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Welcome to Fredericton ...

The city of Fredericton was established in 1785.

Fredericton is near sea level<1>.

Time Zone: Fredericton 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 Fredericton (for example, toward Orient (ME)), you will leave Atlantic Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Fredericton is within the (506) area code.

Websites for Fredericton ...

Official Website:   www.city.fredericton.nb.ca/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.frederictonchamber.ca/

Adding Fredericton 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.

That's the case with Fredericton: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of the Maritime Provinces of Canada (1897).

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

Communities Also Named Fredericton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Fredericton - they are located in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.

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

Communities near Fredericton ...

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

  • Oromocto
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oromocto
    • Oromocto lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southeast of Fredericton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oromocto came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oromocto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oromocto<4>
  • Kingsclear Parish
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsclear Parish
    • Kingsclear Parish lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of Fredericton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsclear Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsclear Parish
  • Douglas Parish
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglas Parish
    • Douglas Parish lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Fredericton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Douglas Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglas Parish
  • Burton Parish
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burton Parish
    • Burton Parish lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Fredericton
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burton Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burton Parish
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Durham Parish
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham Parish
      • Durham Parish lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north of Fredericton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durham Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham Parish
    • Sheffield Parish
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheffield Parish
      • Sheffield Parish lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the east of Fredericton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheffield Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheffield Parish
    • Prince William Parish
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prince William Parish
      • Prince William Parish lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the west of Fredericton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prince William Parish came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prince William Parish
    • Fredericton Junction
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fredericton Junction
      • Fredericton Junction lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the south of Fredericton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredericton Junction came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredericton Junction
    • Tracy
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tracy
      • Tracy lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the south of Fredericton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tracy came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tracy
    • Saint Andre
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Andre
      • Saint Andre lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Fredericton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Andre came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Andre

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fredericton ...

Looking for more information about Fredericton? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fredericton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fredericton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New Brunswick

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Fredericton: www.city.fredericton.nb.ca/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fredericton - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fredericton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fredericton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fredericton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fredericton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.9500, Longitude: -66.6333    
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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