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Located 7.97 km ESE of Oromocto and 6.36 km SE of Burton: Burton Parish, Sunbury County: James Shirley settled here about 1815: in 1866 Shirley Settlement was a farming community with approximately 14 resident families: PO 1879-1912: in 1904 Shirley Settlement had 1 post office, 1 church and a population of 60: Shirley Settlement is no longer a community as it was located within the area expropriated for CFB Gagetown.

Latitude : 45° 50'

Longitude : 66° 23'

County : Sunbury

Parish : Burton

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Gordon 3.18 126° SE
Greenfield Settlement 3.18 126° SE
Lower Burton 3.93 19° NNE
Babbitt 4.3 64° ENE
Goan 4.52 325° NW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.