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Welcome to Bristol ...

The village of Bristol is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Bristol lies in the Atlantic Time Zone (AST/ADT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: AST- Heure Normale de l'Atlantique (HNA), ADT- Heure Avancée de l'Atlantique (HAA).

Note: If you travel west from Bristol (for example, toward Bridgewater (ME)), you will soon leave Atlantic Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Bristol: (506)

Communities Also Named Bristol ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 45 communities that are also named Bristol - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan (3), Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bristol.

Communities near Bristol ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bristol.

  • Wakefield Parish
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakefield Parish
    • Wakefield Parish lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the south of Bristol
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakefield Parish
  • Perth - Andover
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perth - Andover
    • Perth - Andover lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the north of Bristol
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perth - Andover came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perth - Andover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perth - Andover<4>
  • Mars Hill [Aroostook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mars Hill
    • Mars Hill [Aroostook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the west of Bristol
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mars Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mars Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mars Hill<4>
  • Pert Parish
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pert Parish
    • Pert Parish lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the north of Bristol
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pert Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pert Parish
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hartland
    • Monticello [Aroostook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monticello
      • Monticello [Aroostook County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Bristol
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<4>
    • Blaine [Aroostook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blaine
      • Blaine [Aroostook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the west of Bristol
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 668 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blaine have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blaine<4>
    • Bridgewater [Aroostook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgewater
      • Bridgewater [Aroostook County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of Bristol
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 560 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgewater have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgewater
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgewater<4>
    • Centreville
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centreville
      • Centreville lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Bristol
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centreville came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centreville
    • Westfield [Aroostook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westfield
      • Westfield [Aroostook County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northwest of Bristol
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 505 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westfield have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bristol. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bristol.

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bristol. See our Newspapers Page for Bristol.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bristol ...

Looking for more information about Bristol? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bristol, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bristol.

Adding Bristol to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Bristol was on a map titled Map of Maritime Provinces of Canada (from Rand McNally, 1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bristol on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of New Brunswick

About New Brunswick

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bristol. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of New Brunswick: https://www.gnb.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bristol - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bristol) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bristol. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BristolOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bristol. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.4667, Longitude: -67.5667    
<3>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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