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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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Toronto Star

Toronto Star
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:47:05 -0700

The following year, he moved to Richibucto, east of Moncton and near Northumberland Strait, and opened another Mekong Restaurant. “We lived next door, and every morning the school bus could pick the kids up outside the restaurant,” Huynh recalls.

CTV News

CTV News
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 07:06:36 -0700

Police say they are from the Bouctouche and Pigeon Hill areas. “There's one patient that was hospitalized, but it's not life-threatening,” says Sgt. Marco Papillon of the Richibucto RCMP. An RCMP reconstructionist travelled to the scene to investigate ...
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