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Located on the Kennebecasis River, 7.53 km N of Bloomfield Ridge
: Norton Parish
, Kings County
: included the community of Finger Board, where the roads from Fredericton
joined: PO Finger Board
1840-1869: in 1866 Fingerboard was a farming settlement with about 132 resident families: PO Norton
from 1849: in 1866 Norton was a farming settlement with about 48 resident families: in 1871 it was a station on the European and North American Railway and had a population of 100: in 1904 Norton was a station on the Intercolonial Railway and a terminus of the Central Railway with 1 post office, 5 stores, 3 hotels, 1 sawmill, 1 grist mill, 1 cheese factory, 4 churches and a population of 400: included the community of Norton Station: PO 1869-1900: in 1871 Norton Station had a population of 200: in 1898 Norton Station was a station on the Intercolonial Railway and a settlement on the Kennebecasis River with 1 post office, 2 stores, 1 hotel, 1 sawmill, 1 tannery and a population of 175: included the community of Raymond: PO 1900-1903 with John Raymond as postmaster: included Peekaboo Corner, located 2.26 km NW of Norton: included Mercer Settlement
: PO 1897-1918: and the community of Southfield Road
: Norton was incorporated as a village in 1966.
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