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Located on the Salmon River, 1.85 km N of Coal Creek: Chipman Parish, Queens County: the location of the earliest coal mining in North America: PO 1846-1916: in 1866 Coal Mines was a farming and mining community with approximately 22 resident families: in 1871 the community and the surrounding district had a population of about 300: in 1898 Coal Mines had 1 post office and a population of 50.

Latitude : 46° 7'

Longitude : 65° 56'

County : Queens

Parish : Chipman

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Other communities within the vicinity of    

CommunityDistance (Kilometers)Bearing
Camp Wegesegum 1.85 0° N
Salmon River 1.85 180° S
Vance Landing 2.26 325° NW
Kings Mines 3.17 54° NE
Upper Coal Creek 3.71 180° S
Coal Creek 4.28 116° ESE
Kingscroft 4.28 296° WNW
Midland 4.28 296° WNW
Pennlyn 4.28 116° ESE
Iron Bound Cove 4.51 325° NW
* Distances and bearings were calculated by using the latitude and longitude of the community.