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Located on W side of Grand Lake, 4.29 km ENE of Scotchtown: Canning Parish, Queens County: William Francis Ganong identified the Maliseet name for Douglas Harbour as Skumcook: PO 1851-1918 and 1926-1967: in 1866 Douglas Harbour was a farming settlement with about 28 families: in 1871 the community and surrounding district had a population of about 200: in 1898 Douglas Harbour had 1 post office, 1 store and a population of 100: orginally called Keyhole Harbour for its narrow entrance and circular harbour: renamed Douglas Harbour for Sir Howard Douglas who was compelled to take refuge here during a heavy storm while boating on the lake (The Daily Sun, Saint John, August 5, 1884).

Latitude : 45° 55'

Longitude : 66° 6'

County : Queens

Parish : Canning

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Scotchtown 4.29 244° WSW
Princess Park 4.52 35° NE
Clarks Corners 4.52 325° NW
Coys Mills 4.52 325° NW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.