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Located on W side of the Petitcodiac River, 2.26 km NW of Surrey: Hillsborough Parish, Albert County: formerly called German Village for Henry Steeves and a group of German settlers who arrived in 1765 from Pennsylvania: renamed with the creation of the post office: PO Hillsborough from 1840: in 1866 Hillsborough was a community with approximately 167 families: Richard E. Steeves was postmaster and David Wallace was a mill owner: the Albert Mining Company was located nearby: in 1871 Hillsborough had a population of 900: in 1898 Hillsborough was a seaport, a port of entry and a settlement on the Salisbury and Hillsborough Railway with 1 post office, 8 stores, 2 hotels, 1 tannery, 1 carriage factory, nearby gypsum mines and a population of 700: Hillsborough was incorporated as a village in 1966.

Latitude : 45° 56'

Longitude : 64° 39'

County : Albert

Parish : Hillsborough

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Lower Hillsborough 2.26 145° SE
Centreville 2.26 145° SE
Surrey 2.26 145° SE
Weldon 2.26 325° NW
Wellington 2.26 325° NW
Pierre à Michel 2.58 90° E
Belliveau-Village 2.58 90° E
Boudreau-Village 3.18 126° SE
Gautreau Village 3.71 0° N
Salem Station 3.87 270° W
Steevescote 3.87 270° W
Edgetts Landing 3.93 161° SSE
Pré-d'en-Haut 3.93 19° NNE
Salem 4.29 244° WSW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.