1.29 270° W
Otis 2.26 325° NW
Pokiok 2.26 215° SW
Lower Pokiok 2.26 215° SW
Barony 2.58 90° E
The Barony 2.58 90° E
Upper Queensbury 3.18 54° NE
Nackawick 3.18 54° NE
Cullerton 3.71 0° N
Lower Southampton 3.71 0° N
Shogomoc 3.87 270° W
Nackawic 3.93 341° NNW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.


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