Bathurst (New Brunswick)

Bathurst is a small town in northern New Brunswick in Canada. It has almost 12,272 inhabitants; its metropolitan area about 30 424 inhabitants. The airport of Bathurst is with 3409 aircraft movements ( 2008), the second largest in the province.

Geography and climate

To metropolitan area Bathurst Area includes the towns of Bathurst, Beresford, Petit- Rocher, Nigadou, St. Rousette, Belledune, Green Point, South and North Teddigush Teddigush.

Bathurst is on the Bay Bathurst Harbour, which further leads to the Chaleur Bay and into the Atlantic.

The highest ever recorded temperature was on July 4, 1983 36.5 degrees, the lowest in winter -36.1 degrees Celsius (12 December 1976).

Culture and sights

As the symbol of Bathurst applies the post- 19th century. (French: Sacré -Coeur ) in 1886, the Catholic Church Sacred Heart was construction begun. Your 44 -meter high tower was built in 1896. The church was elevated to a cathedral in 1938. The building was built of granite umliegendem.


The professional junior hockey team Acadie - Bathurst Titan won five times the Coupe du Président.

Sons and daughters

  • Joseph De Grasse (1873-1940), actor and director
  • Sam De Grasse (1875-1953), actor ( brother of Joseph )
  • Natasha Saint- Pier ( born 1981 ), singer