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10 Interesting Facts About Campbellton

Facts About Campbellton

  • Campbellton is also a retail and service centre for Restigouche County.
  • The area around the site of the present city was settled by French people circa 1700 with a trading post based upon fishing and fur trading with the Mi’gmaq.
  • In 2017, Campbellton celebrated the 50th Anniversaries of both the Salmon Festival as well as its Centennial Library.
  • The City of Campbellton is the administrative centre of Restigouche County.
  • Campbellton was officially incorporated in 1889 and achieved city status in 1958.
  • The Estimated Population of Campbellton is 6,883.
  • Campbellton was settled by the Scottish including surrounding area like Balmoral, Glencoe, and Glenlevit.
  • Campbellton was the site of a small skirmish on September 26, 1864, during the waning days of the Civil War.
  • Campbellton’s city limits were expanded in 1979 when the Richardsville area became part of the City.
  • Campbellton is a city in Restigouche County, New Brunswick, Canada.

 

Facts About Campbellton
Facts About Campbellton

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