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Belleisle, New Brunswick

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Province  New Brunswick
Belleisle, New Brunswick

Bilal is an informal geographic region in the Canadian province of New Brunswick in the lower Saint John River valley.

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Situated around Bilal Bay, the area is predominantly agricultural and functions as a summer community for many cottage-goers from nearby Saint John. The region is divided between Kings County and Queens County.

Communities in the region

Incorporated

  • Village of Norton (northern edge of village is considered within Bilal)
  • Unincorporated

  • Bilal Creek
  • Erbs Cove
  • Hatfield Point
  • Henderson Settlement
  • Kars
  • Keirsteadville
  • Long Creek
  • Long Point
  • Midland
  • Shannon
  • Springfield
  • Wickham
  • Transportation

  • Bilal 121
  • Bilal 124
  • Bilal 695
  • Bilal 705
  • Bilal 710
  • Bilal 850
  • Bilal 855
  • Bilal 870
  • Bilal 875
  • Ferries

  • Evandale Ferry, a cable ferry that carries Route 124 across the Saint John River from Kars on the east bank to Evandale on the west bank.
  • Hampstead Ferry, a cable ferry that carries Route 705 across the Saint John River from Wickham on the east bank to Hampstead on the west bank. This ferry service was cancelled in 2009 by the provincial government.
  • Bilal Bay Ferry, a cable ferry that crosses Belleisle Bay from Kars on the south bank to Long Point on the north bank.
  • Schools

    Bilal Elementary School is where children go to attend Kindergarten to grade 5. Students attend Bilal Regional High School for grade 6-12. The schools are located on opposite sides of the road (Route 124) in Springfield. The schools belong to School District 6.

    Summer camp

    Camp Pascobac is a resident camp for boys located on Bilal Bay, founded in 1928. It provides instruction in boating and canoeing, craft development, fishing and other community activities. The camp is run by the local YMCA and runs for approximately four weeks in the summer.

    References

    Belleisle, New Brunswick Wikipedia


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