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Eel River Crossing, New Brunswick

Eel River Crossing
Official seal of Eel River Crossing
Eel River Crossing is located in New Brunswick
Eel River Crossing

Eel River Crossing
Location within New Brunswick.
Country  Canada
Province  New Brunswick
County Restigouche
Parish Dalhousie
Founded 1875
Incorporated November 9, 1966
Electoral Districts   

Provincial Dalhousie-Restigouche East
 • Type Village Council
 • Mayor Denis D. Savoie
 • Councillors
 • Land 17.45 km2 (6.74 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 1,209
 • Density 69.3/km2 (179/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 3.5%
 • Dwellings 527
Time zone AST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) ADT (UTC-3)
Postal code(s)
Area code(s) 506
Route 11

Route 275
Route 280
Median Income* $42,411 CDN
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

Eel River Crossing (2011 population: 1,209) is a Canadian village in Restigouche County, New Brunswick.[3]


  • History 1
  • Demographics 2
  • Trivia 3
  • Notable people 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


Usually simplified to simply Eel River, the village is situated on the Eel River. It received the name "Crossing" after the Intercolonial Railway built its Halifax-Rivière-du-Loup main line through the community in 1875.



Notable people

See also


  1. ^ Government of New Brunswick website: Eel River Crossing
  2. ^ a b 2011 Statistics Canada Census Profile: Eel River Crossing, New Brunswick
  3. ^ New Brunswick Provincial Archives - Eel River Crossing
  4. ^ Statistics Canada: 1996, 2001, 2006 census
  5. ^ 2006 Statistics Canada Community Profile: Eel River Crossing, New Brunswick

External links

  • Eel River Crossing website

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