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Located on N side of the Miramichi River, 1.26 km W of Chatham Head and 8.45 km WSW of Chatham: Newcastle Parish, Northumberland County: the name may be linked to Newcastle, England: PO from 1823: in 1871 Newcastle had a population of about 1,500: in 1898 Newcastle was a seaport, a port of entry, terminus of the Intercolonial Railway and a town with about 75 stores, 1 post office, 3 hotels, 2 foundries, 3 steam sawmills, 1 spool factory, 2 sash and door factories, planing mills, 1 machine shop, 1 quarry, 2 carriage factories, 1 printing shop, 6 churches and a population of 3,000: included Northwest Bridge, located 3 km S of Newcastle: PO 1861-1968: in 1898 Northwest Bridge was lumbering and farming community with 1 post office, 1 store, 1 sawmill and a population of 300: Newcastle was incorporated as a town in 1899 and later became part of the city of Miramichi.

Latitude : 47° 0'

Longitude : 65° 34'

County : Northumberland

Parish : Newcastle

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Chatham Head 1.26 90° E
Sargent 1.26 90° E
Mill Cove 2.24 34° NE
Cross Roads 2.24 326° NW
French Fort Cove 2.24 34° NE
Nordin 3.14 54° NE
Lower Chatham Head 3.14 54° NE
Rosebank 3.14 54° NE
Beaubears Island 3.71 180° S
South Nelson Road 3.71 180° S
Nelson 3.92 161° SSE
Bridgetown 3.92 199° SSW
Ivory Road 3.92 161° SSE
South Nelson 3.92 161° SSE
Northwest Bridge 3.92 199° SSW
Nelson-Miramichi 3.92 161° SSE
Bushville 4.22 64° ENE
Craigville 4.49 146° SE
Jones Crossing 4.49 214° SW
Derby Junction 4.49 214° SW
Oxford Cove 4.49 214° SW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.


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