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Place Names of New Brunswick: Where is Home? New Brunswick Communities Past and Present
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Located at the head of the Salmon River, 5.71 km NNW of
: first called Delhi: renamed Briggs Corner in 1860 to honour Ebenezer Briggs and Daniel Briggs who settled here in 1825: PO
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.
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Other communities within the vicinity of
Lower Salmon Creek
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.
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