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Located on S side of the Cocagne River, 3.92 km SSE of Breau-Village, on the road to Shediac Bridge: Dundas Parish, Kent County: settled by Acadians and English: probably named for the Cocagne river, William Francis Ganong identified the Mi'kmaq name as Wijulmacadie, referring to a plant found along the river: PO from 1837: in 1866 Cocagne was a farming community with about 65 families: in 1871 the community and surrounding district had a population of 900: in 1898 Cocagne was a sub-port of entry with 1 post office, 4 stores, 2 hotels, 1 cheese factory, 2 churches and a population of 250.

Latitude : 46° 20'

Longitude : 64° 37'

County : Kent

Parish : Dundas

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Côte-d'Or 1.85 0° N
South Side of Cocagne River 2.25 215° SW
Cocagne River 2.25 215° SW
Cocagne-Sud 2.25 215° SW
Saint-Marcel 3.16 126° SE
Whites Settlement 3.16 234° SW
Breau-Village 3.92 341° NNW
Cap-de-Cocagne 4.27 64° ENE
Cocagne Cape 4.27 64° ENE
Cocagne Shore 4.27 64° ENE
Saint-Martin-de-Kent 4.27 296° WNW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.