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Located on E side of the St. John River, 4.26 km ENE of Florenceville: Kent Parish, Carleton County: first known as Shikatehawk after the name of a nearby stream: William Francis Ganong identified the name Shikatehawk as a derivitive of the Maliseet word Shigateehawg': PO 1866-1878: in 1866 Shikatehawk was a farming settlement with about 20 families: in 1871 it had a population of 150: renamed Bristol for the city of Bristol in England: PO Bristol from 1878: in 1898 Bristol was a station on the Canadian Pacific Railway and a community with 1 post office, 6 stores, 2 hotels, 1 sawmill, 1 grist mill, 1 carding mill, 1 woodworking factory, 1 church and a population of 300: included Kent Station: Bristol was incorporated as a village in 1966. It amalgamated with the adjacent village of Florenceville in 2008 to form Florenceville-Bristol.

Latitude : 46° 28'

Longitude : 67° 35'

County : Carleton

Parish : Kent

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Chester 1.85 0° N
Wicklow 2.25 325° NW
Egypt 2.55 90° E
Fielding 2.55 90° E
Lockharts Mill 3.16 54° NE
Florenceville 4.26 244° WSW
Buttermilk Creek 4.26 244° WSW
Martins Crossing 4.5 35° NE
East Florenceville 4.5 215° SW
Florenceville East 4.5 215° SW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.