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2001 population: 69,661
 (Source:
Statistics Canada)

"The Fundy City," "Loyalist City," "Fog City"

Saint John is a city in Saint John County, in the province of New Brunswick. It is on the Saint John River.

The city was named for the river.


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Former and merged community names include:
· Carleton
· Lancaster
· Parr Town
· Portland
· Parrtown
The city is laid out with a number of dead-end streets that frequently confuse tourists.

Once a shipbuilding center, Saint John continues as a major port. It serves as a shipping point for the region's petroleum, potash, forestry and aquaculture industries, as well as a major for cruise boats.

Ranked No. 3 among Canada's Best Cities for Business, by Canadian Business magazine, Sept-Oct 2005.
Well-known residents have included:
· Donald Sutherland, actor
· Louis B. Mayer, filmmaker
· Walter Pidgeon, actor
Local festivals include:
· Loyalist Heritage Festival - July 4-7, 2007
· Fundy Fog Festival - Aug. 18-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Saint John web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Fundy National Park, Rockwood Park, Irving Nature Park
Wildlife: Red Head Marsh

Ferry service to Digby, NS, operates here year-round.
Attractions: Reversing Falls, Cherry Brook Zoo, City Market
Historic sites and museums: Hayward China Museum, New Brunswick Museum, Saint John Jewish Historical Museum, Railway Coastal Museum, Barbour's General Store Museum, Jewish Historical Museum, Carleton Martello Tower, Loyalist House
Colleges and universities: University of New Brunswick - Saint John
Listed places in Saint John:
 Airports (1)
 Cemeteries (1)
 Colleges (1)
 Communities (1)
 Hotels (7)
 Museums (2)
 Newspapers (1)
 Also see listings below

Sections below provide additional information and links about Saint John 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.

Saint John, NB locator map
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Saint John Web sites
 Saint John local government
 Saint John board of trade
 Saint John tourism

Ancestry & family history
 Genealogy page (NB GenWeb) for Saint John 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

Attractions
 Saint John museums


Cemeteries
 Cemeteries in Saint John include Loyalist Burying Ground

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 Saint John area cemeteries
 New Brunswick cemetery database


Communities
 Communities near Saint John

Economy
 Employment growth & unemployment rates

Education
Colleges and universities in Saint John include University of New Brunswick - Saint John

 Colleges in New Brunswick

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

Events
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Food & restaurants
 Chowhound message boards for Canada

Government
 Saint John local government Web site
 New Brunswick provincial government

History
 Archives in New Brunswick
 Library & Archives Canada
 Heritage Canada

Jobs
 Jobs in New Brunswick


Saint John locator map. Use the navigation tools in the upper left to move the map center or to zoom in or out. You can also click and drag the map to move in any direction.


Media
Newspapers in Saint John include Saint John Telegraph-Journal

 Newspapers in New Brunswick

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 Saint John tourism
 New Brunswick tourism bureau
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