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Located at the head of the Salmon River, 5.71 km NNW of Chipman: Chipman Parish, Queens County: first called Delhi: renamed Briggs Corner in 1860 to honour Ebenezer Briggs and Daniel Briggs who settled here in 1825: PO Briggs Corner 1860-1936: in 1866 Briggs Corner was a farming community with approximately 50 resident families including the families of Ebenezer Briggs, Hiram Briggs, John Briggs and William Briggs: in 1871 Briggs Corner and surrounding district had a population of 500: in 1898 Briggs Corner had 1 post office, 1 store, 1 sawmill and a population of 100.

Latitude : 46° 13'

Longitude : 65° 54'

County : Queens

Parish : Chipman

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Lower Salmon Creek 2.25 215° SW
Gaspereaux 4.27 64° ENE
Gaspereau Forks 4.27 64° ENE
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.


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