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Located on W side of the St. John River, 9.21 km ENE of Benton and 6.5 km SE of the former Maliseet village of Medogteg: during the 17th century the French called the area Medoctet: Canterbury Parish, York County: included the settlement of Eel River: PO Eel River c1847-1855: PO Canterbury 1860-1896: in 1866 Canterbury was a farming community with approximately 73 families, including 17 Dow and 7 Grant families: PO Meductic from 1896: in 1898 Meductic (or Lake Canterbury) was a farming settlement with 1 post office, 4 stores, 2 hotels, 1 grist mill, 2 churches and a population of 300: also called Front Canterbury: Meductic was incorporated as a village in 1966.

Latitude : 46° 0'

Longitude : 67° 29'

County : York

Parish : Canterbury

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Upper Southampton 1.29 270° W
Dufferin River 1.29 270° W
Green Bush 1.29 270° W
Dufferin 1.29 270° W
Eel River 1.29 270° W
Riceville 2.58 270° W
Grand View 3.93 161° SSE
Springfield 4.29 244° WSW
Hay Settlement 4.29 296° WNW
Hillman 4.29 296° WNW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.