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Fredericton, New Brunswick

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2001 population: 47,560
 (Source:
Statistics Canada)

Fredericton is in York County, in the province of New Brunswick. It is on the St. John River. The city is the provincial capital.

The city was named for George III's second son, Frederick.


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Former and merged community names include:
· Fredericstown
· Osnaburg
· Saint Anne's Point
· Sainte-Anne
Loyalists fleeing the American Revolution settled here in 1783.

Local festivals include:
· New Brunswick Highland Games & Scottish Festival - July 27-29, 2007
· Woolastook Bluegrass Festival - June 22-24, 2007
· Silver Wave Film Festival - Nov. 7-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Fredericton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Killarney Lake, Fredericton Trail, Odell Park, Wilmot Park
Attractions: Fredericton Botanic Garden
Historic sites and museums: Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, School Days Museum, Science East, York Sunbury Museum, Historic Garrison District, Historical Society Museum, Christ Church Cathedral
Colleges and universities: University of New Brunswick - Fredericton, Saint Thomas University, New Brunswick Community College
Quotes:
"Ah, Fredericton! That spot where Time lost his way and halted and could not rouse himself to move on..."
-- The Unknown Country: Canada and Her People
Bruce Hutchison
Listed places in Fredericton:
 Colleges (2)
 Hotels (9)
 Newspapers (1)
 Also see listings below

Sections below provide additional information and links about Fredericton travel and tourism, maps, recreation, government and transportation.

Note: The ePodunk database includes many places that are no longer populated communities. These may include rural crossroads, hamlets, ghost towns or settlements that have been absorbed by nearby cities or towns.

Fredericton, NB locator map
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Fredericton Web sites
 Fredericton local government
 Fredericton Chamber of Commerce


Ancestry & family history
 Genealogy page (NB GenWeb) for York County
 New Brunswick genealogy page (GenWeb)
 New Brunswick genealogical society
 Canadian Genealogy Centre
 Early Canadiana Online
 New Brunswick family search
 Upper and Lower Canada marriage bonds

  Census records (historic):
  1901 census
  1911 census

  City directories:
  Library and Archives Canada collection

  Immigration:
  Immigration records, 1925-1935
  Land:
  Canadian County Atlas

  Military:
  Soldiers of World War I

Archives
 New Brunswick archive
 Library & Archives Canada

Cemeteries
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 New Brunswick cemetery database


Communities
 Communities near Fredericton

Economy
 Employment growth & unemployment rates

Education
Colleges and universities in Fredericton include Saint Thomas University, University of New Brunswick - Fredericton

 Colleges in New Brunswick

Environment
 Air quality forecasts for New Brunswick
 Environment Canada
 Nature Conservancy in Canada

Events
 Fredericton festival web sites:
  Fredericton Exhibition
  Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival
  New Brunswick Highland Games & Scottish
  Silver Wave Film Festival

 ePodunk festival listings

Food & restaurants
 Chowhound message boards for Canada

Government
 Fredericton local government Web site
 New Brunswick provincial government

History
 Archives in New Brunswick
 Library & Archives Canada
 Heritage Canada

Jobs
 Jobs in New Brunswick


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Media
Newspapers in Fredericton include Fredericton Daily Gleaner

 Newspapers in New Brunswick

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 Airports near Fredericton
 Hotels in or near Fredericton
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