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Richibucto
Town
St. Louis de Gonzague Roman Catholic Church is a notable Richibucto landmark
St. Louis de Gonzague Roman Catholic Church is a notable Richibucto landmark
Richibucto is located in New Brunswick
Richibucto
Richibucto
Location of Richibucto in New Brunswick
Coordinates: 46°40′19″N 64°52′07″W / 46.67198°N 64.86852°W / 46.67198; -64.86852
Country Canada
Province New Brunswick
County Kent County
Founded Early 1800s
Government
 • Type Town Council
 • Mayor Roger Doiron
Area
 • Total 11.83 km2 (4.57 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,286
 • Density 108.7/km2 (282/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Canadian Postal code E4W
Area code(s) 506
Website http://www.richibucto.org

Richibucto is a town in Kent County, New Brunswick, Canada.[1]

Geography[edit]

The town is situated on the Richibucto River where it discharges into the Northumberland Strait.

History[edit]

Richibucto had been the location of an annual Mi'kmaq summer coastal community prior to European settlement.[2] The town takes its name from a Mi'kmaq term meaning "river of fire".[3] It is believed the term was mispronounced, or misunderstood from the Mi'kmaq language.

Present day[edit]

The downtown area, situated on the mouth of the river, has commercial fishing wharves, several restaurants, and local stores. The economy is dominated by lobster and deep sea fishing.

Demographics[edit]

Attractions[edit]

  • St. Louis de Gonzague Roman Catholic Church was completed in 1965. Designed by Belanger and Roy of Moncton, it was inspired by the designs of the Spanish architect, Félix Candela.[6]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richibucto Town Website
  2. ^ "Micmac Locations". Micmac Tribe. Access Genealogy. Retrieved 27 May 2014. 
  3. ^ History of Richibucto
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  5. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011 census
  6. ^ John Leroux, Building New Brunswick: An Architectural History, Goose Lane, 2008, p. 216-219

Coordinates: 46°41′N 64°52′W / 46.683°N 64.867°W / 46.683; -64.867 (Richibucto)



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Fri, 08 May 2015 08:11:15 -0700

RICHIBUCTO, N.B. -- The Canadian Red Cross says a family of five has been temporarily displaced after a fire early today extensively damaged a house they were renting in Richibucto, N.B.. The Red Cross assisted the couple and their three children with ...

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Fri, 22 May 2015 04:48:45 -0700

A Richibucto Road man has been charged with three counts of arson following a series of fires that destroyed camps near Plaster Rock in 2009. Trevor Moulton, 42, appeared in Miramichi Provincial Court on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to the charges, ...

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Fri, 08 May 2015 09:07:30 -0700

RICHIBUCTO – Une famille de cinq personnes a été relogée tôt vendredi matin à la suite de l'incendie qui a endommagé lourdement une résidence de Richibucto. La Croix-Rouge a prêté assistance à un couple et leurs trois enfants, en leur offrant des ...

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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:37:30 -0700

Joey Caissie, of Richibucto-Village, has donated 27 acres of important habitat along the South Richibucto Beach to the Nature Conservancy of Canada. The sand dunes are a breeding ground for the nationally endangered piping plover, black and wood ...
 
CBC.ca
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 17:18:45 -0800

A Richibucto Village man is facing a bill from NB Power for hundreds of dollars after a tree he cut fell on power lines. Henri Richard refuses to pay the bill, saying he repeatedly called the company to say the tree was a problem. “Month after month ...

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CBC.ca
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:47:22 -0800

The RCMP are investigating after a man's frozen body was found outside his home in Pointe-des-Georges on New Year's Day. The 47-year-old victim was discovered in his front yard by family members shortly before 3 p.m., said Cpl. Daniel Melanson.

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:18:05 -0700

A single-vehicle crash on Route 10 in Richibucto Road has claimed the life of a 22-year-old woman from Noonan, New Brunswick. The crash occurred at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday when a vehicle lost control and crashed into the ditch to avoid colliding with a ...

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CBC.ca
Fri, 08 May 2015 12:18:45 -0700

"In the Richibucto area, there is not even an old historic well that had been decommissioned, so it represents complete baseline," said Loomer. "In the Sussex area, there has been, and there does exist, some producing oil wells and some natural gas ...
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