Lincoln, New Brunswick

Lincoln, New Brunswick

Lincoln, New Brunswick

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Lincoln (2001 pop.: 2,850) is a Canadian suburban community in Sunbury County, New Brunswick.

Located on the west bank of the Saint John River between Fredericton and Oromocto, Lincoln was one of the original United Empire Loyalist settlements established in the province following the American Revolution.

The current community is divided among three local service districts: Lincoln, Nevers Road, and Lincoln Park Garden.

Lincoln is best known as being the location of the Fredericton International Airport.

Communities around Lincoln are as following:

Burton, Sunbury County, NB

Fredericton (city), York County, NB

Oromocto (town), Sunbury County, NB

History

Lincoln was one of the original United Empire Loyalist settlements established in the province following the American Revolution.

When the Loyalists moved from the newly independent colonies to British North America, Captain Benjamin Glazier moved in March of 1776 to this area and named it Lincoln, as that is where he came from in Massachusetts. Then Upper and Lower Lincoln was created. Then on the 18th of May 1785 was proclaimed as the Official Birthday of Lincoln. The latter, Upper Lincoln became part of the City of Fredericton, but Lower Lincoln is now only Lincoln, and is a Local Service District. A Local Service District (L.S.D.), elects an Advisory committee and advices the Min of Municipal Affairs of what the Citizens would like to have as far as Bylaws and Codes are concerned. As Lincoln has a big Tax Base, due to the...
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