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Located on S side of Richibucto River, 4.5 km NW of West Branch, on the road to Mundleville: Weldford Parish, Kent County: PO Bass River 1867-1875: PO Main River 1875-1877 and 1883-1956: in 1898 Main River was a farming and lumbering settlement with 1 post office, 1 church and a population of about 200: became part of Lower Main River: the Richibucto River was frequently called Main River.

Latitude : 46° 34'

Longitude : 64° 59'

County : Kent

Parish : Weldford

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Big Cove 1.85 0° N
Elsipogtog First Nation 2.25 326° NW
Bass River Point 4.25 244° WSW
St. Nicholas River 4.5 145° SE
West Branch 4.5 145° SE
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.