Queens County, New Brunswick

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Queens
Location within New Brunswick.
Location within New Brunswick.
Country Canada
Province New Brunswick
Established1785
Shire townGagetown
Area
 • Land3,686.05 km2 (1,423.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total10,472
 • Density2.8/km2 (7/sq mi)
 • Change
2011–2016
Decrease 5.5%
 • Dwellings
7,289
Time zoneUTC−4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (ADT)
Area code(s)506

Queens County (2016 population 10,472[1]) is located in central New Brunswick, Canada. The county shire town is the village of Gagetown.

Geography[edit]

The county's geography is dominated by the Saint John River and Grand Lake. Coal mining is a major industry in the Minto area. Forestry and mixed farming dominate the rest of the county. The CFB Gagetown military training area takes in a large portion of the western part of the county.

Census subdivisions[edit]

Communities[edit]

There are four municipalities within Queens County (listed by 2016 population):[2]

Official Name Designation Area km2 Population Parish
Minto Village 31.68 2,305 Canning
Chipman Village 19.02 1,104 Chipman
Gagetown Village 49.47 711 Gagetown
Cambridge-Narrows Village 107.19 562 Cambridge
  • Part of Minto lies within Sunbury County, but since most of it is in Queens County, Statistics Canada considers it as part of Queens.

Parishes[edit]

The county is subdivided into ten parishes (listed by 2016 population):[2]

Official Name Area km2 Population Municipalities Unincorporated communities
Canning 174.38 924 Minto (village) Back Road / Canning / Clarks Corners / Douglas Harbour / Flowers Cove / Lake Road /
Maquapit Lake / Newcastle Center / Newcastle Centre / Newcastle Creek / Princess Park /
Scotchtown / Sunnyside Beach / Sypher Cove / Upper Gagetown / Wuhr's Beach Road
Chipman 483.44 913 Chipman (village) Briggs Corner / Bronson / Bronson Settlement / Camp Wegesegum / Castaway / Coal Creek /
Dufferin / Fowlers Corner / Gaspereau Forks / Harley Road / Iron Bound Cove / Kings Mines /
Leckey Road / Midland / Redbank / Salmon Creek / Salmon River / The Ridge / Upper Gaspereau
Waterborough 445.55 847 Cox Point / Cumberland Bay / Cumberland Point / Grant Settlement / Mill Cove /
New Dominion Road / Pangburn / Rees / The Range / Union Settlement / Waterborough /
Youngs Cove
Petersville 590.14 681 Bayard / Blagdon / Clarendon / Enniskillen / Fowlers Corners / Petersville / Welsford / Wirral /
Wirral Station / Wirral-Enniskillen
Cambridge 113.65 647 Cambridge-Narrows Cherry Hill / Jemseg / Lower Cambridge / Lower Jemseg / Robertson Point / Scovil / Whites Cove
Johnston 359.32 560 Annidale / Bagdad / Canaan Rapids / Chambres Corner / Codys / Coles Island / Highfield /
Johnston / Long Creek / Partridge Valley / Phillipstown / Salmon Creek / Smith Corner /
Thornetown / Washademoak / Waterloo Corner / Youngs Cove Road
Wickham 160.34 427 Bald Hill / Belyeas Cove / Big Cove / Carpenter / Crafts Cove / Henderson Settlement /
London Settlement / MacDonalds Point / Shannon / Wickham
Gagetown 234.88 311 Gagetown (village) Coytown / Mill Road / Upper Gagetown
Hampstead 212.56 277 Central Hampstead / Elm Hill / Hampstead / McAlpines / Pleasant Villa / Quarries / Queenstown
Brunswick 704.43 203 Alward / Brookvale / Brunswick / Canaan Forks / Cherryvale / Forks Stream / Hunters Home /
New Canaan

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Canada census – Queens County, New Brunswick community profile
2016 2011 2006
Population: 10,472 (−5.5% from 2011) 11,086 (−5.3% from 2006) 11,708 (−1.3% from 2001)
Land area: 3,686.05 km2 (1,423.19 sq mi) 3,681.98 km2 (1,421.62 sq mi) 3,681.53 km2 (1,421.45 sq mi)
Population density: 2.8/km2 (7.3/sq mi) 3.0/km2 (7.8/sq mi) 3.2/km2 (8.3/sq mi)
Median age: 54.4 (M: 54.2, F: 54.6) 51.3 (M: 51.0, F: 51.7) 48.1 (M: 47.5, F: 48.7)
Total private dwellings: 7,289 7,337 7,238
Median household income: $48,539 $45,555 $37,621
References: 2016[2] 2011[3] 2006[4] earlier[5]
Historical Census Data - Queens County, New Brunswick
YearPop.±%
1991 12,519—    
1996 12,470−0.4%
YearPop.±%
2001 11,862−4.9%
2006 11,708−1.3%
YearPop.±%
2011 11,086−5.3%
2016 10,472−5.5%
[6][7][1]

Language[edit]

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Queens County, New Brunswick[6][7][1]
Census Total
English
French
English & French
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
10,290
9,655 93.8% 445 4.3% 40 Steady 0.4% 150 1.5%
2011
10,865
10,195 Decrease 2.9% 93.83% 500 Decrease 18.0% 4.60% 40 Decrease 27.3% 0.37% 130 Decrease 56.7% 1.20%
2006
11,460
10,495 Decrease 3.4% 91.58% 610 Increase 17.3% 5.32% 55 Increase 37.5% 0.48% 300 Increase 46.3% 2.62%
2001
11,635
10,870 Decrease 4.7% 93.43% 520 Decrease 23.0% 4.47% 40 Steady 0.0% 0.34% 205 Increase 57.7% 1.76%
1996
12,255
11,410 n/a 93.10% 675 n/a 5.51% 40 n/a 0.37% 130 n/a 1.01%

Transportation[edit]

Major Highways[edit]

Protected areas and attractions[edit]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Census Profile, 2016 Census Queens, County [Census division], New Brunswick". Statistics Canada. Retrieved September 26, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  3. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-05-02.
  4. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-05-02.
  5. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  6. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  7. ^ a b 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Queens County, New Brunswick

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Coordinates: 45°50′N 66°00′W / 45.833°N 66.000°W / 45.833; -66.000