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Located on E side of the St. John River across from Upper Wicklow, 6.31 km NW of Bath: Kent Parish, Carleton County: first called Bumfrau: PO Bumfrau 1877-1893: renamed Beechwood in 1893: PO Beechwood 1893-1947: in 1898 Beechwood was a flag station on the Canadian Pacific Railway and a settlement with 1 post office, 1 store, 1 sawmill, 3 churches and a population of 250: Beechwood is the site of a major hydro-electric development.

Latitude : 46° 33'

Longitude : 67° 40'

County : Carleton

Parish : Kent

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Bubar 2.25 215° SW
Summerfield 2.25 215° SW
Upper Wicklow 2.25 145° SE
Piercemont 3.15 54° NE
Tweedie 3.71 180° S
Tarrtown 3.83 90° E
Upper Kent 4.25 296° WNW
Brown 4.25 296° WNW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.