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Located 3.71 km S of Beresford, on the road to Bathurst: Beresford Parish and Bathurst Parish, Gloucester County: William Francis Ganong identified the Mi'kmaq name for Peters River as Adweeganeech': probably named for Peter Hagerty an early settler: in 1866 Peters River was a farming community of approximately 6 families: in 1871 it had a population of 50: PO 1912-1920: Peters River became part of Beresford.

Latitude : 47° 40'

Longitude : 65° 42'

County : Gloucester

Parish : Beresford

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Somerset Vale 1.85 180° S
Vallée-Lourdes 1.85 180° S
Tetagouche Hill 2.24 146° SE
Scotch Settlement 3.11 307° NW
Chaleur Beach 3.11 53° NE
Dunlop 3.11 307° NW
Beresford 3.71 0° N
Sainte-Anne 3.91 199° SSW
Cross Roads 3.91 161° SSE
Youghall 5 90° E
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.


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