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Located on the Kennebecasis Bay, 2.27 km NE of Renforth and 3.71 km S of Fairvale: Rothesay Parish, Kings County: named for the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Saxony, Cornwall and Rothesay, later King EdwardVII, who visited New Brunswick in 1860 and sailed to the city of Fredericton from a Rothesay wharf: PO Kennebeccasis Bay 1853-1859: PO Rothesay from 1866 with Miss S.E. Davidson as first postmaster: in 1866 Rothesay was a farming community with 15 families: in 1871 it had a population of 150: in 1898 Rothesay was a station on the Intercolonial Railway and a settlement with 1 post office, 2 stores, 1 hotel, a private school for boys, Netherwood School for girls, 5 churches and a population of 520: included Church Road: in 1866 Church Road was a farming community with about 7 families: also included Fairfield: in 1866 Fairfield was a farming community with approximately 30 resident families: PO Kennebecasis Island 1897-1937: Rothesay was incorporated as a village in 1921 and as a town in 1956.

Latitude : 45° 23'

Longitude : 66° 0'

County : Kings

Parish : Rothesay

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CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Roberts Wharf 1.3 90° E
Riverside 1.85 180° S
Riverside Beach 1.85 180° S
Kingshurst 1.85 180° S
East Riverside-Kingshurst 1.85 180° S
Applebys Wharf 1.85 180° S
Burton Brae 2.27 215° SW
Chalet 2.27 215° SW
Poverty Hill 2.27 215° SW
Renforth 2.27 215° SW
The Chalet 2.27 215° SW
Golden Grove 3.2 125° SE
Marks Settlement 3.2 125° SE
Hillhurst 3.71 0° N
Fairleigh 3.71 0° N
Fairvale 3.71 0° N
Rosedale 3.71 0° N
Ritchie Lake 3.93 19° NNE
Torryburn 3.93 199° SSW
Ash Point 3.93 341° NNW
Gondola Point Road 4.53 35° NE
Lakefield 4.53 35° NE
Lakefield Road 4.53 35° NE
Wetmore's 4.53 35° NE
Quispamsis 4.53 35° NE
Stoneycroft 4.53 35° NE
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.


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