Grande-Anse

New Brunswick

Quick Facts

Administrative Entity

Gloucester County

Time Zone

America/Halifax

Founding

Jan. 1, 1808

Area

24.42 square kilometers

Statistics Canada SGC

1315038

Coordinates Latitude: 47.813271 Longitude: -65.1820681

About

Overview

Grande-Anse (2011 pop.: 738) is a Canadian village in Gloucester County, New Brunswick. It is near the community of Pokeshaw. The village is located on the shore of Chaleur Bay in the Acadian Peninsula region, 25 km northwest of Caraquet and 45 kilometres east of Bathurst. Grande-Anse's tourist attractions include the Grande-Anse beach, and the Popes' Museum.

History

The village was first settled by Acadian Simon Landry in 1808, and was incorporated in 1968.

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