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Located on the Chaleur Bay near Jacquet River, 2.49 km E of Durham Centre
: Durham Parish
, Restigouche County
: William Francis Ganong identified the Mi'kmaq name for Jacquet River as Pogum'kik or Pokum'kee: the French in the 17th century called the river Plauganic
: 1866 Jacquet River was a farming and lumbering community with approximately 30 resident families, including 5 Firlotte families: PO from 1885: in 1898 Jacquet River had 1 post office, 1 store, 1 hotel, 1 sawmill, 1 church and a population of 200: included Durhamville: PO 1892-1898: in 1898 Durhamville was a farming community with 1 post office, 1 store, 2 hotels, 1 church and a population of 150: Jacquet River was incorporated as a village in 1966 and later became part of the village of Belledune in 1994.
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