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Kars Parish, New Brunswick

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Country  Canada
Established  1859
Population  407 (2011)
County  Kings County
Time zone  AST (UTC-4)
Province  New Brunswick
Kars Parish, New Brunswick

Kars Parish is a Canadian parish in Kings County, New Brunswick.

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History

Kars Parish erected in 1859 from Kingston Parish: named for the 1855 Siege of Kars in eastern Turkey during the Crimean War.

Delineation

Kars Parish is defined in the Territorial Division Act as being bounded:

West by the Saint John River; east by the eastern side lines of lots number ten, granted to Richard B. Squires, number one, granted to William McDonald, and number seven, granted to James Peters; and south by Belleisle Bay, including the islands at the mouth of Belleisle Bay.

Governance

The entire parish forms the local service district of the parish of Kars, established in 1968 to assess for fire protection. Recreational facilities were added in 2001 and non-fire related rescue in 2012. First aid and ambulance services (1972—2001) and community services (1986—2001) were formerly included.

Communities

Parish population total does not include incorporated municipalities (in bold):

Downeyville, New Brunswick Tooleton, New Brunswick Palmer Settlement or Palmer Point Jones Settlement or Jones Corner Paddock

Bodies of water & Islands

This is a list of rivers, lakes, streams, creeks, marshes and Islands that are at least partially in this parish

  • Hog Island
  • Other Islands: Pig Island, Ghost Island

    Main Water Sources: Belleisle Bay, Saint John River

    Coves: Tennants Cove, Jenkins Cove, Urquharts Cove, Earle Cove

    Access Routes

    Highways and numbered routes that run through the parish, including external routes that start or finish at the parish limits:

    References

    Kars Parish, New Brunswick Wikipedia


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