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Located on S side of the Miramichi River, 7.32 km ENE of Chatham: Chatham Parish, Northumberland County: first known as Black Brook for John Black, who settled here about 1780: PO Black Brook 1861-1895: in 1866 Black Brook was a farming and lumbering settlement with approximately 44 resident families, including 8 Loggie families: Robert Loggie emigrated from Scotland and settled in this area in 1790: three of his brothers, Andrew Loggie, Robert Loggie and Frank Loggie, became prominent businessmen: in 1871 the settlement had a population of 300: renamed Loggieville in 1895: PO Loggieville from 1895 with Andrew Loggie as first postmaster: in 1898 Loggieville was the deep water terminus of the Canada Eastern Railway and a farming, fishing and manufacturing community with 1 post office, 4 stores, 1 hotel, 1 grist mill, 1 carding mill, 1 canning factory, large freezers, 2 sawmills, 2 churches and a population of 400: in 1898 Loggieville was the largest fresh fish exporting concern in Canada: Loggieville was incorporated as a village in 1966 and later became part of the city of Miramichi.

Latitude : 47° 4'

Longitude : 65° 23'

County : Northumberland

Parish : Chatham

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* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.