Paquetville

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Paquetville
Village
Paquetville is located in New Brunswick
Location of Paquetville, New Brunswick
Coordinates: 47°40′08″N 65°05′57″W / 47.66889°N 65.09917°W / 47.66889; -65.09917Coordinates: 47°40′08″N 65°05′57″W / 47.66889°N 65.09917°W / 47.66889; -65.09917
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County Gloucester
Parish Paquetville
Established 1866
Village Status 1966
Electoral Districts   
Federal

Acadie—Bathurst
Provincial Centre-Péninsule-Saint-Sauveur
Government[1]
 • Type Village Council
 • Mayor André Gozzo
 • Councillors
Area[2]
 • Land 9.40 km2 (3.63 sq mi)
Population (2006)[2][3]
 • Total 642
 • Density 68.3/km2 (177/sq mi)
 • Change 2001-06 Decrease3.7%
 • Census Ranking 2,682 of 5,008
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Postal code(s) E8R
Area code(s) 506
Dwellings 290
Median Income* $34,040 CDN
Access Routes Route 135
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)
Paquetville church

Paquetville is a Canadian village in Gloucester County, New Brunswick.[4] It is located on the Acadian Peninsula, at the intersection of Route 340, Route 135 and Route 350. In 2006, Paquetville had a population of 642.

The village was founded by Monseigneur Paquet in 1873, who brought several parishioners with him from Shippagan.

The village is the home of Édith Butler, who sings the song "Paquetville".

Demographics[change | change source]

Population trend[5]

Census Population Change (%)
2006 642 Decrease3.7%
2001 667 Decrease8.8%
1996 731 Increase6.3%
1991 688 N/A

Mother tongue language (2006)[2]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 575 95.83%
Both English and French 15 2.50%
English only 10 1.67%
Other languages 0 0.00%

References[change | change source]

  1. Government of New Brunswick website: Paquetville
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Paquetville, New Brunswick
  3. Statistics Canada Population and dwelling counts, for Canada and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 and 2001 censuses - 100% data
  4. New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Paquetville
  5. Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Paquetville at Wikimedia Commons