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Located on the Canaan River, 5.35 km NE of Cherryvale, on the road from Canaan Forks to Canaan Road: Brunswick Parish, Queens County: settled c1792 by Baptist families from the St. John River valley: named for the biblical place of Canaan: PO 1848-1912: in 1866 New Canaan was a farming and lumbering settlement with 18 families including 4 Thorne families: in 1871 New Canaan had a population of 150: in 1898 New Canaan had 1 post office, 1 store and a population of 75: included Corey: PO Corey 1905-1922.

Latitude : 46° 5'

Longitude : 65° 26'

County : Queens

Parish : Brunswick

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