When New Brunswick was established in 1784 it was divided into eight counties. As the population grew, the original counties were divided and new counties set up; the final complement is 15. These counties are subdivided into civil parishes similar to American townships.
Full descriptions of all fifteen counties by the Provincial Archives in PDF format. Offers a simple map and a statistical and genealogical guide of the county.
Territorial Division Act
The act gives the legal boundary description of each county and its parishes and shire towns. Parishes are listed under their parent counties.
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