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Located 6.71 km ESE of Colpitts Settlement
and 6.71 km ESE of Coverdale
: Coverdale Parish
, Albert County
: PO 1858-1969: in 1866 Turtle Creek was a farming community with approximately 35 families: Robert Mitton and Peter Jonah were mill owners here: in 1871 it had a population of 150: in 1898 Turtle Creek was a station on the Salisbury and Hillsborough Railway and had 1 post office and a population of 100: formerly called Fourche à Crapaud
by Acadian settlers. The milling of grain and maple sugar production go back to the Acadian settlement of the area. Lewis Steeves, one of the original seven Steeves brothers, was the first post-Acadian settler and later on the site of his farm was built the first frame house in the vicinity. In the late 1860s the predominant surnames were Berry, Fillmore, Geldart, Jonah, Kelly, Leeman, Lutes, Mitten, Ricker, and Steeves.
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