Murray Brook

  • Flows southwest into Southeast Upsalquitch River.
  • Probably named for a lumberman.
  • Formerly called Hutchinsons Brook.

New Mills

  • Settled by farmers from Isle of Arran and Ayrshire around 1816.

Ramsay Brook

  • Flows northeast into Southeast Upsalquitch River.
  • Possibly named for H. and P. Ramsay, pioneer lumber exporters at Dalhousie.

Upper Dundee

  • 9 miles southwest of Dalhousie. Post Office 1913-1947.


  • Named after Angus MacLeod, first postmaster.

Mowats Brook

  • Flows southeast into Tracy Brook.
  • Possibly named for John Mowat, of Campbellton, best informed person on Restigouche waters, circa 1896.


  • Established in 1885 by Isle of Arran settlers.

Blair Athol

  • 7 miles southeast of Campbellton.
  • Post Office circa 1885-1955.
  • Named for Blair Atholl, Scotland.


  • Post Office from 1845. Incorporated as town 1888, as city 1958.
  • Named by Robert Ferguson 1833, for Sir Archibald Campbell (1769-1843) Lieut. Governor of New Brunswick 1831-1837.
  • Earlier called Cavenick’s Point (or Kavanagh’s Point), named for a settler from Ireland in 1816; later Quinton’s Point; then Martin’s Point for a shipbuilder.
  • In Mi’kmaq, Wisiamkik, ‘muddy place’ in reference to stirring of sediment there in the narrowing of the Restigouche.
  • Probably site of Petite Rochelle, Acadian village established in 1757, destroyed by British in 1760.


  • 21 miles northwest of Bathurst.
  • Post Office from 1847. Also Post Office Turgeon 1906-1967. Village incorporated 1968.
  • Settled from Ireland 1825, and Scotland 1832.