Victoria County, New Brunswick

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Victoria
Location within New Brunswick.
Location within New Brunswick.
Country Canada
Province New Brunswick
Established1844
Shire townPerth-Andover
Area
 • Land5,505.56 km2 (2,125.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total18,617
 • Density3.4/km2 (9/sq mi)
 • Change
2011-2016
Decrease 6.5%
 • Dwellings
9,178
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (ADT)
Area code(s)506
Map of municipal government units in Victoria County.

Victoria County (2016 population 18,617[1]) is located in northwestern New Brunswick, Canada. Farming, especially of potatoes, is the major industry in the county.

Census subdivisions

Communities

There are five municipalities within Victoria County (listed by 2016 population):[2]

Official Name Designation Area km2 Population Parish
Grand Falls/Grand-Sault Town 18.09 5,326 Grand Falls
Perth-Andover Village 8.97 1,590 Perth
Plaster Rock Village 3.04 1,023 Gordon
Drummond Village 8.90 737 Drummond
Aroostook Village 2.23 306 Andover

First Nations

There is one First Nations reserve in Victoria County (listed by 2016 population):[3]

Official Name Designation Area km2 Population Parish
Tobique 20 Reserve 24.98 968 Perth

Parishes

The county is subdivided into seven parishes (listed by 2016 population):[2]

Official Name Area km2 Population Municipalities Unincorporated communities
Drummond 1,014.89 2,157 Drummond (village) Black Brook / Burgess Settlement / Caldwell / Canton / Davis Mill / Desjardins Road /
Ennishone / Hazen / Hennigar Corner / Jardine Brook / McManus Siding / Price Road /
Quatre-Coins / Violette Brook / Violette Station
Gordon 1,431.58 1,493 Plaster Rock (village) Anderson Road / Anfield / Arthurette / Birch Ridge / Bluebell Station / Crombie Settlement /
Hazeldean / Maple View / North View / O'Dell / Picadilly / Red Rapids / Rowena /
Sisson Ridge / St. Almo / Three Brooks / Wapske / Weaver
Denmark 751.27 1,471 Foley Brook / Lake Edward / Lerwick / New Denmark / North Tilley / Salmonhurst Corner /
South Tilley
Grand Falls 158.04 1,109 Grand Falls/Grand-Sault (town) Argosy / California Settlement / Costigan / Four Falls / Gillespie Settlement / Grand Falls Portage /
Kelly Road / Limestone / Lower California / Lower Portage / McCluskey / Morrell Siding / Undine /
Upper California
Perth 318.25 1,082 Perth-Andover (village)
Tobique 20 (reserve)
Beech Glen / Beech Glen Road / Bon Accord / Caldwell Brook / Currie / Gladwyn / Hillside /
Inman / Kilburn / Kincardine / Lower Kintore / Lower Perth / Maliseet / Muniac / Quaker Brook /
Red Rapids / Rowena / Tobique Narrows / Upper Kintore
Andover 123.45 891 Aroostook (village) Bairdsville / Beaconsfield / Carlingford / Dover Hill / Hillandale / Maliseet / River De Chute /
Tinker / Turner Settlement
Lorne 1,641.87 464 Blue Mountain Bend / Burntland Brook / Enterprise / Everett / Haley Brook / Lorne / Mapleview /
Nictau / North View / Oxbow / Riley Brook / Sisson Brook / Two Brooks / Victoria

Demographics

Population

Historical Census Data - Victoria County, New Brunswick
YearPop.±%
1991 20,786—    
1996 21,929+5.5%
YearPop.±%
2001 21,172−3.5%
2006 20,319−4.0%
YearPop.±%
2011 19,921−2.0%
2016 18,617−6.5%
[7][1]

Language

Canada Census Mother Tongue - Victoria County, New Brunswick[7][1]
Census Total
English
French
English & French
Other
Year Responses Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop % Count Trend Pop %
2016
18,365
9,930 54.1% 7,875 42.9% 190 Steady 1.0% 370 2.0%
2011
19,630
10,740 Decrease 0.2% 54.71% 8,405 Decrease 2.2% 42.82% 190 Increase 90.0% 0.97% 295 Decrease 52.4% 1.50%
2006
20,070
10,760 Decrease 4.7% 53.61% 8,590 Decrease 3.5% 42.80% 100 Decrease 48.7% 0.50% 620 Increase 18.1% 3.09%
2001
20,915
11,290 Decrease 6.2% 53.98% 8,905 Decrease 0.8% 42.58% 195 Decrease 13.3% 0.93% 525 Increase 22.1% 2.51%
1996
21,675
12,040 n/a 55.55% 8,980 n/a 41.43% 225 n/a 1.04% 430 n/a 1.98%

Transportation

Major highways

Protected areas and attractions

Notable people

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Census Profile, 2016 Census Victoria, County [Census division], New Brunswick". Statistics Canada. Retrieved October 1, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "2016 Community Profiles". 2016 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 21, 2017. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  3. ^ "Census Profile, 2016 Census Tobique 20, Indian reserve [Census subdivision], New Brunswick". Statistics Canada. Retrieved October 1, 2019.
  4. ^ "2011 Community Profiles". 2011 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. July 5, 2013. Retrieved 2014-03-26.
  5. ^ "2006 Community Profiles". 2006 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. March 30, 2011. Retrieved 2014-03-26.
  6. ^ "2001 Community Profiles". 2001 Canadian Census. Statistics Canada. February 17, 2012.
  7. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 census
  8. ^ [1] Religious make-up, for Victoria County, 2001 census - 100% data