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Located on W side of the St. John River, 5.36 km NW of Lower Prince William: Prince William Parish, York County: included Rosborough Settlement: PO Prince William from 1845: in 1866 Prince William was a farming community with approximately 50 resident families, including 5 Rosborough families: in 1871 it had a population of 200: in 1898 Prince William had 1 post office, 2 stores, 1 cheese factory, 1 church and a population of 200.

Latitude : 45° 55'

Longitude : 67° 3'

County : York

Parish : Prince William

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Bear Island 1.29 90° E
Upper Bear Island 2.26 325° NW
Rosborough Settlement 3.18 234° SW
Pokiok Settlement 4.52 215° SW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.