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Located 6.78 km WSW of DeWolfe: Saint James Parish, Charlotte County: settled in 1803 by immigrants from County Sutherlandshire, Scotland: named for huge basswood trees formerly found on the ridge: PO 1854-1932: in 1866 Basswood Ridge was a small farming community with 25 resident families: in 1871 it had a population of 150: in 1898 Basswood Ridge had 1 post office and a population of 100: also called Hayman Hill.

Latitude : 45° 19'

Longitude : 67° 22'

County : Charlotte

Parish : Saint James

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Robinson District 1.3 90° E
Oak Hill 3.2 55° NE
Gleason Settlement 3.91 270° W
Gleason Road 3.91 270° W
Chiputneticook Ridge 4.53 215° SW
Scotch Ridge 4.53 215° SW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.