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Located 3.89 km W of Central Hampstead: Hampstead Parish, Queens County: settled by Irish immigrants about 1810: first called New Ireland: in 1866 New Ireland was a farming community with approximately 18 families: renamed Hibernia when the post office was established: PO Hibernia 1871-1953: in 1866 Hibernia was a farming settlement with approximately 20 families: in 1898 Hibernia had 1 post office, 1 store, 1 church and a population of 100: Hibernia is no longer a community as it was located within the area expropriated for CFB Gagetown.

Latitude : 45° 38'

Longitude : 66° 10'

County : Queens

Parish : Hampstead

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Little River 3.89 90° E
Central Hampstead 3.89 90° E
Kembles Manor 3.93 161° SSE
The Manor 3.93 161° SSE
Inchby 4.53 215° SW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.